Photo exhibition “Reporting …a revolution (continued)”
Feb. 12th – 19th 2012 FREIES MUSEUM BERLIN
Press release, January 26th 2012:
On the occasion of the international premiere of the Egyptian documentary feature ALTHAWRA… KHABAR (Reporting…A Revolution) by Bassam Mortada (Berlinale Special, 2012), Al-Masry Media Group is presenting a photo exhibition with about 60 photographs by 16 young Egyptian photographers working for the independent daily newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm (http://www.egyptindependent.com/), Cairo, Egypt, documenting the events in 2011 and the time after. ALTHAWRA… KHABAR (Reporting…A Revolution) is a film about six journalists from Egypt reporting from the heart of their countries revolution. It’s an 18 days biography of a nation and six reporters. Because the protest continues Al-Masry Al-Youm wishes to publish the works of reporters and photographers who continued to report to the public. The exhibition “Reporting…a revolution (continued)” presents the work of 16 photographers and video reports of journalists who continue to report on the revolution. Photos shot the 25th of January this year complete and update this exhibition.
FREIES MUSEUM BERLIN C/O LAWYERS FOR THE ARTS e.V.
Potsdamer Str. 91, 10785 Berlin
With works by:
Amr Abd Alla, Fouad Elgarnousy, Mohamed El Garnousy, Hazem Abd El, Hamid Ahmed El Masry, Aly El Malky, Mohamed El Shamy, Hossam Fadl, Namir Galal, Ahmed Hayman, Mohamed Hossam El Din, Mohamed Khaled, Mohamed Maarouf, Kismet El Sayed, Tarek Wagih und Mohamed Abdel Wahab.
Short videos by Al-Masry Al-Youm will be running on s screen – also available online
www.almasryalyoum.com/en/video – documenting important moments of
the revolution and events after Mubarak’s resignation.
The exhibition is curated by Katia Hermann in collaboration with Kismet El Sayed.
A catalogue will be published for this special occasion (go to publications for PDF).
Pre-opening for press only: Friday, February 10th, 3pm
Opening: Saturday, February 11th, 3pm to 10pm
Talk with photographer Ahmed Hayman: Sunday, February 12th, 3pm to 5pm, followed by video screening
LINK french ITV with Ahmed Hayman:
VIDEO (ITV & sequences of the documentary):
photographs © Katia Hermann