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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
Townhouse dips into the archive on its 20th anniversary: But where are the stories?
Sara Elkamel | Sara ElKamel speaks with Townhouse's Mariam al-Nozahy about the gallery’s 20-year retrospective
On the economic history of making music in Egypt and Yousra El Hawary’s crowdfunding campaign
Ahmed Nada | Crowdfunding may be a way to rebel against the rules of the market and the state.
Producing inequality: Creative economies in Cairo
Ilka Eickhof | Economic language has seeped deep into the everyday in western Europe, and is being imported into Egypt
Cactus Flower: A glimpse behind a Swiss-Egyptian dance collaboration
Alexandra Stock | How the dance that follows on from Hala Elkoussy's film came into being.
Slums, gated communities and public space
Adham Selim | On global cultural policies and the architectural stalemate in Egypt.
On creative ways to fund films, and women who killed their husbands
Rowan El Shimi | Egypt’s indie filmmakers come up with alternative methods of making, from crowdfunding to no-budget
Cactus Flower: Talking to Hala Elkoussy about film and crowdfunding
Mahmoud Hosni | It has become apparent of late that cinema production is declining as a result of TV, as the Ramadan
The lost art of patronage: 5 remarkable Egyptian art patrons
Fatenn Mostafa Kanafani | The history of Egyptian modern art is rich with patrons whose legacy, visionary commitment and generosity
 
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Opinion
Yasmine Zohdi
What we talk about when we talk about trees
We are left with two choices: to withdraw entirely or to talk about trees. How do we create a third?
Culture, the state, and the culture of the state
I thought it appropriate to start this article with an excerpt from a poem by the famous Palestinian