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On Farouk Wahba’s atelier: Chronicle of a mentor and his students
Ali Hussein Al Adawy | Alexandrian artist Farouk Wahba created a contemporary art movement which still echoes today
Podcast | Katalog #00: Maurice Louca
Maha ElNabawi | Katalog is a podcast about the process, production and meaning behind select works from the region
Cosmic innovation: How Maurice Louca changed the rules to make Elephantine
Peter Holslin | It’s almost startling the ways that Louca, 36, has evolved as a musician over the years.
Pride of the Arabs: Mo, morality, and memes
Sulafa Zidani | Did you know that Mo Salah is made of “0% fat, 0% grease, 100% morals?”  Did you know that the real
Shubeik Lubeik: An urban fantasy about wishes
Sherif Abdel Samad | In her debut graphic novel Shubeik Lubeik (2018), young graphic novelist Deena Mohamed Yehia (1994) draws
Video | Avant-titre: How films begin
Ahmed Abuelfadl | Ahmed Abuelfadl analyzes the opening scenes of three iconic films in Egyptian cinema
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Binaries in music writing: Gender as a way out
Maha ElNabawi | Are we meant to discuss music solely through aesthetic critique or are we meant to contextualize it?
‘Hungover’: Reflections on the routes and residue of 1968
Ali Hussein Al-Adawy | 1968 might have been a political failure but it has also spurred ideas that remain relevant today
 
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