Mohamed Elmasry _ Supporting visual material
Mohamed El Masry’s visual material (2013‐2003) Syria 2013 Modified Photos (Egypt, 2013)
Mohamed Elmasry _ Supporting visual material
The Butterfly Effect -Modified Photos (Egypt, 2013) When a butterfly flaps its wings in one part of the world it can cause a hurricane in another part of the world
Mohamed Elmasry _ Supporting visual material We are the end of the world - Modified Photos (USA, 2013) Many say the end of the world is close and it will be because one of the natural phenomena or cosmic disaster. Truth we are the end of the world during the last 100 years the world has witnessed many great wars and ethnic cleansing significantly of violence and cruelty The human destroy himself destroys civilization destroys human creativity everywhere we destroy civilization known and not allow human existence. The project addresses images of armed conflicts and incidents of ethnic cleansing from multiple places and different dates over the last 100 years I recorded the humanity moments, the death moments and the Conquering civilization & Change all the victims' personalities with fresh red flowers. There is no significance to the sex or the type or location of the event all partners in pain in all the time and place red flower die, and we stand at different distances and not do enough effort in maintaining civilization and humanity.
Mohamed Elmasry _ Supporting visual material The New World Order -Modified Photos (Egypt, 2013) the contemporary Changes in the world now requires us to find a new concept of the peace Project are attempts to create a flag or a symbol of the new world order.
Mohamed Elmasry _ Supporting visual material Breaking News -Modified Photos (Egypt, 2012) Is an interactive project is in the timing of direct broadcast breaking news in official news agencies, Where the artist's comment ridiculing or add a personal vision of the official view of news Parallel on Face book at the same time broadcast this news. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Breaking‐News/112327802217130?sk=wall The project covered the period from Saturday 20 \ 11 \ 2011 to Monday, 30 \ 11 \ 2011 in Cairo, Egypt Events of a sit‐Tahrir Square and the battle of Mohamed Mahmoud Street and the Beginning of the first parliamentary elections in Egypt after the revolution Five days of bloody clashes in downtown Cairo between protesters and security forces – including police and army units – left at least 42 demonstrators dead and hundreds injured. Fighting was particularly intense on Mohamed Mahmoud Street, located adjacent to the volatile square. Those protesters’ sacrifices on Mohamed Mahmoud Street had forced the SCAF to announce a timetable for the transfer of power to a civil authority and forced the unpopular government of Prime Minister Essam Sharaf to resign. And has news and television relay to the government of lying and misleading the public. Pictures of news the Artist working on making adjustments in the picture or the text of the news And all pictures are the real transfer of events From multiple sources The artist is trying to evoke mental images and the various comments appropriate to expose the lies of the official media. Continued the project with the events of the Council of Ministers & still ongoing.
Mohamed Elmasry _ Supporting visual material Life with death ‐ (Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2012) In Sarajevo city spreads graves in everywhere historical cemeteries and new cemeteries in the Balkan war completely destroyed and many people died, But the city continued created graves everywhere and continued In Sarajevo graves in the middle of residential areas and in the center of archeological places and in the middle of shops. I created a map of the city by talking with people About where the Favorite place, where the archaeological place, where the Business place, where the works place The result matches all places by 80%
Mohamed Elmasry _ Supporting visual material For Sale (Zambia, 2010) spreads in Zambia everywhere this placard "For Sale" the land is flat and beautiful and are presented for sale, a large number of foreigners buying Establish tourism projects and camps, which reduces the areas of agriculture Fertile land, green and large materials and the very poor people " Resource‐rich Africa Cannot provide food for her children " I will placed this placard "For Sale" On the important elements and is not offered for sale such as Falls, beers Factory, Open wildland and traditional boats – Warning for the Random sale Which destroys resources.
Mohamed Elmasry _ Supporting visual material Fashion and Foot Ball (Nigeria, 2010) There are over 250 languages spoken in Nigeria. The country boasts around identified 350 tribes. There is significant diversity in culture, social standing, fashion, interests, and .. yet one thing unifies people from all over the massive country – football. The game bridges a hundred divides. Nigerians from every tribe and language, male and female, with fashion trends opposite ends of the scale – hold one thing in common, the sport they are passionate about. Football brings the diverse together from the modern young posing on the beach barely clad, to the religious Muslim lady wearing head scarf. Age does not matter. Nor does religion. Nor does style football is for all. These photographs explore the variety of Nigerians taste in fashion and clothing style with the one unifying symbol – the football. as the Nigerian team dives into the 2010 world cup their supporters will be of one heart and mind – to see their country make Africa proud.
Mohamed Elmasry _ Supporting visual material The attack on the freedom ships -Modified Photos (Egypt, 2010) The attack on the freedom ships ‐ a reformulation of Israeli naval attack on the Freedom Ships " Marmara "
Mohamed Elmasry _ Supporting visual material The Mozenjo Siege(Ethiopia, 2008) Mozenjo : Is the local name in most of sub‐Saharan for the White man About the of Addis Ababa city in the most fertile regions in the country's Spread intensely wild olive trees, Very large trees do not produce olives just larger than normal size and eat up the ground and make them not suitable for agriculture Because it is not normal in the area!! the Italian occupant planting olive trees in this region and he is failed strongly, the occupation go put only the trees remained to spoil the land. in this area has many black Stones In the project I change the color of these stones to the White and do I siege olive trees of these rings Stones In a symbolic action to siege the trees and prevent it them from destroying the land .
Mohamed Elmasry _ Supporting visual material It was here(Egypt, 2005) The reproduce of the traditional conduct, Ritual magic in ancient shrines in southern Egypt evoke the spirit of the deceased by using incense, flowers and attempts to communicate with them. Re‐production of these ancient spiritual traditions and watching How is the interaction Between the modern society & the history emotional.
Mohamed Elmasry _ Supporting visual material without a title(Egypt, 2005) Re‐production of rare popular practice " Evoke the spirit of deceased beloved " To seek protection from evil spirit. Re‐production of these ancient spiritual traditions and watching How is the interaction Between the modern society & the history emotional.
Mohamed Elmasry _ Supporting visual material Puppet envy (Egypt, 2004) Women at villages in southern Egypt manufactured Puppet for the new kids from the remnants of cloth, Then instilled pin inside the Puppet, saying all the names of relatives and neighbors To protect the new baby of envy. Re‐production of these ancient spiritual traditions and watching How is the interaction Between the modern society & the history emotional.
Mohamed Elmasry _ Supporting visual material You can search, but you will not find anything (Egypt, 2003) Re‐production of these ancient spiritual traditions and watching How is the interaction Between the modern society & the history emotional
Mohamed Elmasry _ Supporting visual material Four stories of the world - 8/5/2008 " The Blue scarf " Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Elderly woman begging in the road, Which is enough food on one barely " Resource‐rich Africa Cannot provide food for her children " - 21/7/2011 " barber shop in Tahrir squarec " Cairo / Egypt During the sit second in Tahrir Square to demand the departure of the military council establishment a mobile barber shop. people trying to look for work under any circumstances and in any place - 17/10/2011 " Shower in the morning " Kolkata / India Poor neighborhoods in the city does not have any services, "water ‐ electric ‐ sewage" in the morning, the residents showers in Main Road - 17/12/2012 " Mosque in ruins " Siwa Oasis / Egypt In the ruins of the ancient city "Shali" The oldest of 4000 Local residents built a mosque in the ruins "the religion at forefront this is the Middle East,"