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Tasmeem 2019

Genuinely sad to see Tasmeem 2019 come to a close! It has been a fantastic three-days of inspiring speakers, engaging workshops, and fun activities—led by four incredible women, who also happen to be VCUarts Qatar alumnae! They…

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Information+ Conference 2018

The Information+ Conference 2018 was absolutely inspiring! This inter­disciplinary platform brought together a fantastic lineup of speakers who explored a range of historic and future practices in information design and data visualisation. The entire event was thoughtful,…

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AIGA Decipher 2018

I am still recovering from jet-lag but wanted to share just a few thoughts about the fun I had this past week at AIGA Decipher 2018. There was so much great energy from all the speakers, participants,…

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CAA Conversations Podcast

Last week my research partner, Kelly Murdoch-Kitt, and I were featured in a podcast produced by the College Art Association! The weekly College Arts Association Conversations Podcast explores arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind…

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AMI Retreat 2017

During the Eid al-Adha break, I had the opportunity to visit Limassol for the three-day Advanced Media Institute Conference (AMIRetreat 2017). It was both an opportunity to engage in dynamic conversations about “Journalism, Society and Politics in…

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Qatar Dynamic History

Yesterday, our Junior Graphic Design students presented interactive prototypes at the Qatar Foundation Headquarters as part of the Qatar Dynamic History Information Platform. This project aims to link Qatar’s National historical narrative with regional and global events…

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