Marwa Adel
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Artists in Egypt work in a tense atmosphere.

Marwa Adel
The artist fears the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafis: “It makes me very depressed. Sometimes I cannot work. We are divided in Egypt. The gap grows bigger every day ... I feel so sad and strange in my country.” The work above is “Thought” (2011), photography and computer graphic, 100 x 100 cm. (Marwa Adel)
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“An Attempt” (2010), photography and computer graphic, 90 x 280 cm (Marwa Adel)
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“Peace” (2010), photography and computer graphic, 160 x 160 cm (Marwa Adel)
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“Momentum” (2011), photography and computer graphic, 100 x 300 cm (Marwa Adel)
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“The Past” (2011), photography and computer graphic, 100 x 100 cm (Marwa Adel)
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“Whisper” (2009), photography and computer graphic, 150 x 50 cm (Marwa Adel)
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“Screening” (2010), photography and computer graphic, 150 x 150 cm (Marwa Adel)
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“Crowd I” (2011), photography and computer graphic, 100 x 100 cm (Marwa Adel)
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The artist is seen in a self-portrait. Her work’s models show their hair, but she does not. Adel says she feels “naked” without her hijab and that taking it off because others might want her to would be “another form of oppression.” (Marwa Adel)
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