Category Archives: Cairo and its hidden treasures

The Art of Movement: Another Chapter of Mohamed Mahmoud Graffiti

Wipe it off, and I’ll Paint Again

Keep Wiping off [Graffiti], You Cowardly Regime
Painting over graffiti in the dead of night while soldiers guard you is stupid. Painting over then denying you knew anything about it shows that you’re a regime not in control of your own police; which begs the question, who controls the country?

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Souria Mustafa Optical: Vintage Glasses Galore in Downtown

Clearly, this isn’t a post about graffiti but I’ve seen these cool glasses on so many of my intellectual/funky artist/Leftist/Middle-Class-With-Identity-Issues friends and longed for a pair of my own. Souria Mustafa is a small and seriously dusty optical shop just before El Horreya Bar in Downtown Cairo.

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