After receiving more than 150 applications for the Women Taking the Lead Network 2022, we had to make many hard and difficult choices – so many super women! We are presenting lucky ones below. In August, they will all meet up in Copenhagen.
More than 1200 people visited the ‘Framing Life’ exhibition taking place in Downtown Cairo. Eleven photographers showcased their compelling, intimate, and personal photo stories as a result of four workshops at DEDI given by teachers from the Danish Media and Journalism School.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.