LA MAISON DES VIVANTS (2020)

Video shown during the exhibition La Maison des vivants, Festival IMAGES, VEVEY, 2020

 

 

BREACH (2018) / شرخ  

Video collaboration with dancer Kanny Abdallah Mohamed around the theme of the body freedom within the city landscape, followed by a live performance at Goethe Institute Dokki choreographed by Aly Khamees with Kanny Abdallah Mohamed and Mohand Qader (Off Biennale Cairo 2018)

 

LOOKING FOR A RIFA’I (2017)

This film is the result of a research on snake handlers in Egypt between July 2016 and March 2017, in the context of my master in visual and media anthropology in FU Berlin.

 

KNIFE DANCE (2017)

Video collaboration with dancer Kanny Abdallah Mohamed on shaaby music

 

I LIKE EGYPTIAN MEN, EGYPTIAN MEN LIKE ME (2017)

Performance I like Egyptian men, Egyptian men like me, inspired by Joseph Beuys I like America, America likes me, Bayt el Sinnari, Cairo, 18th February 2017.

 

BURIAL (2017)

 

A performance filmed by Sherif El-Azma in Cairo after my snakes died.

 

BUT THE WORLD IS PERISHABLE AND SO IS ITS BLISS (2017)

Film in progress. Snakes practices and parallel relationships in the sufi and secular world in Egypt.

 

LAND LINE (2016)

This film is based on regular visits at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, reflecting the conflicts at stake within the daily life of Egyptian people through images of antiques statues and objects displayed for the pleasure of the visitors.

 

APOTROPOS II (2016)

I went back to Cocullo in 2015 and was invited by Alfredo and his daughter Martina to join them on the day
of the festival of the snakes.

 

APOTROPOS (2015)

I first went to Cocullo, a small village in Italy, in April 2014. I wanted to take pictures of the snake festival of the San Domenico, after reading “The Ritual of the Snake” by Aby Warburg. I happened to film Alfredo, one of the serpari or snake catchers of the area.