Basim Magdy: Would a Firefly Fear the Fire that Burns in Its Heart? (2016)
Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Hardcover, 11.25 x 11.25, 224 pages, 160 color
Text by Regine Basha, Lauren Cornell, Britta Färber, Friedhelm Hütte, Omar Kholeif.
Egyptian artist Basim Magdy’s (born 1977) films, photographs and drawings focus on structures of seeing, remembering and archiving. As this volume demonstrates, he scrutinizes collective utopias and expresses doubt about dogmas and ideologies.