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.
photo credit: Anna Rotty
ebtihalshedid (at) gmail (dot) com
Ebtihal Shedid is an Egyptian artist based
in San Francisco. She has an MFA from California College of the Arts, 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.