Cairo: Images of Transition

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The Egyptian revolution of 2011 has significantly changed the relationship between citizens, public space, and visual expression. “Cairo: Images of Transition” traces these developments and their effects on political communication, urban space, and cultural production. The book is the first publication to offer a deep view on the relationship between aesthetics and politics in the wake of the Egyptian revolution 2011. Renowned Egyptian and international writers, artists and activists trace the shifting status of the image as a communicative tool, a witness to history, and an active agent for change.

ISBN: 9783837626155 Author: Dal, Mikala Hyldig Publisher: Transcript Publication Date: 15th September 2013 Imprint: Transcript Cover: Paperback Pages: 284 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , ,

The Egyptian revolution of 2011 has significantly changed the relationship between citizens, public space, and visual expression. “Cairo: Images of Transition” traces these developments and their effects on political communication, urban space, and cultural production. The book is the first publication to offer a deep view on the relationship between aesthetics and politics in the wake of the Egyptian revolution 2011. Renowned Egyptian and international writers, artists and activists trace the shifting status of the image as a communicative tool, a witness to history, and an active agent for change.

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