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  • About mahatat

    A Cairo-based social and cultural enterprise founded in 2011. Through contemporary art practices, Mahatat seeks to transform public spaces, create opportunities for exposure to the arts and offer needs-based learning experiences to artists, practitioners and entrepreneurs.

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  • Our Work

    We are facilitators, curators, consultants, and producers on matters related to arts in public space and community art. Collaborate with us

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  • Projects

    Opera on balconies, a wonderbox tour, street theatre, circus in the metro, a communal mosaic, marching band on the road, to name but a few…

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News

Art of Transit 9: Tales’ Nights
Posted in: News
19/06/2017

A 5-day tour as a part of our Art of Transit project which features tours by performing artists and musicians through different decentralized cities in Egypt. The tour of a storytelling performance of the “Kalila & Dimna” stories, was accompanied by music and light design in the form of a contemporary performance during 10-15 June in […]

Co-Writing Lab
Posted in: News publications

Tales of Community Art and Art in Public Space” was a three-days co-writing lab organized in Cairo in spring 2017 by Mahtatat for Contemporary Art. The Co-writing lab is a space to document shared experiences, ideas and methods. The lab brought together forty-one artists, practitioners, and culture makers from Egypt, France, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the Occupied Palestinian […]

Mosaic The Play Cave
Posted in: News
20/03/2017

Mosaic Edition 5+6 Saturday 11th of February 2016 was our final day at Ezbet Khairallah working with Ruwwad and Tawasol and in partnership with Drosos Foundation on our #upcycling project installment for the local community as part of Mosaic for this year. And you can tell we had so much fun!!! Special thanks to the […]

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