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A Cairo Art Story: On Moving To Egypt And The Hoax Of Authenticity

Okayafrica sits down with Cairo-based mixed media artist Ibrahim Ahmed.

In 2013, Ibrahim Ahmed quit his job as an art handler to become a full-time artist and travel the world. His journeys led him to Cairo—a city he visited every summer as a child. The son of two Egyptian parents, Ahmed was born in Kuwait, raised in Bahrain and moved to the United States in 1997.

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