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Noha Redwan

Over My Dead Body

This play is a reflection on the (im)possibility of accepting diversity and the other. The fragmented body of the neoplasm—the fruit of unstable conditions—overcomes barriers, loves and denies itself and others, wanders around, forgetting its profession. It frequently and with pleasure divides, goes through dangerous palpation, questions the possibility of contact with the experience of the other. Poorly brought up but very successful, it invites us to a trans-species transition.

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Sound, public transportation seats, and prints by Noha Redwan, Mark Bellaire, and Holly Thuma

Raw interview by Holly Thuma, sound re-mastered and designed by Mark Bellaire, prints and subway installation designed by Noha Redwan, and graffiti art by Matt J. Hunter

Curated by Tavia La Follette

Artist Statement

“He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed" - Albert Einstein

When

2011

About The Artist

Noha Redwan is a designer and visual and video artist with a degree from the Decoration Department of Helwan University. She is based in Cairo where she has participated in many exhibits in both Cairo and Alexandria including Cordoba Gallery, Gothe Institute, Darb 1718, and El-Sawy Culture Wheel. Noha was nominated by the German Academic Exchange Service to be one of the Arab guests to represent Egypt at the Exchange Project’s conference in Berlin in 2008. Her work was chosen for Adobe-TIG, YOUTH VOICES in 2008 to be shown in Quebec City, Canada, and Noha was recently chosen to exhibit her work at the first biannual short-film festival entitled Women’s Voices from the Muslim World, LA 2011.

Sound, public transportation seats, and prints by Noha Redwan, Mark Bellaire, and Holly Thuma

Raw interview by Holly Thuma, sound re-mastered and designed by Mark Bellaire, prints and subway installation designed by Noha Redwan, and graffiti art by Matt J. Hunter

Curated by Tavia La Follette

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