Amira Hanafi

Language as Material

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Amira Hanafi is a writer, artist, and cultural worker based in Cairo, Egypt. She documents particular histories in print and digital, often working with language as a material. She is the author of the books Forgery and Minced English. Her recent project, A Dictionary of the Revolution, won the 2017 Artraker Award for Changing the Narrative. Her work has most recently been shown at Spazju Kreattiv in Valetta, Malta; The Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture in Portugal; The Poetry Center of Chicago at the Read/Write Library; and, in Tongue Tide, a major exhibition at Flux Factory in Queens, New York.

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