Nadine Touma

Artist, writer, and filmmaker who lives and works in Beirut

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She has created numerous installations, literary works, and artworks addressing issues that range from human rights to hymenoplasty. Touma has participated in exhibitions in Lebanon, Egypt, and throughout Europe.

In 2006, Nadine launched an independent publishing house Dar Onboz with a series of illustrated books, animations, films, and music for babies, young readers, and young adults in Arabic.

One of the books, “Doodles”, written by Nadine and illustrated by Rena Karanouh, has won an award at the prestigious Bologna Book fair for children’s books in Italy - a first for Lebanon and a second for the Arab world. Currently Dar Onboz is launching a new collection of artist books from the Arab world.

Her publishing house Dar Onboz was also a finalist in the British Council’s International Young Publishing Entrepreneur (IYPE) award, at the London Book Fair 2008.

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