Reorienting the Gaze

HM is an Egyptian Anthropology undergraduate student in Toronto. She’s recently been especially interested in exploring mediums that exist unbounded by elitist walls, to express her frustrations with dominant representations of colonized people in general, and fellow Muslim women in particular. To this end, she’s excited to experiment with After Effects and Photoshop to create art imagining the decolonial.

Reorienting the Gaze Bibliography

1941 Manchester Evening News front page reporting capture of Benghazi, Libya. Digital Image. Alamy

“Ancient Egyptian Music – Pharaoh Ramses II.” Youtube video, 4:18, Posted by “Derek Fiechter,” Posted Jan 11, 2014,

Borges, Samuel. Young black / african american business woman using binoculars, isolated on white background. Digital Image. Shutterstock. young-black-african-american-business-woman-134527640.

“Cairokee – Dinosaur (Official Music Video) / ﻛﺎﯾﺮوﻛﻲ – اﻟﺪﯾﻨﺎﺻﻮر .” Youtube video, 4:22, Posted by “CairokeeOfficial,” Posted Jul 27, 2017, v=_4zeNNSManE.

Clark, Timothy. 2013. US Politics New York Mayor Sex. Digital Image. Gettyimages.

“Destination North Africa | National Geographic.” Youtube video, 5:06, Posted by “National Geographic,” Posted Aug 26, 2010,

“Edward Said explains Orientalism in 5 minutes.” Youtube video, 6:45, Posted by “Noam Chomsky Videos,” Posted Apr 3, 2013,

FRONT PAGE: ‘I CAN ONLY SEE HER EYES’. Digital Image. Paperboy https://

Lehnert, Rudolf and Franz Landrock. 1998. Orient 1904-1930. Umschau Braus.

Messara, Mohamed. 2011. Battle in Sirte. Digital Image. European Pressphoto Agency. http://

“Plane overhead sound effect.” Youtube video, 0:26, Posted by “Jojikiba,” Posted Nov 5, 2011,

Pratt, Leslie. 2008. MQ-1 Predator unmanned aircraft. Digital Image. US Air Force photo

“President’s wife makes radio address to Afghan women.” Youtube video, 2:35, Posted by “AP Archive,” Posted Jul 21, 2015,

“The Oppositional Gaze.” Youtube video, 3:30, Posted by “Akeem Muhammad,” Posted Apr 20, 2015,

The wars on Iraq and Libya: Front pages from 2003 and 2011. Digital Image. Indymedia

“TOP10 GLITCH Sound Effect [High Quality].” Youtube video, 0:28, Posted by “Sound Effects,” Posted May 29, 2016,

“ ﻣﺎﺟﺪ اﻟﻌﯿﺴﻰ – ھﻮاﺟﯿﺲ | Majedalesa – Hwages.” Youtube video, 2:52, Posted by “majedalesa | ﻣﺎﺟﺪ اﻟﻌﯿﺴﻰ,” Posted Dec 23, 2016,