Nadine Touma

Artist, writer, and filmmaker who lives and works in Beirut


Nadine Touma at khatt kufi & kaffiya - symposium on arabic visual culture, 24-08-2007 Marieke Bijster

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She has created numerous installations, literary works, and artworks addressing issues that range from human rights to hymenoplasty. Touma has participated in exhibitions in Lebanon, Egypt, and throughout Europe.

On May First 2006 she launched an independent publishing house “Dar Onboz” with a series of illustrated books, animations, films, and music for babies, young readers, and young adults in Arabic.

One of the books, “Doodles”, written by Touma and illustrated by Rena Karanouh, has won an award at the prestigious Bologna Book fair for children books in Italy, a first for Lebanon, and a second for the Arab world. Currently Dar Onboz is launching a new collection of artist books from the Arab world.


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