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Lina Attalah

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Personal information

Title: 

Co-founder and director

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
Mada Masr
City: 
Cairo
Country: 
Egypt

Education

 Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Mass Communication, the American University in Cairo (AUC). 2004. 

 International Baccalaureate (IB), United World College of the Adriatic, (UWCad) Trieste, Italy. 2000. 

Competences

 Journalism 

 Migration and mobility

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

 Co-founder and director, Mada Masr, Cairo, Egypt, June 2013- Present. 

 Co-founder, Take to The Sea: research and artistic collective around issues of migration and mobility. May 2008- Present. 

Affiliate, Access to Knowledge for Development Center, AUC. June 2009- Present.

Honorary office and memberships: 

 Arab Digital Expression Camps.

 Association for the Freedom of Thought and Expression.

Contemporary Image Collective.

Productions and works: 

 Reported on freelance basis to the Christian Science Monitor, the Guardian, and the United Nations’ Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN). Provided special coverage about the 2009 war on Gaza. 2005-Present. 

 Writes art reviews and essays for Bidoun, Contemporary Practices and the Daily Star. 2003-Present. 

Edited the Arabic text in Indicated by Signs, Contested Public Space, Gendered Bodies and Hidden Sites of Trauma in Contemporary Visual Art Practices, a publication by the Bonner Kunsverein following an international curators projects in Bonn, Beirut, Rabbat and Cairo. 2010