Conference on Photographies and Conflict
Famagusta Gate, Nicosia – November 2018

Conference on Photographies and Conflict

Recently, I attended a conference on photographies and conflict that was organized by the International Association of Photography & Theory in Nicosia, Cyprus at the end of November 2018. It was the fifth conference of the association and it was titled "Photographies and Conflict: Archiving and Consuming Images of Strife". I attended the conference as a presenter and I was very happy to meet with many scholars who are working…

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Filming Revolution – A Meta-Documentary Book/Website on Filmmaking in Egypt

I used to imagine composite mediums when I was a teenager, when I was an unashamed daydreamer. One of these was a book with notes to inform the reader with the exact intonation and melody to read the dialogues. So it would be a text but with a superimposed notation, that can include musical notation as well, such that reading would be both reading the text and singing the melody.…

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Revisiting Archive

Revisiting Archive In the Aftermath of Revolution was the title of the symposium on hosted by the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) in Berlin on October 26-28, organized by the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) in association with the research program Europe in the Middle East - the Middle East in Europe (EUME). The symposium brought together historians, archivists, artists, collectors and story-tellers to address the question…

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