Posts Tagged: visualizing dissent

My photography archive

My entire photography archive (2003 – Present) is available on Flickr. All my photos are under Creative Commons license, which allows their use for commercial and non-commercial purposes, free of charge. If you want to support my work, please consider a small donation via my PayPal account.

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#RevSoc Visualizing propaganda and agitation

Leon Trotsky, “Vodka, the Church, and the Cinema” 12 July, 1923: The most important weapon in this respect, a weapon excelling any other, is at present the cinema. This amazing spectacular innovation has cut into human life with a successful rapidity never experienced in the past. In the daily life of capitalist towns, the cinema

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Visualization and the Domino Effect

Asa’d Abu Khalil is right… The symbolism of the images are enormous: the images are being shared on Arabic twitter and Facebook with great jubilation. The impact of those images on the regional level will be massive. Keep spreading the pix and vids. Keep on visualizing dissent. Tell the Arab world it’s possible. It’s possible

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2008 – Egyptian Revolution Soundtrack

This is a music track I put together in 2008 following the April Mahalla uprising, where I mixed Yann Tiersen’s “Summer ’78” piano piece with anti-Mubarak chants I had recorded previously during Kefaya protests. Finally, the talented photographer/multimedia journalist and friend James Buck added the music track to a slide show of photos, taken by

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#Jul8 Who needs ads?

Protesters staging a sit-in since Friday, in Alexandria’s Saad Zaghloul square, have taken of the electronic billboard, and are using it to disseminate revolutionary propaganda and calls for protests. Ironically, that commercial billboard is manufactured by Sakr, one of the army’s factories. Nice job shabab…

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