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Bahia Shehab

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Personal information

Title: 

Artist, Art Historian, Associate Professor

Contact information (private)

Personal email address: 
bahia@aucegypt.edu

Education

PhD, 2017, Leiden University, Netherlands.

MA, 2009, American University in Cairo, Cairo - Egypt.

Competences

Art

History of art

Design

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

Associate Professor of Design, American University in Cairo. 

Founder of the graphic design program, American University in Cairo.

Her artwork has been on display in exhibitions, galleries and streets internationally.

Productions and works: 

A Thousand Times NO: The Visual History of Lam-Alif, 2010. 

 She has a number of book chapters. 

Awards

Distinctions: 

 The first Arab woman to receive the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture in 2016.

Awards: 

 Prince Claus Laureate, 2016, Prince Claus Awards. 

 Jameel Prize 4 - Shortlist, 2016, Victoria & Albert Museum - UK.