This project addresses the 3 waves of nationalization that took place between 1956 and 1963, and lasted until the collapse of Nasser’s socialist program in 1967. The project is based on quantitative and qualitative data of a 100 nationalized entities where each entity is visualized in a coded unit. Also by referring to data as nationalized, the project tackles the factor of information inaccessibility. Nationalization has always been associated with Gamal Abdel Nasser, Egypt’s former president, and the Suez Canal. However, Egypt was home to figures and families of diverse backgrounds and nationalities who had a great impact in shaping the social, industrial and cultural scenes before the revolution. Most of them were affected negatively by nationalization and never got properly recognized or documented, specifically in the official narratives. The aim is to offer a form of visual documentation for nationalization, to question the nationalization decision and to suggest a different perspective to the official narrative by using data and diagrams to recognize and humanize the diverse communities that used to exist in Egypt
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Tawheed, Tasneem, "Nationalized Data" (2019). Capstone and Graduation Projects. 155.
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