Cairo disconnected

With the Muslim Brotherhood's regime not fulfilling the people's demands, two years after the Arab Spring, Egypts post-revolutionary cultural activists are facing increasing frustrations within a devided society and a blocked political system.

Egypt, May 2013
With a population of about 7.9 million, Cairo is the largest city in Africa and the Arab world With a population of about 7.9 million, Cairo is the largest city in Africa and the Arab world Anwar, political cartoonist at Al Masry Al Youm newspaper Anwar, political cartoonist at Al Masry Al Youm newspaper Anwar's cartoon showing a Black Bloc protest group couple Anwar's cartoon showing a Black Bloc protest group couple   Protesters on Tarhir Square Protesters on Tarhir Square   Noran, art student Noran, art student The Mogamma, administrative governmental building on Tahrir Square The Mogamma, administrative governmental building on Tahrir Square   Reem, graphic designer Reem, graphic designer     Nile River Nile River   Metro Tarhir Square Metro Tarhir Square   The shores of the Nile with Maspero television building The shores of the Nile with Maspero television building Asmaa, artist and cultural activist Asmaa, artist and cultural activist   Metro Tarhir Square Metro Tarhir Square   Masked protesters on Mohamed Mahmoud street Masked protesters on Mohamed Mahmoud street Bosho at her studio Bosho at her studio   Bedroom Bedroom Shennawy, cartoonist and founder of TokTok comic magazine Shennawy, cartoonist and founder of TokTok comic magazine   Downtown Cairo Downtown Cairo   Bosho, street artist Bosho, street artist   Building of the National Democratic party burnt during the Revolution Building of the National Democratic party burnt during the Revolution Anwar, political cartoonist Anwar, political cartoonist   Tarhir Square Tarhir Square   Raqib al Nassery, rapper Raqib al Nassery, rapper Graffiti Graffiti   Bosho Bosho

back