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Ebony Coletu

Visualizing Revolution: The Politics of Paint in Tahrir

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On 2 April, the Center for Translation Studies and the Department of Rhetoric and Composition at the American University in Cairo hosted “Visualizing Revolution: The Epic Murals of Tahrir.” Three artists, Alaa Awad, Ammar Abo Bakr, and Hanaa El Degham, spoke about their work along with journalist and collaborator Ahmed Aboul Hassan.   I coordinated the event with Samia Mehrez to provide a space to think about the kinds of interaction the murals inspired, moving beyond ...

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