In Conversation With : Alex Seggerman Part 2
Author Daf Beirut
A series of in depth interviews with Arthur Debsi, writer and researcher at Dalloul Art Foundation where he discusses various subjects with professionals in the Arab world.
Alex Seggerman – Assistant professor of Islamic art history at Rutgers University - Newark
Part 2. Launched in 2019, Modernism on the Nile: Art in Egypt between the Islamic and the Contemporary offers an in-depth overview of an important stage for the arts in Egypt, and the region, from the late 19th century through the 1960s. In the second part of the conversation, Alex Seggerman introduces another great Egyptian master from her studies, Abdel Hadi El Gazzar (1925-1966), and sheds light on the evolution of the conceptual, and artistic representation of the female peasant – fallaha – in Egyptian modern artworks.
Video recorded with Zoom by Arthur Debsi
Edited by Christine Labban