El Soultana

electronic music/video art

 

This video is inverted from scenes of (Kasr El Shoo’) (Palace of Desire) movie 1966, a novel by Naguib Mahfouz, Directed by Hessen El Emam.

Sultana is the central figure of a distinctive belly dancer who owns the house and mostly house floating on the Nile for concerts to elders and senior men in the community, the nickname Sultana moves from one lady to another depending on the age and beauty scale from time to time until gradually disappeared with the different culture of the community which descended now.