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From Facebook to Nassbook @ Mica Gallery

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(untitled) - Amina El Oteify

What do artists do when there’s a revolution going on? Carry on making art, is the resounding reply from Mica Gallery and the artists in its current show, From Facebook to Nassbook. The exhibition includes contributions from nine contemporary artists working in Egypt, whose practice responds to the dramatic political and social upheavals of the Arab Spring. With a particular focus on Cairo, much of their work emphasises the everyday lived experience of urban political unrest – a welcome and appropriate intervention from street-level at a time when the balance of power is, well, in the balance.

The show was part of the recent Shubbak Festival, and continues until 8th September. You can read more about it here.

Opening hours:
Mon-Fri, 10-6
Sat, 11-6
(by appointment only – call (0)20 7730 1117)

Mica Gallery
Studio 2, 1st floor, 259A Pavilion Road, London

Author: africanartinlondon

Art from Africa, or by or about Africa or Africans, in London...

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