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DARB 1718 is a contemporary art and culture center located in Old Cairo in Egypt. Its long-term vision is to promote social change, to sensitize people and to expand their horizons through the inspiration and education of artists and the broader community.

The house I never had…
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The house I never had…

Sigmund Freud described the German word Heimlich “homely” as denoting “on the one hand, what is familiar and agreeable, and on the other, what is concealed and kept out of sight”.  Vacillate between yearnings for the safety of home—a sanctuary; we feel its loss more deeply in a globalized society. The primary function of utopia, […]

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The bird

The bird is the object they carry on their back to transfer bricks with. They start working in bricks fabrics from the age of 9 till 45 and may be longer.

The bird
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The bird

The bird is the object they carry on their back to transfer bricks with. They start working in bricks fabrics from the age of 9 and till 45 and may be longer.

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The house I never had… I wonder about our tendency toward wanting an ideal society and what that would involve. How might it be achieved? Dreaming of an Utopia. Utopia society does not exist, yet Despotic does. How do despotic ones develop? What do they look like? Answers are available from a real experience. We have never […]