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Bahia Shehab

Cairo, Egypt
American University in Cairo+Mi7 Cairo
Creative Director+Islamic Art Historian

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The new revolution in Egypt and why I wanted to feminize it: An essayThe new revolution in Egypt and why I wanted to feminize it: An essay

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TED Fellow Bahia Shehab is an Egyptian artist who, at TEDGlobal 2012, shared her love of the Arabic phrase “No and a thousand times no,” boldly revealing that she had been stenciling the words on the streets of Cairo following the revolution of 2011, saying “no to military rule,” “no to burning books,” and “no […]

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An ode to 51 lost children: Fellows Friday with Bahia ShehabAn ode to 51 lost children: Fellows Friday with Bahia Shehab

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On November 17, 2012, in a village in Assuit-Egypt, a train crashed into a school bus killing 51 children. These kinds of accidents have always been brushed aside as random acts of chance. The minister of transportation resigned as a result, and the families of the children were compensated financially. There was a huge public outcry […]