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You can crush the flowers ; a visual memoir of the Egyptian revolution / ; by Bahia Shehab.

https://altair.imarabe.org//notice.php?q=id:132248 book 2021 Part visual history, part memoir, You Can Crush the Flowers is the celebrated Egyptian-Lebanese artist Bahia Shehab's chronicle of the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 and its aftermath, as it manifested itself not only in the art on the streets of Cairo but also through the wider visual culture that emerged during the Revolution. Marking the ten year anniversary of the revolution, the book tells the stories that inspired both her own artwork and those of her fellow-revolutionaries. It narrates the events of the revolution as they unfolded, describing on one hand the tactics deployed by the regime to drive protesters from the street, from the use of tear gas and snipers to employing brute force, intimidation techniques and virginity tests, and on the other hand the retaliation by the protesters online and on the street in marches, chants, street art and memes. Throughout this powerful and moving account, and using a vast array of over 250 images, Bahia Shehab responds to what she has witnessed as both artist and activist. The result bears witness to the brutality of the regime and pays tribute to the protestors who bravely defied it. 1 vol. (144 p.) : ; 25 cm. ; ill., couv. ill. en coul. ; Art dans la rue 2000-.... Le Caire (Égypte) Art et révolution 2000-.... Égypte Révolutions Histoire 2000-.... Égypte Ouvrages illustrés Égypte Shehab, Bahia Anglais ABES
2021
Auteur/Artiste :
Shehab, Bahia 19..-.... (Auteur)  
Langue(s) du document :
Anglais  
Année de publication :
2021  
Description matérielle :
1 vol. (144 p.) : ; 25 cm. ; ill., couv. ill. en coul.  
Résumé éditeur :
Part visual history, part memoir, You Can Crush the Flowers is the celebrated Egyptian-Lebanese artist Bahia Shehab's chronicle of the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 and its aftermath, as it manifested itself not only in the art on the streets of Cairo but also through the wider visual culture that emerged during the Revolution. Marking the ten year anniversary of the revolution, the book tells the stories that inspired both her own artwork and those of her fellow-revolutionaries. It narrates the events of the revolution as they unfolded, describing on one hand the tactics deployed by the regime to drive protesters from the street, from the use of tear gas and snipers to employing brute force, intimidation techniques and virginity tests, and on the other hand the retaliation by the protesters online and on the street in marches, chants, street art and memes. Throughout this powerful and moving account, and using a vast array of over 250 images, Bahia Shehab responds to what she has witnessed as both artist and activist. The result bears witness to the brutality of the regime and pays tribute to the protestors who bravely defied it.  
Mots-clés :
Art dans la rue  
2000-....  
Le Caire (Égypte)  
Art et révolution  
Égypte  
Révolutions  
Histoire  
Ouvrages illustrés  
Égypte