Alaa Abdel Hamid issues a new novel, 'Individual Security'
MENA, Thursday 28 Jun 2012
The protagonist of the story is a night watchment during the fourth century, who reveals secrets to someone he meets by chance


The visual artist Alaa Abdel Hamid has just published a new book, Individual Security, with Dar Merit. The protagonist of the story is a night watchmen during the fourth century, who reveals to someone he meets by chance the secrets he keeps finding written on banknotes, which he records in a notebook he keeps at home.

Alaa Abdel Hameed was born in 1986; he works with scraps of refuse, turning them into models of art, which he exhibited in “When I was there”. In the field of literature he has published one novel, “Cool Me”, by the World House for Publication; and another, Boy Wearing his Mind, Waiting on the Edge of Conviction, as well as a collection of short stories “Another World” are forthcoming.



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