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TED Fellow Zahra Al-Mahdi was raised by screens — «storytelling machines» like TV and the internet that shaped her sense of self and reality. Now a multimedia artist and filmmaker, she challenges common historical narratives and brings a multiplicity of perspectives to the surface. In this dynamic talk, Al-Mahdi traces her development as a storyteller using satire, dark humor and tactile collage techniques to expand what we think we know about ourselves.
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The infinite alchemy of storytelling | Zahra Al-Mahdi