Vinegar..Soldier..Coke
6 November 2016

2012 – “…….. we tried them in Tunis until their bombs became useless … God be with you, Egyptians”
Those messages spread after the first night of the Egyptian revolution when the police forces successfully put an end to the demonstrations. The tear gas bombs and the lack of the protesters’ experience in facing them were the weapons that ended the demonstrations.
On the next day, the messages were sent by the Tunisian protesters explaining how to face the gas.
On Anger Friday, Egyptians had the bottles of vinegar and coke.. They could finally stand up to the soldiers and started the protests beating the 30-years old regime.

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The labels of vinegar and coke bottles have been modified with the instructions of use to be produced as “revolutionary products”.
The work is a part of the exhibitions “Shift Delete 30” in Egypt, and “Cairo. Open City New Testimonies from an Ongoing Revolution” in Germany.

The work consists of 3 photos, size 60cmX120cm printed with Cyanotype on cotton paper, limited editions of 6.

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