Mona Abu Al-Nasr
In an exhibition on view in Cairo, the Egyptian artist again takes a classic work of art and explores its themes in his own contemporary style.
The second edition of Ettijahat’s MINA arts festival is taking place in three countries, with four films on view in Cairo.
The documentary, by three female students, was inspired by an Instagram campaign last year that encouraged women to speak out about harassment.
Haitham Dabbour’s novel “Embargo” juxtaposes the traditional Scheherazade with a contemporary careerwoman who publicly accuses her boss of harassment.
Students’ art graduation projects seek inspiration in Egypt’s heritage but also reflect the modern world and the isolation caused by Covid-19.
The organizers say their choice of more than 350 works is meant to generate a dialogue between different generations of artists.