THE BEE KINGDOM (2013-ongoing)
Multi-media project focusing on A.Z.Abushady (1892-1955), Egyptian Romantic poet, publisher, physician and bee scientist. Visual archive and book in progress.
See also: The Bee Kingdom Archive: Limited Edition Prints.
EDHAM the ATHEIST (2014)
This project is about the strange career of Ismail Ahmad Edham (1911-1940), an Alexandrian Egyptian social critic, fantasist, atheist, imposter, maverick, and grifter.This work is part of The Wayland Rudd Collection, a collaborative work-in-progress by Yevgeniy Fiks that premiered at Winkleman Gallery, NY January 17-February 15, 2014. Travels to First Floor Gallery, Harare, Zimbabwe in June 2014. [Read: Holland Cotter, NYTimes Art in Review, Feb 6, 2014]
|Photograph: The poet 'Abd al-Rahman Shukri at his desk (detail). From Apollo, v.1/2 1932, Cairo, Egypt.|