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  • ahmed nabil

    Ganzeer is the biggest fraud of an artist,he is the safest artist of them all,his work is a clear example that revolutionary ideas have to be orovocative in away that disrespects and doesnt consider cultural layers of his own country.There are many sucessful artists in Egypt that dont have to draw the vagina of a woman on a veiled woman,this chaep and cheezy approach to grab attention b calling it thought provoking is very amateur like.It boils down to ideas that make you think,question ,doubt and necessarily the most obscene,whats next is he going to write curse words just for the sake that its rude? Ganzeer doesnt have to wory,he doesnt work on the streets,hes under no threat,his art is for a selected few from a prominent class of elitists and his supply s what they need,hes work is not intellectually daring nor effective enough to create artistic discourse and appeal from his own people.

  • The only street artist risking it out there is Keizer and the downtown graffiti crew in Mohamed Mahmoud,while Ganzeer lives safely behind a computer monitor

  • ahmed

    The only street artist risking it out there is Keizer and the downtown graffiti crew in Mohamed Mahmoud,while Ganzeer lives safely behind a computer monitor

  • Keizer is the most obvious graffiti artist who needs to attach his name to everything. Seeing his name plastered all over town makes me cringe.

    I seem to remember Ganzeer in the past rejecting the graffiti artist label if i’m not mistaken. It’s easy for those who are afraid of matters of a sexual nature to decry all such portrayals as ‘cheap’, but to not comment on the fucked up sexual politics of this country would be to ignore one of the biggest social problems we have. And does he have to paint his art in the middle of a tear gas battle to make it ‘authentic’?

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