Egyptian visual culture in the context of conflict & unrest:  is artists’ independence being subsumed by politics?

Date: 5 December 2012
Time: 18:30 – 20:30
Venue: Delfina Foundation

A panel discussion and reception. Participants include:

Ahmad Hosni, artist, photographer and writer, based in Cairo and Barcelona.
Mahmoud Khaled, artist, based in Beirut and Alexandria, currently artist in residence at Delfina Foundation.
Daniella Rose King, writer and curator, recently Programme Curator at MASS Alexandria.
Dr Dalia Said Mostafa, Lecturer in Arabic and Comparative Literature, the University of Manchester, currently focusing on the role of women as digital activists in contemporary Egypt.

Chaired by Omar Kholeif, curator, writer and Senior Editor, Ibraaz.

This event is programmed by Omar Kholeif in association with Culture+Conflict, an agency supporting arts and culture in international conflict and post conflict situations.

The discussion is part of a research inquiry supported by the Institute fur Auslandsbeziehungen/ Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa)

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