From the Editors
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[The January 25th Revolution in Egypt brought to the fore the artistic talents of many of the youth who participated in the sit-ins and demonstrations of Tahrir Square. This is the first installment of a series of short interviews with the artists of the Egyptian revolution. Samples of Nady's work appear below the interview.] Ahmad Nady, a comics artist and cartoonist who studies at the College of Arts, came to be known through his work in two of the most famous ...Keep Reading »
Eman Morsi is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Middle East and Islamic Studies at New York University.
"The women express a desire to participate in warfare, and are frustrated when they are forced to remain in the safe houses with the children while the men conduct battle. In 1948, they gain the “right” to guard the kibbutz with hunting rifles. The film concludes with photographs of these women wielding their guns, implying that they gave up their own liberation for the sake of the national struggle and the settler colonial project."click | email | tweet