inAccessible:Mapping Accessibility Struggles in Egypt
This project raises awareness on one of the most critical issues of the marginalized differently-abled group in Egypt. Research shows that there are countless daily chronic and constant struggles confronting people with different abilities in public and private spaces. In this regard, “inAccessible” aims to map different situations and events a person with a physical disability might experience. By applying the power of design, this project - through an innovative approach – sheds light on physical and emotional obstacles while providing people with solutions to the issue. The project assists each individual to be part of the solution and not be part of the problem. These solutions and actions will help facilitate an accessible social environment for people with different needs in Egypt.
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ElKhawanky, Hana, "inAccessible:Mapping Accessibility Struggles in Egypt" (2018). Capstone and Graduation Projects. 151.
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This project is part of “ Holy Shift- Fifth Graduating Class of Graphic Design Students-The American University in Cairo – Class Fall 2019” catalog. "Holy Shift" is the title of the Fifth Senior Students Exhibition. It included 30 graduation projects that are broadly divided into four themes: Designing for Cultural and Social Impact Projects presented under this category offer creative tools to critically address social problems. The second theme is; Reimagining Cultural Heritage. The third theme is Designing Future Experiences, and the forth theme “Designing for Education” Graduating Committee: Adly Tomah (CEO, Gemini Enterprises Africa) Ahmad Hefnawy (Founder, Cairopolitan) Ahmad Saqfalhait (Associate Professor of Practice in Design, AUC) Ahmed AlLaithy (Technology Transfer Director, AUC) Bahia Shehab ( Professor of Practice in Design, AUC) Bassem Yousri (Visual Artist, Graphic Design Adjunct Faculty, AUC) Hani Mahfouz (Founder, Hani Mahfouz Design) Hicham Rahmeh (Lead Illustrator at The Brand Company and Co-founder at TokTok) Ibrahim Islam (Creative Head, JWT) Jochen Braun (Associate Professor of Practice in Design, AUC) May Ramy (Director, Academic Initiatives and Mentorship Services, AUC) Nelly El Sharkawy (Creative Director Cairopolitan) Sally-Ann Skerrett (Head of Graphic Design Department, GUC) Sarah Salmawy (Graphic Design Adjunct Faculty, AUC) Sawsan Morad (Editor in Chief, El-Beit Magazine) Tarek Naga (Architect, Adjunct Faculty, AUC) Thomas Wolsey (Assistant Professor, DICE, AUC) Yasmine El Dorghamy (Editor in chief, Rawi Magazine) Yasmine Moataz (Assistant Professor of Anthropology, AUC)