The Ankhs were created in a workshop in Berlin in February 2012. The sculptural figures were shaped by Egyptian Artists such as Ibrahim Eslam, Hany Rashed, Aya Tarek, and Bassem Yousri. Until the commemoration day of the Egyptian Uprising in 2013, the pharaonic keys of life will send their signal as symbols of resistance in the Aufbau Haus.
The „Alexandria Streets Project“ is an audio art project for and about public places in Alexandria (Egypt). The city’s past, present and future are explored and connected acoustically in twenty short audio pieces (arabic/english) about things invisible today: recent political events, historical structures and forgotten encounters as well as stories not yet written. A unique sonic map of Alexandria will be created through interviews, found footage, personal archives and field recordings. Continue reading →
Change sings. It transforms the old into new. It draws in public space.
A platform for physical and intellectual change and exchange. Activists, Artists and youth are invited to the Theater Aufbau Kreuzberg to discover cultural similarities and explore them in depth in this month of workshops centered around collaborative processes. Three one-week workshops of Choral Singing, Street Art and instrument building.
From South-East Asia to Palestine and Egypt the M.A.D. Project had a particular interest on how various forms of activism use art as a medium and a way to express and highlight the socio economic and political issues whether national or international in nature. This presentation is about showing case of different forms of arts of both women and men from different social, ethnic and religious backgrounds, expressing their concerns regarding ecological situation, globalization, corruption of politicians, and violation of human rights, social injustices and international issues.