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Door to paradise in Cairotronica

?Door To Paradise ??? ????? ? is an immersive, reality-warping computer generated space created by Cairo-born artist Sameh Al Tawil. Door To Paradise is the extraordinary centrepiece of the exhibition, where visitors are invited to don virtual reality headsets and immerse themselves in Sameh?s 360-degree, dystopic world. Using Video-Game and Oculus Rift DK2 (HMD) technology

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18th Islamic Arts Festival in Sharjah

by Kenan ?urkovi?, Art Historian Islamic Arts Festival is hosting 43 exhibitions, showing 300 works by 36 artists from 17 countries image HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah Inaugurates 18th Islamic Arts Festival in Sharjah / Photo © Islamic Arts Magazine Islamic Arts Festival launched on December

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CLOCKWork Dig

CLOCKWork Dig Article by Visual Artist / Researcher  Khaled Hafez  2014 Inspired by several uprisings for a period of three years, “Clockwise” is a short film written, directed and produced by the Egyptian visual artist and filmmaker Sameh Al Tawil in 2014. Along the duration of the film, the artist poses several philosophical questions during 6

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New-Egyptian-short-film

Clockwise ?????? ????? ?????? A short film written and directed by Egyptian filmmaker Sameh El-Tawil, will be screened for the first time on Wednesday 5 February at Munich?s Academy of Fine Arts. The film will be shown as part of the Academy?s annual Graduates? Exhibition. Sameh El-Tawil, a graduate of the Academy, tells Ahram Online

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Posthumanism lecture

Posthumanism in Art I was pleased to visit the Modern science and arts university, MSA, Cairo, Egypt and give a lecture on “post-humanism in contemporary art” within the Media art program. The lecture dealt with the concept of humanism in art and the post-humanism movement from philosophical, social and artistic perspectives. The lecture included also

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Di-Egy Festival Catalogues

Out of the circle initiative cordially organizes the Egypt Digital Art Festival (Di-Egy Fest 0.1), which will include an Exhibition, a Conference, Workshops and Kids digital activities. The Festival will be sponsored by The Ministry of Culture (Fine Art Sector), The German University in Cairo, British Counsel and Prohelvitia. In cooperation with Planetary Collegium, Plymouth

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a442hz 5th Cairo Video Festival

My Recent Video “a442hz” will be screened within the5th Cairo Video Festival (Video Art & Experimental films) on 01.10.2013 at 7pm Cairo time Over 11 consecutive days, the festival presents a diverse program of experimental film and video art from all around the world. The selection was made from hundreds of received applications to highlight

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VS بالعكس Johannesburg 2013

“VS. ??????” Ithuba Art Gallery, Johannesburg 2013 #Augmented_Reality / #interactive #art project by Sameh Al Tawil 2013 within the A Maze Interact International Festival, #Johannesburg #South_Africa ” A man holds a placard of Al SISI Egypt’s military commander and faces a screen playing footage identical to the man?s surroundings, almost. On the screen, the sign

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amaze-interact

A Maze Interact Festival 2013 Johannesburg, South Africahttp://www.amaze-festival.de/johannesburg-2013 After the successful kick off in 2012, A MAZE is back in Johannesburg from Thursday 5 to Saturday 7 of September, 2013. With more than thirty international and African artists, game designers, speakers and musicians showcasing their craft, A MAZE. / Johannesburg brings computer games, music and

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surveillance art

You Are Under surveillance Di-Egy Fest 0.1 Conference 2013 CR13 International Research Conference In The Series Of Consciousness Reframed: Art And Consciousness In The Post- Biological Era By Sameh AL Tawil, independent Media Artist and art critic, specializing in Media art. He is a graduate of ADBK Munich, Germany, Master study in Media Art Histories

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Thema Pianoriental Album

Thema Songs Persia Length: 7:10 – 1000 plays00 Persia From album: THEMA Persia 02 Length: 6:37 – 1200 playsPersia 02 From album: THEMA Sati Length: 5:39 – 1300 plays04 Sati From album: THEMA Future Reader 02 Length: 4:05 – 1100 plays03 Future Reader 02 From album: THEMA Future Reader 01 Length: 5:18 – 1300 plays02

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