Identity . Themes . Tribe . VocationOn January 13, 2020 by Mona Abouissa
Supersonic speeds made them vain, and war made them crazy. A dive into the secret world of Egyptian mavericks of the 1973 war during contemporary armyphilia.
Quest . Revolt . Themes . VocationOn January 16, 2017 by Mona Abouissa
Exploring the thread linking men rooted in religion, political ideology and the military, done in an experimental format.
Quest . Themes . Tribe . VocationOn January 12, 2017 by Mona Abouissa
A cross-border tale of three funerals; Lenin’s, Egyptian communism and my father’s.
Revolt . Themes . Tribe . VocationOn January 11, 2013 by Mona Abouissa
The legacy of Egypt-USSR comradeship, the Egyptian State ballet survived wars, presidents and fires, and then in 2012, the dancers faced a new foe.
Identity . Themes . VocationOn January 9, 2012 by Mona Abouissa
I follow a controversial choir into a parliamentary race where angels themselves are at work.
Themes . Tribe . VocationOn January 14, 2011 by Mona Abouissa
After President Mubarak was gone, and the mass euphoria afterwards, Egypt slipped loudly and proudly into chaos. One thing was certain, the drumrolls at the nighttime shows. It is a reportage about the military state through its most magical department, the state circus.