VIDEO: Karim El-Hayawan’s ‘Cairo Cacophony’ Is the Definition of Art

VIDEO: Karim El-Hayawan’s ‘Cairo Cacophony’ Is the Definition of Art

Cairo Cacophony – 2017 from Karim El Hayawan on Vimeo.   Cairo is a very large, diverse and sophisticated city, where you can literally see art wherever you go. Egyptian street photographer, Karim El-Hayawan, gathered some of the city’s upcoming artists — from Menna Diaby to Reem Osama and much more —  to create a […]

This Stunning Photo Shoot Opened a Time Portal in Alexandria and Brought Back the Roman Empire

This Stunning Photo Shoot Opened a Time Portal in Alexandria and Brought Back the Roman Empire

Earlier this week, O art-studio released a stunning photo shoot where they dressed up some models in ancient Roman attire and roamed the streets of Alexandria.     The result, as you can see, is more beautiful than anyone could ever imagine.     Photography and art direction were made courtesy of Adel Essam and […]

These Photos of Saudi Pilots Breaking Their Fast Will Give You Goosebumps

These Photos of Saudi Pilots Breaking Their Fast Will Give You Goosebumps

  Mecca gets particularly crowded during the holy month of Ramadan. To ensure worshipers to remain as safe as possible, Saudi Arabia deployed pilots flying Black Hawk Choppers above Mecca’s Royal Clock Tower, monitoring and ensuring the safety of those on the ground.     A photographer took photos of two of the pilots breaking […]

It’s Time to Kill The “Mosalsalat Do not Represent Egyptian Society” Argument

It’s Time to Kill The “Mosalsalat Do not Represent Egyptian Society” Argument

Idealists have been spamming my timeline recently with long Facebook posts and essay – like rants surrounding how this year’s Ramadan mosalsalat are not aligned nor reflective of Egyptian society’s values and traditions.   One mosalsal that is being particularly mentioned a lot in these kinds of rant-y posts is ‘La Totfe2 El Shams’. This is […]

6 Locations You Can Find Nile Co.’s Absolutely Gorgeous Tiles At

6 Locations You Can Find Nile Co.’s Absolutely Gorgeous Tiles At

  If you’ve seen the list of Nile Co.’s clientele, you’ll realize that you’ve probably walked all over their art at least once in your life. They’ve done work for some of Egypt’s most popular places, including, but not limited to, universities, public institutions, hotels, hospitals, restaurants, and sporting clubs.   Founded in 1942 by […]

Egyptian Artist Lina Mowafy Is One of Four Featured Artists Worldwide on Artsy

Egyptian Artist Lina Mowafy Is One of Four Featured Artists Worldwide on Artsy

by Ahmed El-Sherif

Put on your hypothetical beret and buckle up Cairo, as you’re about to be proud of someone else this month beside Essam El-Hadary.   Proud of our #LinaMowafy (@loully) for being selected on @artsy as one of only four featured #artists worldwide. Born in 1980, Mowafy is one of our best-selling #contemporary #Egyptian artists. Her […]

DIY Scented Coffee Bean Tea Candles

DIY Scented Coffee Bean Tea Candles

Got extra coffee beans laying around your kitchen? Make them worth something (and add to your living room decor) by making these fancy, scented coffee bean tea candles. Just follow these easy steps: 1) Search the house for any small, heat-resistant tea cup or small bowl. 2) Fill the cup or bowl with old coffee […]