Silence of a Land
Exploring protests coverage in Egypt
As part of the 2016 DATA4CHAN.GE workshop I worked with a team to design from the ground-up a digital platform that monitors protests in Egypt to increase awareness on protest reporting.
In the course of a short but intense five days workshop me and a small team have crafted the concept and design of a digital tool to help an Egypt based Human Rights Organisation (Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights, aka ECESR) to improve the way they communicate the wealth of data they record around protests in Egypt. As a team we set out to create a tool that could effectively communicate these stories to a broad public and to journalists.
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Snapshots from our ECESR team work during the 2016 DATA4CHAN.GE workshop in Beirut.
Silence of a Land team is made of: Alaa Zghoul (data journalist), Anna M. Kedzierska (data scientist), Henar Khater (graphic designer), Martin Törnros (developer), and me (lead designer).
Silence of a Land was developed as part of the workshop DATA4CHAN.GE for the Human Right Organisation ECESR, who provided data, brief and support throughout the project (big thank you to Radwa Fouda and Amira Hussein from the ECESR team!).
Credits of the workshop pictures: Charbel Saade