External Rotation, 2012

Mohamed Abdelkarim
External Rotation, 2012
Two-channel colour and black-and-white video projection with sound
12 minutes
Film still
Produced by the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC)


Mohamed Abdelkarim's work tackles subjects such as tourism, religion, politics and economics. He has been featured in a number of group exhibitions, including PhotoCairo, Contemporary Image Collective, Cairo (2012); Cairo-Documenta, Hotel Viennoise, Cairo (2012); Thessaloniki Biennale, Greece (2011); A Survival Guide, Sharjah Art Gallery, American University in Cairo (2010) and the Slovakia Film Festival, Bratislava (2009). Abdelkarim has performed at Tokyo Wonder Site, Japan (2012); Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Switzerland (2011) and Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi, Pakistan.


Abdelkarim, Mohamed

External Rotation

Mohamed Abdelkarim engages with notions of authorship and representation, camouflage and concealment, exchange and play.