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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 62–65.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Khaled Hafez Copyright © 1999 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1999 Artists, No-Curators, And Other Intellectual Jargon: The International Cairo Biennale Khaled Hafez ike Egyptian soap-operas...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 86–91.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Olu Oguibe Copyright © 2000 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2000 CAIRO: Interview with Karim Francis Olu Oguibe This interview was conducted by Olu Oguibe at Espace Karim Francis in Cairo during the Cairo Biennale, December 1998. Karim Francis is a gallerist who...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 78–83.
Published: 01 November 2001
...), 10 x 15 cm photographic print used as part of the final collage. ©Lara Baiadi Mohammed Abu Naga, The Burn 451 FH, Al Nitaq, Cairo (Dar El Mahroos Bookshop), installation, burnt books, stone sculpture. n a walk through the 8th Cairo International...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Prita S. Meier Copyright © 2003 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2003 TERRITORIAL STRUGGLES: CAIRO AND CONTEMPORARY ART Hassan Khan, video still from Reading the Surface: 100 Faces, 6 Locations and 25 Questions, 2001. Courtesy of Galerie Chantal Crousel 3...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 64–81.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Mona Khazindar; Unity Woodman Georges Henein (1914–73) was a Francophone Egyptian writer who introduced surrealism to the artistic and intellectual milieu of Cairo as early as 1937. The author traces Henein’s engagement with the tenets of surrealism articulated by André Breton in France and his...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 62–75.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., or compelling, us to look again at the powerful medium of graffiti and how, in cities such as Cairo, the graffiti artist articulates and documents social upheaval. To engage with Gröndahl’s photographs is to begin to engage with the complexities of the Arab Spring and the ways in which Cairo’s graffiti artists...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 168–178.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... After the summer of 2013, all signs of the revolution have been erased from the streets of Cairo, and the crackdown on ac- tivists has been escalating since then. Any sign of opposition is immediately crushed. Looking back at the window of freedom that was created on the streets before the military coup...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 164–182.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Ola Seif When the Art and Liberty group launched its activities in the late 1930s and early 1940s, the young Levon Boyadjian (later to become the famous Van-Leo) and his elder brother, Angelo, were jointly debuting their careers as photographers in Cairo. Van-Leo’s archive of photographic prints...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 100–118.
Published: 01 November 2021
... published Surrealism in Egypt and Plastic Arts (Cairo: Ministry of Culture, Foreign Cultural Relations, 1986), a historical account of surrealism in Egypt and the artistic and societal impact of the Art and Liberty group within this context. He offers the reader a glimpse into his interest and intention...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 184–191.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the end of the routine, and in yet another postcolonial moment, Yehia tells Amr of his lifelong obsession with playing Hamlet, as inspired by the final performance of the role by Sir John Gielgud in 1940s colonial Cairo. In addition to the fact that Gielgud s perfor­ mance of Hamlet is also considered...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 120–131.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Hisham Geshta; Dina Hussein Author Hisham Geshta, literary and art critic and editor of Al Kitaba Al Ukhra ( Other Writing ), Cairo, Egypt, reminisces about his meeting and long-term relationship with writer and activist Anwar Kamel and their united efforts to publish established and emerging...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 144–162.
Published: 01 November 2021
... and Liberty, a group of Egyptian artists and writers who resisted the Nazi and fascist risings before and after World War II. Anchored by Samir Gharib’s Surrealism in Egypt and Plastic Arts ; correspondence between photographer Lee Miller, living in Cairo in the 1940s, and British artist and poet Roland...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 30–33.
Published: 01 May 1999
... installation from the 1997 Exhibition of Young Artists at Cairo's Akhnaeton Gallery, pink satin re• places glass and wood, and in Marzouk's sculpture for the 7th International Cairo Biennale, mahogany veneer replaces the severity of stone. These familiar yet discor• dant surfaces...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 103.
Published: 01 May 2003
...• based in Cairo. greater than ever. cussion between participants as It was against this backdrop, they strove to fill the void which and in spite of current events, they inhabited with limited that the participants of Wasla...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 22–43.
Published: 01 November 2020
... career, accompanied by a select number of images of his oeuvre from his early days in his native Alexandria to his sojourns in Baghdad and Cairo, and his current practice in New York City, where he has been living since 1974. It also offers a glimpse, in image and in text, of his diverse corpus...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 40–53.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Alex Dika Seggerman This paper contextualizes the Art and Liberty group within the scope of Egyptian modern art. In doing so, it argues that this movement does not simply translate “central” Parisian surrealism to so-called “peripheral” Cairo. Rather, Art and Liberty represents a pivot...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 8–23.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Salah M. Hassan The 2015 Egyptian Surrealists in Global Perspective conference, and the companion 2016 exhibition When Art Becomes Liberty: The Egyptian Surrealists ( 1938–1965 ), both held in Cairo, Egypt, explored the history and evolution of the work of Egyptian surrealists and their remarkable...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 246–247.
Published: 01 November 2021
... The Egyptian Surrealists (1938 65) Selected Timeline of Important Events 1900 1908 (May) The Cairo School of Fine Arts opens in Cairo. 1910 1913 Ramses Younan is born in Minya, Egypt. 1914 (January 20) Georges Henein is born in Cairo. 1919 Popular Revolution against British Protectorate led...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 18–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... Exhibited in the 1960s in the house of the National Democratic Party of Egypt, Cairo Shalem Nka • 19 animals and to have complete control over mon...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 210–226.
Published: 01 November 2021
...May Telmissany Copyright © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 Kamel Telmisany s Surrealist Unrest May Telmissany O n January 19, 1939, the Art and Liberty group was formed in Cairo, a few months following the publication of the foundational Manifesto for an Independent Revolutionary Art, written...