THE BEE KINGDOM (ongoing)
Multi-media project and family memoir focusing on A.Z.Abushady (1892-1955), Egyptian Romantic poet, publisher, physician and bee scientist. Archive and book in progress. For more info please see The Bee Kingdom Archive Limited Edition Prints for details.
EDHAM the ATHEIST (2014)
This project focuses on the strange and short life of Ismail Ahmad Edham (1911-1940), an Alexandrian Egyptian of Turkish descent, writer, social critic, fantasist, atheist, imposter, maverick, grifter. An offshoot of The Bee Kingdom project, this work is conceived as part of The Wayland Rudd Collection, a collaborative work-in-progress by Yevgeniy Fiks. Edham the Atheist in included in the traveling show premiering at Winkleman Gallery, NY (January 17-February 15, 2014).
|Photograph: The poet 'Abd al-Rahman Shukri at his desk (detail). From Apollo, v.1/2 1932, Cairo, Egypt.|