The black bag is a vital merchandise tool in the stores and markets in Egypt. It is mostly used in pharmacies and liquor stores to shroud the purchased items from the passersby. This phenomenon actually provokes their sense of curiosity; people want to know what is inside the bag. Whether the merchandise was a personal belonging, underwear or even fruit, Egyptians have gotten used to playing a guessing game of what is inside the bag.
This work comprises an invitation for the viewer to explore the objects that Egyptians usually feel obliged to hide.
this work was in
translations-online Exhibitions at emergent art space
fair usage at Arthropologie Art Gallery