'A7A Portraits' uses photography and mixed media to present the original meaning of the word 'A7A' and challenge the taboo attached to the word
'A7A portraits,' a photography exhibition by Egyptian/Canadian artist Bashir Wagih opened on Wednesday, 13 March in Photopia, Heliopolis.
The exhibition presents a series of portraits and mixed media installations challenging the colloquial and historical meaning of the word 'A7A,' a pejorative slang term in Egyptian Arabic which over time became taboo.
The exhibition is ongoing until 23 March.
15 El-Somal Street, Korba, Heliopolis, Cairo
Video by Rowan El Shimi.