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Ati Metwaly

Ati Metwaly

Ati Metwaly is a Polish/Egyptian journalist currently living in Egypt. She was co-founder and Editor in Chief of the first English language magazine on arts published in Egypt, The Art Review (2004-2009) and is now the Arts and Culture Editor of Ahram Online. Metwaly also writes a weekly critique for the printed newspaper, Al Ahram Weekly.

Putting Yemen in the Spotlight

“Anwar’s life did not go to waste,” says one of the characters in Karama Has No Walls. The Oscar-nominated documentary …

A Pre-Islamic Hero in Painting

Renowned Egyptian artist Mostafa El-Razzaz is showcasing decades of artistic achievement with his latest solo exhibition, Antara and Day Dreaming, …

The Arab Film Moment

Without a doubt, the Arab Spring has had a significant impact on Arab filmmakers who document and comment on the …

Egypt’s Cultural Decentralization

One of the most significant changes to Egypt’s cultural scene post-2011 revolution is the growing consensus among cultural institutions and …

Playing in the Dark

Wherever in the world Al Nour Wal Amal perform, they elicit an unprecedented level of enthusiasm, love and appreciation from …

A Caravan from Egypt

On August 30, St. Paul’s Cathedral in London inaugurated an exhibition of life-sized donkey sculptures painted by the Egyptian and …

The Aftermath on Art

Ever since Islamists entered Egypt’s social and political arena two and a half years ago, they have considered themselves authorized …

Yearning for a Lost Beauty

Standing at the crossroads between expressionism, surrealism and cubism, Bahgory considers himself a disciple of Pablo Picasso. The grotesque laughter …