Aida Hamed El-Oweidy

Aida Hamed El-Oweidy

Animator, IllustratorCairo, Egypt
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Aida Hamed El-Oweidy

Aida Hamed El-Oweidy

Animator, IllustratorCairo, Egypt
About me
I'm an illustrator , animator, & storyteller capable of working in animation and motion graphics in 2D and 3D. Currently available for freelance so DM me! Instagram:
  • Play with your food (in progress)
    Play with your food (in progress)A simulator and interactive digital archive exploring the narratives embedded in foodways. The game takes place in a post-cooking hunger-free world, that aims to archive the lost and mistold stories of the food era, exploring themes such as displacement, and experiences of gender from an Egyptian perspective. This project is currently in development with sponsor from the Goethe Institut in Cairo.
  • Play with Your Food Workshop (on-going)
    Play with Your Food Workshop (on-going)A creative writing and food workshop that aims to answer the research question: Can the production of food knowledge act not only as a method to preserve traditional foodways in displaced communities (in the Netherlands) but also as a space for resistance? A space to express feelings about displacement, identity, movement, & politics? This workshop explored storytelling through recipe structure. It was done with the generous support of the Salwa Foundation in Amsterdam, Noha Fikry an anthropol
  • Letters from Home
    Letters from Homeanimated short film exploring loneliness, memory and homesickness
  • Period Visible
    Period VisibleThis series of animations was created recently for a D&AD New Blood competition brief for The Case for Her and Mckinsey Design. The brief asked to come up with a solution to change the way people talk about menstruation issues. #PeriodVisible is a social media campaign that aims to spark debate and discussion. It is an invitation to share your stories to combat the social stigma around menstruation.
  • Stitch
    StitchAn exploration into how to make embroidery come to life.
  • Packaging design/ Illustration
    Packaging design/ IllustrationIllustration for packaging design for Egyptian brand, Cairopolitan.
Work history
     - Cairo, EgyptFull Time
    Working with a team to respond to creative briefs across branding and social media using illustration, and motion graphics for clients such as Paypal, HBO & Samsung.
    Design InternCairopolitan
     - Cairo, EgyptInternship
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  • Illustration
  • Animation
  • Drawing
  • Storyboarding
  • 16mm Film
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Workshop Delivery
  • Bilingual
  • Video Content
  • Blender 3D
    BA (Hons) Illustration for Screen ArtsUniversity of Brighton
     - Brighton, United Kingdom