Based in Alexandria, Egypt . Visual Artist graduated from Fine Arts, painting department . practise painting and photography. co editor of the non periodical Arabic publication " Amkenah "/ " places " which is concerned with...
Focus:Photographer, Filmmaker, Curator, Collector, Fine Art, Documentary, Creative, Photography, Portraiture, Art, Culture, Artist Management, Arts & Culture, Explorer, Artist
Ekhmim, in Sohag ,farmers gather all family members men, women, grandmothers, grandfathers, children and neighbours to help in harvesting the crops, here was the time of Potato harvest, using the old tools
In an Ait in middle of the Nile river in Ausayrat ,Sohag with the population of 2000, people live and cultivate their lands but their houses that were installed near the banks are in constant threat because of land sliding on the sides of the Ait caused by the annual flood.
Since ancient times Agriculture in Egypt has always been the backbone of Egyptian civilisation that grew on the Nile river, which contained life on its both banks. Agriculture in ancient Egypt considered a holy task associated with Egyptian gods and goddesses of agriculture, harvest, flood, moon. Agriculture was the main element in establishing the Egyptian civilisation with sciences, industries, inventions like basin irrigation system, adopting the lunar calendar, inventing instruments from plough, sickle, and shadoof . But with changes and transformations happening inside and out side Egypt since the 19th century, it substituted the priorities of country's income resources, made society tends to be more consuming, and investments took the leading role. Farmlands turned into 18 store building and others used for Soil erosion or having other plans for the land or demanding certain crops and banning others changing the structure of agriculture. Here in photography i tend to document the peasants and farming changing life in Egypt .