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Egypt: 16 Months of Revolutionary Photography

The Arabist
Egypt: 16 Months of Revolutionary Photography

It’s as difficult as ever to predict how we’ll look back, five years from now, ten years from now, at what’s been labelled the «Arab Spring». One thing, however, is for sure: It has produced a probably unprecedented wealth of iconic images and videos, spread over social networks. Egyptian photographer Mosa’ab Elshamy has turned 16 months of photography into one great audio slideshow. It proves that photos plus sound can sometimes outclass video. Those images don’t have to move to move you.

From Weekly Filet #77, in August 2014. More on: #

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