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Why revolutionary artists?

After the demise and the arrest of the long-ruling President Mubarak and his confidants in May 2011, the political enlightenment of the people is perhaps the most important challenge for the young freedom movement. The revolution, largely caused by social networks, was indeed supported by the majority of the population, however during the past months … Weiterlesen

The sensuous dimension of an uprising

„Only art reflects the sensuous dimension of what an encounter, an uprising or a riot is.“ (Alain Badiou) Through the active support of artists, the unrest that reached Egypt as a result of the Tunisian uprising succeeded to become a revolution. Many of them have been fighting for a change of mentality for years. During … Weiterlesen