Egypt in Crisis

The crisis in Egypt is reaching a violent crescendo as the country declares a month-long state of emergency. Hundreds of Morsi supporters were killed by security forces yesterday during a sit in protest.

Check out the video clip below reporting on the current state in Egypt.

 

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For more information check out the following links:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23707717

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23700663

Ghada Amer, "Hunger" (2013)

Ghada Amer, “Hunger” (2013)

Egyptian born Ghada Amer is currently showing her installation Hunger in Earth Matters. Amer questions the exploitation of  hungry Egyptian citizens and the corruption practiced by politicians in what is referred to as “vote buying”.

Artsy recently posted a piece called In the Studio with Ghada Amer. Explore more of Ghada’s work here: http://artsy.net/#feature/in-the-studio-with-ghada-amer

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