works ABU MAHARAQ/ DESERT WASHING, BURULLUS, AL BURJ/ PLANTING, MEHWAR
AL MONIP/ CAMEL TRAVEL, CHAMPOLLION/ WHITE PIGEONS, were made for an
exhibition in Gezira Art Centre in Cairo. Men and women in Eygpt are
often valued and treated very unequally. To oppose the common behaviour
towards women the primary concern for this exhibition was, amongst
others, the appreciation and accentuation of female dignity and
feminity. This happened for example by simply exchanging the usual role
A brackish water
lake in the Nile River delta, located at the Mediterranean coast
between Alexandria and Damietta.
There, in addition to fishing and boatbuilding, people are cutting,
bundling and consigning reed for the fabrication of fences to
protect oases gardens from wind, sand and sun.
The video is playing with the natural and spiritual power of woman,
while the man is as a guardian in the background.