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The Apollo 40 under 40 podcast: Mohamed Elshahed

2 December 2019

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In this episode of the Apollo 40 under 40 podcast, Gabrielle Schwarz speaks to the writer, researcher and curator Mohamed Elshahed. Elshahed discusses his new book, Cairo since 1900: An Architectural Guide (The American University in Cairo Press), and his wider mission to map the modernist geographies of Egypt and the Middle East.

The second series of the Apollo 40 under 40 podcast features short interviews with some of the artists, thinkers, businesspeople and patrons celebrated in this year’s Apollo 40 under 40 Middle East, presented in partnership with Deutsche Bank Wealth Management. Previous episodes can be found here.

Installation view of Mohamed Elshahed and Farida Makar’s ‘New Schools/Future Egyptians’ at the Sharjah Architecture Triennial, 2019.

Installation view of Mohamed Elshahed and Farida Makar’s ‘New Schools/Future Egyptians’ at the Sharjah Architecture Triennial, 2019

Installation view of Mohamed Elshahed and Farida Makar’s ‘New Schools/Future Egyptians’ at the Sharjah Architecture Triennial, 2019

Installation view of Mohamed Elshahed and Farida Makar’s ‘New Schools/Future Egyptians’ at the Sharjah Architecture Triennial, 2019

Sayed Karim’s villa in Maadi, Cairo, featured in Cairo since 1900: An Architectural Guide

Sayed Karim’s villa in Maadi, Cairo, featured in Cairo since 1900: An Architectural Guide. Photo: courtesy Mohamed Elshahed

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