Egyptian passengers walk in the dark following a power cut at the Tahrir Square metro station in Cairo on April 3, 2013.
Don’t worry, we are behind the museum [the Egyptian Museum on Tahrir Square] with our slingshots at the ready.
I don’t think artists like myself should be members of political parties or organizers, but we should certainly use our art to speak out against injustice and oppression.More quotes »
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