USW Cairo

USW (Urban Solid Waste) Cairo begins the 15th of June. The squares of Cairo have been taken up by street vendors, artist and families after the revolution. The objective of the project is designing and building several elements for activating de public space and promote its use.

We will be working in Town House Gallery, in collaboration with the zabbaleen comunity (informal trash pickers), local artisans and theatre companies.

One week for designing
One week for building
One week for performing

Colaborators

Elnamla: cultural association from Cairo
Omar Nagati: architect
Town House Gallery: contemporary Egyptian and foreign art

Funded by

Embassy of Spain in Egypt

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