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TOPIC visual culture
Modern Egypt: On objects that represent the world
Mohammad Shawky Hassan | The way the project displayed commodities failed to reveal new things about them or those who made them.
Now That’s What I Call Arab Pop (vol 1): The rise of the soul-stealer
Ada Petiwala | Video killed the radio star, but YouTube killed the music video channel, and thousands of video clips
Globalizing dissent, Egyptian civil society, and the limits of translation
Ahmed Refaat | Egyptian civil society, after the rollercoaster we all have all been on since the revolution, is rethinking
A history of CIC’s 10 years in posters
Jenifer Evans | On the 10th birthday of the exhibition space, library, photography school and photographic facility,
‘Take it’ back please, Ramy Essam
Andeel | On Friday a song was briefly released on YouTube by Egyptian musician Ramy Essam. The song, Ashan Takhdoh
A quick look back at the revolution’s internet sensations
Andeel | Way too much has been said and written about the social media use of the January 25 generation. Hysterical
Toward an art that hides nothing behind
Adham Selim | Ganzeer’s metaphor imagines the world as a spectacle, something that you can choose either to gaze
Pop, patriarchy and fake nostalgia
Andeel and Maha ElNabawi | In seeking to make hits, female singers started making songs speaking in the language an insecure man
The guy behind Contemporary Art
Mai Elwakil | Type “contemporary art is” in a Google search, and the top three suggestions one gets are: “bullshit,”
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Beyoncé, Coldplay, and why we can’t let exotica become banal
Growing up in America in the 1980s through the noughties made most of my generation pretty hard to offend.