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Mohamed Abdelkarim │Research Trip

1 - 23 September 2017

Mohamed Abdelkarim, performer and cultural producer. After he had written his Master’s thesis on knowledge engagement at ECAV, Switzerland, Abdelkarim turned toward producing text-based performances.

Abdelkarim, born in 1983, currently lives and works in Cairo. Among other places, his performances have been included in Guild Master of Cabaret Voltaire Manifesta 11, Zurich. PhotoCairo 5, 6 Contemporary Image Collective, Cairo (2012/17) Sofia Underground Performance Art Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria,and Live Works Performance Act Award Vol.5, 37°EDIZIONE DRODESERA ( Italy).

His performative work, the script bears witness to a research experience. The emphasis in on the process, as a reflection on production and cultural genealogy requires; the process is open-ended, as in story-telling; the montage is non-linear, as it happens when the research is site-oriented.

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