Marking a crucial moment in Egypt after the Arab Spring
Video works explore uprising and aftermath in complex culture
Histories of Now: Six Artists From Cairo Just a year ago, hundreds of thousands of Egyptians gathered in Tahrir Square to protest the regime of then-President Hosni Mubarak, and set off a revolution. Artists have a vital role to play as Egyptians sort out what comes next. ”Histories of Now: Six Artists from Cairo,” at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, offers several video works that plumb the traditions, conflicts, and quandaries of Egyptian culture.