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Revealing Reflecting Recording: Concluding Panel
Panel 4/6 of the Revealing Recording Reflecting research project on women graphic designers from the SWANA region.

The panel reflects on the research thus far and summarizes the issues discussed in the previous panels. Moreover during the panel discussion the exhibition in progress, the collected material and research process, will be evaluated and the strategies for developing the publication will be discussed.

The panel addresses the future of the project as a means for archiving, further collecting and disseminating this research, and the best practices to keep it an open and on-going educational resource. The panel invites the audience to actively participate in the discussion and to contribute, material, ideas and suggestions in the hope of further developing the content and broadening the network.

May 19, 2022 07:00 PM in Amsterdam

The panel reflects on the research thus far and summarizes the issues discussed in the previous panels. Moreover during the panel discussion the exhibition in progress, the collected material and research process, will be evaluated and the strategies for d
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Speakers

Dr. Huda AbiFarès
Founding Director @Khatt Foundation
Dr. Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès is the Founding Director of the Khatt Foundation and Khatt Books publishers, in Amsterdam. She holds degrees in graphic design and design history from Leiden University (PhD), Yale University (MFA), and Rhode Island School of Design (BFA). She has published several books on typography and design from the Arab World, and contributed essays to professional and academic publications. She is the author of Arabic Typography: A Comprehensive Sourcebook (2001) among other. She works as independent researcher, writer, designer, design curator and publisher. www.khtt.net Instagram: @khattfoundation / @khatt_Books / @khatt_chronicles / @hudasmitshuijzen Twitter: @khttnet
Dr. Yasmine Nachabe Taan
Associate Professor of Art and Design History @Lebanese American University
Yasmine Nachabe Taan is Associate Professor of Art and Design History at the Lebanese American University in Beirut. She is currently Visiting Professor at Bilkent University in Turkey. She holds a PhD in Art History and Communication Studies from McGill University. Her interdisciplinary research cuts across the fields of visual culture, gender politics, photography and design history with a focus on Lebanon and the Middle East. She is author of a number of books on design and photography. Linktr.ee/yastaan
Dr. Bahia Shehab
Artist, Author, Professor @American Uiversity in Cairo
Bahia Shehab is an artist and author based in Cairo. She is Professor of design and founder of the graphic design program at The American University in Cairo. Her work has been exhibited internationally and has received a number of international awards including the BBC’s 100 women’s list, a TED Senior Fellowship, a Prince Claus Award, and the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture. Her latest publications include You Can Crush the Flowers: A Visual Memoir of the Egyptian Revolution and the award winning co-authored book A History of Arab Graphic Design. https://www.bahiashehab.com
Soukeina Hachem
Founding director @Shape, Casablanca
Soukeina Hachem is a Moroccan designer whose work in design and in culture aims to create social and systems change. Her diverse work portfolio includes interiors, furniture and graphic design. In 2012, Soukeina founded SHAPE, a strategic consulting agency that merges strategy and design, putting the user at the heart of its work process. She also initiated Casablanca Design Week in 2017 then 2019, a biennale of design, that involved more than 100 designers in more than 25 spaces in the city, to showcase, reflect but also to gather communities around on ongoing designers projects. https://www.instagram.com/soukeina.hachem/