Ebtihal Shedid is an Egyptian photographer based in San Francisco.
Shedid has an MA in Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies
from Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany and
a BA in German Studies from Cairo University, Egypt.
Between 2006 and 2016, Shedid has been working
as a drama and literature translator, in addition to theater production.
Shedid is self taught and has been working professionally as a photographer since 2016. She is currently an MFA candidate at California College of the Arts.
I am a poet without a mother tongue. Driven by Sehnsucht- a longing so deep- it has no beginning and no end. I see the world through the languages I speak of which I master none.