June 14, 2022
The 11 photojournalists have participated in four intensive workshops instructed by Søren Pagter, Gitte Luk and Mads Greve, teachers from DMJX Aarhus. Photo: Ahmed Mostafa

A taste of Framing Life

DEDI and DMJX are delighted to show a first glimpse of the 11 photo series that will be showcased at the ‘Framing Life’ photo exhibition at Kodak Passageway. Following four intensive workshops over the course of one year run by The Danish School of Media & Journalism, eleven talented photographers have produced photo stories developed throughout their participation in ‘The Language of Photojournalism’ course.
June 9, 2022

Arts at the North Sea

Eight Egyptian and Danish artists spent two weeks together in Hanstholm and Copenhagen to work further on their projects as part of the DEDI Art Symposium “After Confinement – the Tale of Two Cities” program.
May 29, 2022
Taha Hussein translation Dagene

Danes meet Taha Hussein

One of the Arab world’s most influential novels has been translated to many languages, but for some reason never found its way to a Danish publisher. Now, almost 100 years after it was first published, with support from DEDI, the book can finally be read in Danish. Together with the Danish folk high school Johan Borups, DEDI organized an event last May to celebrate the publication.
May 25, 2022
From the 5th to the 12th of May, 13 stools produced in cooperation between Danish and Egyptian designers and manufacturers were exhibited at Trapholt Museum. Photo: Jakob Pagel Andersen

Bilingual stools in Denmark

A project that began in a small showroom in Cairo has now reached the Danish Museum Trapholt, where 13 pieces of furniture that have design prompts from Danish, Egyptian, and Pharaonic design culture were exhibited alongside world-famous designers.
April 28, 2022
Cairo-based Ahmed Deiab is one of 13 Egyptian filmmakers and industry professionals attending CPH:DOX.

Focusing on co-productions

The last week of March, 13 Egyptian filmmakers and industry professionals traveled to Denmark. Taking part in the world-renowned film festival CPH:DOX they got the chance to watch various documentaries, attend workshops, and enjoy the beautiful city of Copenhagen.
April 27, 2022
The students posing for a selfie on the Western Limestone Plateau before continuing to El-Kharga Oasis. Photo: Elisabeth Vang Jørgensen // DEDI

Water in the desert

Danish and Egyptian students of geoscience went on a joint field trip in Assuit from 4-8 April to study the history of climate change in the New Valley desert and Kharga Oasis.
March 13, 2022
Humaithara in the southeastern desert of Egypt, where the celebration of Shayk Al-Shazly's birthday is taking place. Photo: Christian Suhr.

Light, healing and love

Light upon Light has been selected to premiere at the upcoming CPH:DOX 2022. The film has been supported by DEDI and is exploring the human desire for light, healing and love in a time of darkness.