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colonialism, politics, post-colonialism, religion
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Written and spoken word (general)
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International Festival of Literature Berlin (ilb)

Edward al-Charrat was born in 1926 in Alexandria, Egypt. During his Law studies, which he completed in 1946, he worked in a British marine depot and immediately after that at the Egyptian National Bank. Because he participated in the activities of the anti-colonial movement he had to accept the...

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Kolonialismus, Politik, Postkolonialismus, Religion
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (allgemein)

Edwar Al-Kharrat wurde 1926 in Alexandria, Ägypten, geboren. Während seines Studiums der Rechtswissenschaften, das er 1946 beendete, arbeitete er in einem britischen Marinedepot, unmittelbar danach bei der ägyptischen Nationalbank. Wegen Beteiligung an den Aktivitäten der...

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desert, gender
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Written and spoken word (novel, story)
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House of World Cultures

ARTIST STATEMENT/ POSTCARD PROJECT OF THE HOUSE OF WORLD CULTURES 2007 ´What is writing, is it life, is it the life or is it the life the writer is writing. How is it, when the writer does not get recognition or success - how will be his life, how will it look like? How he can stand to himself...

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Gender, Wüste
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Erzählung, Roman)

Miral Al-Tahawi, geboren 1968 in Sharqiya in Ägypten, wuchs in einer Beduinenfamilie auf. Sie studierte Literaturwissenschaft und arbeitet gegenwärtig als Lehrbeauftragte an der Universität in Kairo. Ihre erste Erzählsammlung „Riem al-barari al-mostahila“ („Die...

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everyday life, gender, labelling, sexuality
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Visual Arts (collage, installation art, painting)
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House of World Cultures

Ghada Amer was born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1963, studied painting and fine arts in Nice, Boston, and Paris, and has been exhibiting her works since the early 1990s. From the very beginning of her career, Amer has been engaged in an investigation of the stereotypical notions, images, and techniques of...

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Music (electronic-urban-traditional-fusion)
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House of World Cultures

Cairo is the Arabian centre of pop music. Natacha Atlas is a crossover artist who combines the sound of this city with western club sounds, a recipe that has made her extremely successful in Europe. Natacha Atlas was born in 1964. She grew up in the Moroccan quarter of Brussels and moved to London...

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Musik (electronic-urban-traditional-fusion)

Das Zentrum der arabischen Popmusik ist Kairo. Den Sound dieser Stadt verbindet die Crossover-Künstlerin Natacha Atlas mit westlichen Club-Klängen und ist damit in Europa äußerst erfolgreich. Natacha Atlas wurde 1964 geboren, wuchs im marokkanischen Viertel Brüssels auf...

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censorship, Islam, taboo
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Film (feature film, historical film, melodrama, music film)
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House of World Cultures

Born in Alexandria in Egypt in 1926, Youssef Chahine is the founder of the Egyptian personal film and one of the most important Arab directors. For more than half a century in more than 40 often taboo-breaking films, Chahine has woven together tales and history, often on the basis of his own life....

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Islam, Tabu, Zensur
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Film (Historienfilm, Melodrama, Musikfilm, Spielfilm)

Der 1926 in Alexandria (Ägyten) geborene Youssef Chahine ist der Begründer des ägyptischen Autorenkinos und einer der wichtigsten arabischen Regisseure. In seinen über 40, häufig tabubrechenden Filmen versteht es Chahine seit mehr als einem halben Jahrhundert, Geschichten...

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Performing Arts (theatre)
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House of World Cultures

The 32 year-old Egyptian director and author Ahmed El Attar is in Cairo the head of the Temple Independent Company, which is serving to create a basis for Egyptian theatre, and in Paris of the Théâtre du Temps.

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Der 32-jährige ägyptiosche Theaterregisseur und Autor Ahmed El Attar ist in Kairo Kopf der Temple Independent Company, welche als Basis zur Schaffung eines ägyptischen Theaters dient, und in Paris des Théâtre du Temps.

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Ahmed El Attar

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Film (short film)
Visual Arts (photography)
Written and spoken word (poetry)
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House of World Cultures

Born in Alexandria in 1971, Islam El Azzazi studied directing at the most important Egyptian film school and has since made several short and documentary films. He is also active as a photographer and has written two books of poems.

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Bildende Kunst (Fotografie)
Film (Kurzfilm)
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Dichtung)

Der 1971 in Alexandria geborene Islam El Azzazi studierte an der bedeutendsten Filmhochschule Ägyptens Regie, drehte mehrere Kurz- und Dokumentarfilme, ist auch als Fotograf tätig und veröffentlichte zwei Gedichtbände.

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Islam El Azzazi

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gender, identity, myth, power, spirituality, tradition, values
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Visual Arts (installation art, video art)
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Visiting Arts

Rehab El Sadek was born in Matrouh in Egypt in 1974. A graduate of Alexandria University of Fine Arts, she lives and works in Alexandria. She is recognised for her poetic reflections on power structures, dealing with issues of gender, identity and values in a society bound by tradition and...

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Rehab El Sadek

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gender, language
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Film (documentary, short film)
Visual Arts (video art)
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House of World Cultures

Sherif El-Azma, born on 7 October 1975 in Manchester, lives and works as a freelance video artist in Cairo. Since 1997, he has been working as on various projects in the film and video industry, for example as a video editor, production assistant and video cameraman. He has produced five short...

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Gender, Sprache
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Bildende Kunst (Videokunst)
Film (Dokumentarfilm, Kurzfilm)

Sherif El-Azma, geboren am 7. Oktober 1975 in Manchester, lebt und arbeitet als freier Video-Künstler in Kairo. Seit 1997 ist er in verschiedenen Projekten der Film- und Video-Industrie, u.a. als Video-Editor, Produktionsassistent und Video-Kameramann tätig gewesen. In Kairo produzierte...

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Performing Arts (theatre)
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The oldest independent theatrical group in Egypt is led by Hassan El-Geretly and is devoted to various cultural activities. Beginning with European drama it moved on to popular Egyptian traditions of performance, which are carefully continued by professionals and amateurs.

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Tradition
Genre (Subgenres):
Performing Arts (Theater)

Die von Hassan El-Geretly geleitete älteste unabhängige Theatergruppe Ägyptens widmete sich neben anderen kulturellen Aktivitäten zunächst europäischer Dramenliteratur, dann populären ägyptischen Traditionen der Darstellungskunst, die von Profis und Laien...

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