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Related: The Microphone – A PLURIversity Workshop The Songwriting Workshop by Ramy Essam a.k.a. the “Singer of Tahrir Square” In a series of six workshops for Arabic-speaking participants organised by PM’s PLURIversity at the Museum of Impossible Forms, the Egyptian musician … Continue reading
Sign the INTERNATIONAL APPEAL against Torture, Beatings and Prison for Galal El-Behairy re Ramy Essam’s “Balaha”. #FreeGalal!
#FreeGalal #PrisonersofBalaha Read the press release Arabic (Pdf) After the release of Ramy Essam’s latest song and music video Balaha, the author of the lyrics Galal El-Behairy was arrested, beaten and tortured. A warrant for the arrest of Ramy Essam … Continue reading
Press Release, updated 12.8.2014: On the heels of the positive public resonance generated by BACK TO (THE) SQUARE 1 around Helsinki in March 2014, Checkpoint Helsinki presents a second iteration of the Re-Aligned Project curated by Ivor Stodolsky and Marita … Continue reading
December 2013 Perpetuum Mobilε ry has been commissioned by Checkpoint Helsinki to curate an exhibition-process about art and politics based on fresh curatorial research in the MENA (Middle East and Northern Africa) region, and the experience and ideas already developed in … Continue reading
Ramy Essam (born 1987 in Mansoura, Egypt, and currently based in Malmö, Sweden) is a musician known as the “singer of Tahrir Square” during the 2011 Egyptian revolution. The song “Erhal” (Leave), in which Mubarak was urged to resign, became known … Continue reading