Imagine Futures: Egyptian Body Politic – Remix Tahrir

AN ANIMATED ADAPTATION OF “The Dream” by Alaa Abd El-Fattah,translated by Lina Attalah, 2011. Voice narration by VJ Um Amel.

A SOUNDTRACK REMIX OF “Immortal Egypt Revolution Dub” by DJ Zhao, “Amble ambience” by VJ Um Amel, KPCC radio interview of VJ Um Amel on November 23, 2011, and voice overs.

A VISUAL REMIX OF YouTube videos, Twitter data R-Shief’s visualizations of 1.25 million tweets on #Tahrir over 23 days in November, and 1.23 million tweets on #NOSCAF over the same date range. Cartoon by Carlos Latuff, “in honour of martyr Shehab Ahmed, killed by SCAF forces in #Nov20”

This is the first in a series of cinematic media that will be used in an upcoming, performative installation.

Egyptian Body Politic: a 2-min remix adaptation #Tahrir from VJ Um Amel on Vimeo.

Via @Kawlture AND Veilotics