Maha ElNabawi
 
After graduating from the American University in Washington, DC with a Bachelors degree in Business, Maha began her publishing career in NYC with indie pop culture magazines, the likes of Tokion, Inked, and Surface. Upon returning to Egypt, and driven read more
 
Opinion
Maha ElNabawi
Navigating the surreal through sound
2017 in music releases from Cairo and beyond
Maha ElNabawi
Beyoncé, Coldplay, and why we can’t let exotica become banal
Growing up in America in the 1980s through the noughties made most of my generation pretty hard to offend.
 
 
features
Exploring Makimakkuk’s multidimension
Maha ElNabawi | Makimakkuk’s music is intensely earworming; her ad-libs burrow so deeply into my psyche
Podcast | Katalog #00: Maurice Louca
Maha ElNabawi | Katalog is a podcast about the process, production and meaning behind select works from the region
Binaries in music writing: Gender as a way out
Maha ElNabawi | Are we meant to discuss music solely through aesthetic critique or are we meant to contextualize it?
Sounds of 2018: Boredom, silence and the music in between
Maha ElNabawi | Maha ElNabawi on the sounds that came out of 2018, puncturing a year of boredom and silence
Long live degenerate art
Maha ElNabawi | How 4 artists made sense, in music, out of some words Mada sent them
6 summer reading recommendations from Mada
Heba El-Sherif, Lara El Gibaly, Laura Bird, Maha ElNabawi and Rowan El Shimi | Five of us have chosen six diverse novels, most of which are available in Egypt’s bookstores.
 
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News
Culture alert: ‘Anxiety + Doubt + Seduction’
In Tahrir, protesters out to save the state