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MEDiakitab association, located in Marseille, is in charge of administrating the blog. Contents are a reflection of the activities, analysis and knowledge developped by the network members.


Ossama Helmy

Origami artist and storyteller


Oz Oz © Arab Origami Center

Ossama Helmy, AKA OzOz, is an Egyptian artist who use origami art in story telling and artistic performance. After studying Anthropology in Alexandria University, he cofounded “Ressala” band in which he sang from 2000-2004. In 2003, he participated in a storytelling workshop with Vanya Exerjian, held at Bibliotheca [...]

Soha Ibrahim Wakim

Trainer of Teachers and Superiors Pedagogical Leaders

Photo - Soha 2015

Portrait 2015 © Soha Wakim

Graduate studies in literature at the French Department of the University of Alexandria and a Trainer of Trainers Degree from the University of Besançon (France), Soha Wakim has developed a rich and varied experience in the fields of education and training.

For 13 years, she taught French to students [...]


Co-animatrice du projet Art et Vie/ Alexandrie

Rasha Rashad 1©cd

Rasha Rashad is an ingineer and manages a section at P&G Egypt (Pampers). At Art and Life project, she works as a volunteer and she is in charge of photo documentation for all the workshops and activities.

The project targets children who are victims of abuse or street children to offer them artistic expression workshops. [...]


Graphic designer, independent artist


Shennawy was born in Cairo in 1978 and studied fine arts with a specialization in advertising. As a teenager, he developed a passion for comics. Then he began his career drawing for Ala el-Din magazine at the beginning of 2000’s, then he worked in advertising.

His short comics « Plus de batterie » was nominated in 2009 [...]

Sharif El Sayed

multimedia designer, illustrator


Sharif el-Sayed is a graphic designer, born in 1972 in Alexandria. Since 1998, he has been working in Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime transport, as a digital art director. He seeks in his work to combine the possibilities of the digital tools with the social cultural issues.

His artistic work turns toward youth [...]