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VIDEO: Photography exhibition challenges the meaning of 'A7A'

'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.

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