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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 168–178.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Bahia Shehab The article highlights the dialogue that took place in 2011–13 between the street and cyberspace and the government and the revolutionaries during the first wave of the Egyptian revolution. In this personal account of the Egyptian uprising, the author describes the unfolding political...
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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 (2015) 2015 (36): 76–87.
Published: 01 May 2015
...; in the Space in Cairo in front of the Palace of the recent articles on Egyptian art and the revolution Arts on the Opera House grounds in January 2010, continue to take him as their departure point.6 Ob- as part of the exhibition Why Not? For one hour 78 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 228–245.
Published: 01 November 2021
... in Egypt of the 1940s or the life of the avant-garde in post-war Paris, the Egyptian revolution of the 1950s, America s turbulent era of the 1960s and the civil rights movement, and recent American developments in the aftermath of 9/11 represented by the exceedingly xenophobic and anti-Muslim orientation...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 62–65.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... It is no coincidence perhaps that Mansour's attempts to take on these issues to do with nostalgia coincide with a national revision of the Egyptian Revolution and the Royal Era. While the Revolution itself remains sacrosanct, the once heavily critiqued Royal Era, the era of King Farouk, which was anathema...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 246–247.
Published: 01 November 2021
... 23) Muhammad Naguib and Gamal Abdel Nasser lead the Free Officers coup against the monarchy, which results in the Egyptian Revolution of 1952. 1953 André Breton publishes On Surrealism in Its Living Works. 1956 (June 23) Gamal Abdel Nasser becomes President of Egypt. Ramses Younan is forced...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 62–75.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of a people: “Revolution.” Mohamed Mahmoud Street, Cairo Chambers Nka • 63 Tahrir Square, the heart of the Egyptian revolution. In the crowd one can recognize the following historic figures: Anwar...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 8–23.
Published: 01 November 2021
... by the growing British colonial presence and monarchic authorities, which had created obstacles to its publications, exhibitions, and related activities. This was to be further compounded in the early 1950s, in the aftermath of the Egyptian revolution of 1952 and the policies of Gamal Abdel Nasser s regime...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 22–43.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to the generation of artists who came of age between the Second World War and the Egyptian revolution of 1952. Besides Morsi, the group in- cluded painter Abdel Hadi al-Gazzar, playwright Alfred Faraj, sculptor Mahmoud Moussa, and writ- er Mounir Ramzi, among others. According to scholar and translator Hala Halim...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 24–39.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., their complete unhumanness. 9 This quality is perhaps the underlying reason for the surrealists interest. It gives to the Egyptian civilization a quality of otherworldliness that is less apparent in those of the other civilizations of the Middle East and which becomes obscured when it is not altogether lacking...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 8–29.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., the need to find a formal one of the most visible institutions against which Revolution (1952), in which two urbane women getic, and more painterly. It is almost as if the language that appropriately speaks to contempo - Egyptian secular feminists have fought from its in - perform...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2003
...), p.5. " For a detailed discussion of the historical development of Egyptian art since the 1952 Revolution see...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 82–99.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Bachir El Sibaei; Ila El Amam Georges Henein was an important pioneer of modernism in Egypt, who played a critical role in the cultural and artistic movement of the country, despite critics who tried to distance him from contemporary Egyptian thought under the guise that he was a Francophone writer...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 18–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
... zeitgeist in the Egyptian artistic milieu and mirroring the individual and genuine artistic response of al-Gazzar to the utopian, almost mythical status given to surrealism in Egypt in the first half of the last century. This work of art is dealt with here as a reflection of the changing social...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 210–226.
Published: 01 November 2021
... by Leon Trotsky and André Breton, with the help of Diego Rivera. In the manner of the manifesto, the Egyptian group defended artistic liberty at a time when fascism and Nazism were rife in Europe and promoted an anti-authoritarian and anti-imperial agenda that was informed by Marxist and Freudian theories...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 86–91.
Published: 01 May 2000
... represents several important Egyptian Artists who live and work in Cairo and abroad, in addition to a few foreign artists who reside in Egypt. 00: Would you introduce some of the artists thatyou represent? KF: Before I do this, I'd like to say that artists in Cairo are isolated from one another...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 54–62.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Amina Diab Copyright © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 Free Art and Surrealist Aesthetics Resituating the Art and Liberty Group in Egyptian Art History Amina Diab O n December 22, 1938, a group of artists and intellectuals coalesced to sign a manifesto titled Long Live Degenerate Art! (Yahya...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 60–79.
Published: 01 May 2008
...," wrote Fanon, "nor an abstract and an international consciousness that emerges populism that believes it can discover the people's from the life and work of the Egyptian architect true nature." On the contrary, Fanon emphasizes Hassan Fathy. As Nasser Rabbat points out, Fathy's the futility...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 120–131.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the writings of Georges Henein, Ramses Younan, Kamel Telmisany, and era poets, illuminating the ideology and creative output of Egyptian surrealist artists and thought leaders across more than five decades. Copyright © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 Al Kitaba Al Ukhra Al Tatawwur Anwar Kamel...
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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...