The bodies of ancient “mummies” made the news again this month, when Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism opened one of the recently unearthed 59 wooden coffins.
A trio of exhibitions laud technology as a springboard and a tool, while also probing the way it can harbor a quiet threat.
Authorities intercepted the package on its way to Belgium after X-rays revealed dismembered body parts inside the equipment.
An unusual exhibition in draws a line between work being made in the heyday of Nasser’s Egypt and today.
After announcing the inclusion of Tamer El Said’s film In the Last Days of the City in its next edition, the Cairo International Film Festival abruptly removed it from its program, allegedly for screening in too many other festivals.
CAIRO — This evening, around 6:15pm local time, Townhouse Gallery’s lawyer confirmed that a committee of engineers has deemed a demolition order, issued on Saturday, unnecessary.
The façade of the historic building building at 10 Nabrawy Street in downtown Cairo that houses part of the revered Townhouse Gallery collapsed on Wednesday morning.
The destination of all of Cairo’s trash is widely known internationally as “Garbage City.” But over the past few weeks, the neighborhood of Manshiyat Naser has been witnessing an unexpected and vivid creation spread across its landscape, towering over the dirty discards that line its streets.
On this week’s art crime blotter: cops catch Dale Chihuly employee stealing glass en masse, Nebraska teen lights sculpture on fire, and a Florida man’s tin-foil-wrapped house is not a hit with neighbors.
For centuries, tourists have flocked to Cairo to behold the Pyramids of Giza firsthand.
For decades, an affordable housing shortage in Cairo, one of the largest cities in the world, has resulted in hundreds of families moving into the cemeteries. Photojournalist Tamara Abdul Hadi went into one such community to document what life is like among the dead.
Global Voices is reporting on a new social media hashtag that is demonstrating that pro-LGBT proponents in Egypt are not afraid to speak out. The hashtag #ضد_رهاب_المثلية (Against homophobia) has been generating conversation between LGBT supporters and opponents, but its very existence points to a broadening of Egyptian debate on the topic of LGBT rights.