How has a globalised cultural economy affected the production of contemporary visual culture in North Africa and the Middle East?
Basim Magdy, <em>13 Essential Rules for Understanding the World</em>, 2011, super 8 film transferred to HD video, 5 min. 16 sec. Courtesy the artist and Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York.
With the benefit of hindsight, what role does new media play in artistic practices, activism, and as an agent for social change in the Middle East and North Africa today?