BIO

 

Mayada is a Croatian-Egyptian-Sudanese videographer, photographer and poet (b. 1990), currently based in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. In 2010, she started a career in videojournalism and got a chance to cover political and social news until she moved to Germany in 2016. Her work focuses on socio-political and environmental issues. Mayada currently freelances as a videographer and photographer and gives videography and editing workshops. She is currently doing a masters in Visual Anthropology, Media and Documentary Practices, and a masters in Media Pedagogic.
Her audio-visual research  topic in Visual Anthropology is 'Depopulation in Eastern Croatia - How a demographic change caused by emigration is affecting the elderly generation in Požega, Slavonija County'.
Her research topic in Media Pedagogic is 'Digitisation in Schools: How should children at risk of poverty be supported in time of the COVID pandemic’ 


Member of the European Press Journalists Union (DVPJ - Deutscher Verband der Pressejournalisten)

 

EXHIBITIONS

2021             Bringing the Private into Public Spaces, Photography by                            Womxn During the Corona Pandemic | The Journal                                  Collective group photo exhibition and video projection |                          Curated by Anne  Ackermann and Charlotte Schmitz |                              Kommunales Kino Freiburg, Germany

EDUCATION

2021 - 2023 MA Visual Anthropology, Media and Documentary            

                      Practices | Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster | 

                      Münster, Germany

2021 - 2023 MA Media Pedagogic | Fachhochschule Südwestfalen |

                     Soest, Germany

2020             Alec Soth: Photographic Storytelling Workshop | Magnum                       Photos 

2020             Fine Art Self-portrait Photography Workshop with Danny                         Bittencourt    

2019              Qualification as an Educational Specialist | IKS, Institut                            für Bildung und Management  | Zell in Wiesental,                                      Freiburg, Germany

2014              Workshop in Data-driven Journalism | Netherlands-                                  Flemish  Institute | Cairo, Egypt

2014              Workshop in Visual Storytelling | DMJX, Danish School for                        Media and Journalism | Aarhus, Denmark

2007 - 2011  BA Mass Media & Communications Studies

                       Major of TV & Radio Broadcasting | Misr University for                            Science & Technology | Cairo, Egypt

Scholarships

2021             Alfred Landecker Foundation scholarship, in cooperation 

                      with UNMUTE NOW and Project Together organizations,

                      for the Open Social Innovation Programme. The 

                      programme supports organizations in Germany that

                      strengthen the political participation of youth in the

                      country.

                      

CONTACT
 

                      (+49) 176 7793 4722

                     maja.wadin(at)posteo.net
 

Mayada Wadnomiry