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“Coloring to Expose Corruption”

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Before this year will end, here is yet another example of Cairene self organized clever actions found back in April 2013. I met Habiba in the metro on an early Friday morning to accompany her “coloring thru corruption”. It’s the … Continue reading

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Hyperlocal Constitution Writing – “My Neighbourhood”

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“All politics is local” One phenomenon which I found striking during my last stay in Cairo was the emergence of different independent initiatives, projects or enterprises that aim at building structures from a very local level and at establishing actual … Continue reading

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“I felt betrayed by the revolution itself” – Yasmine El Baramawy about ‘sexual terrorism’ and revolutionary inadequacies

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Yasmine El Baramawy’s brave TV appearance has made her a well known activist in the fight against sexual harassment and sexual violence. She – and other women – were sexually violated during a protest against president Mohamed Morsi’s constitutional declaration … Continue reading

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Leaving marks – the D-CAF Festival in Cairo

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This is a short medley of three great concert nights at the shabby/cool Sherazade Nightclub in Cairo: DJ Khadafi Dub (USA) – Electronic / El Rass & Muna (Lebanon) – Hip Hop / SADAT (Egypt) – Mahragan/Shaabi Music as part … Continue reading

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Skateboarding in Cairo – “An Afternoon with Habiba”

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Habiba is an amazing young girl with a lot of energy. You can watch my short film with and about her on Vimeo.

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“The World is Not Fair” / Camel Sound Art in Berlin

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In January 2012, I was lucky enough to be invited to record on a camel farm in the oasis of Farafra: By some coincidence, the Dutch artist Willem de Rooij got to know about these recordings. At that time he … Continue reading

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“Die ägyptische Revolution im öffentlichen Raum”

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Mittwoch, 03.08.2011 um 19.30 Uhr in der Sendung Zeitreisen von Deutschlandradio Kultur läuft mein halbstündiges Stück “Auf der Großbaustelle einer neuen Gesellschaft – Die ägyptische Revolution im öffentlichen Raum” Hier kann die Sendung nachgehörtgelesen werden. Der rote Faden ist mein … Continue reading

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