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Mohamed Abdul-Karim

Gender Male
Profile type Individual
Country Egypt
Category AFAC Express, Visual Arts
Year 2018, 2015, 2012



Let the Sea Eat Me: To Perform a Ferry
Category: Visual Arts
Year: 2018
Status: Open

The project consists of a text-based performance and a book, staging the sea and reflecting the relationship between mankind and the water, through examining a particular phase of this relationship, namely the waves of immigrants in the Mediterranean, and the history of fugitive performance in the Nile river. Other relations to the water such as sports, rituals and legends are also portrayed.

 



Dramatic Episodes about locomotion
Category: Visual Arts
Year: 2015
Status: Open

This project focuses on the terms “alienation” and “immigration” and investigates the historical connection between Mediterranean Europe and North Africa. The artist will be collecting stories about the corsairs and pirates that roamed the Mediterranean and Atlantic African coast and will investigate issues regarding political and cultural boundaries. The resulting body of research will be a performance that takes different narrative forms, literary, historical, storytelling.



External Rotation
Category: AFAC Express
Year: 2012
Status: Closed

This short experimental film is derived from the legend of "The People of the Cave," known in the Biblical tradition as “The Seven Sleepers.” The symbolism of this archaic story is projected and integrated into the current events, particularly echoing the experience of the Arab youth and their sudden awakening.



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