Articles by Amira Hanafi

Reading on a Revolving Path

Amira Hanafi

Reading Time: 5 minutes I set out to make ‘A dictionary of the revolution’ in 2013. I planned to record conversations with different people, asking them to define words I heard people using to talk about politics in Egypt. Then I’d use transcriptions of their speech to create entries in a subversive ‘dictionary’ that tries to represent language as… Read more »