Identity . Quest . Revolt . Themes . TribeOn January 15, 2021 by Mona Abouissa
From holly crusades and revolutions to the underground debauchery and parenthood, it is a 20 year quest to survive and thrive in the complexity of Egypt.
Quest . Themes . TribeOn January 17, 2018 by Mona Abouissa
The Generals know best – it has been the guiding principle in Egypt for 64 years. The rest of us know not to get on their bad side. A new dawn of patriotism.
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.
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.