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XABACA PROJECT: International network against the censorship of female arabic artists

XABACA PROJECT: International network against the censorship of female arabic artists

  The Xabaca International Network was born with the aim of promoting the artistic creation of Arab women as a source of social transformation and defence of human rights, thereby breaking down stereotypes. Novact, Al Fanar and Jiwar, together with CasaÁrabe and IEMed, have developed this project, which both counters censorship and supports the female...
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Xabaca artists. Sofia Aissaoui and Houda Lakhdar, Moroccan filmmakers

Xabaca artists. Sofia Aissaoui and Houda Lakhdar, Moroccan filmmakers

Short film “Zahra” Sofia Aissaoui and Houda Lakhdar are Moroccan filmmakers based between Rabat and Casablanca. The two women first met at ESAV (Marrakech Film School), where they graduated in Editing and Directing in 2012. Having first gone along the path of distribution and production, these days they write and direct content for the Moroccan...
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Xabaca selection. Fatima Mortada, Lebanese visual artist.

Xabaca selection. Fatima Mortada, Lebanese visual artist.

Fatima Mortada will take part of the first edition of Xabaca project in Barcelona. Fatima Mortada is an emerging Lebanese artist who graduated from the Lebanese University with a first class honours Diploma in Fine Arts in 2007. In 2009, she moved to the UK to pursue higher education at the university of Southampton, Winchester...
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Xabaca artists. Haya Zaatry, Palestinian singer songwriter.

Xabaca artists. Haya Zaatry, Palestinian singer songwriter.

A Palestinian Singer Songwriter and Architect, Co-founder of ElJam, born on the 23 October 1991 in Nazareth, moved at the age of 18 to Haifa where she is currently living. She graduated from the faculty of Architecture and Town Planning in the Technion (B.Arch 2016) with a nomination for the Reiskin Award for Excellence. “Currently...
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Xabaca artists. Farah Ben Mansour, Tunisian visual artist

Xabaca artists. Farah Ben Mansour, Tunisian visual artist

Farah Ben Mansour is an illustrator and a designer based in Tunis, Tunisia. She studied Design at Higher Institute of Fine Arts in Tunis and then she worked as a designer in the architecture and design company “VI”. She took part in different international projects (volunteering, architecture and design, photography and illustration), and in 2016,...
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