Kairos (καιρός) is an ancient Greek word meaning the right or opportune moment (the supreme moment).
Sarah Ahmed is a Networking & Security graduate, and a creative based in Abu Dhabi. She is the founder of Jaffat El Aqlam, an independent platform established in 2014 that celebrates artistic creations by humans based in the MENA region.
When she's not stressing out about meeting self-made deadlines, she experiments with different mediums of art, film photography, glitch art, sends postcards to strangers, publishes zines and waters her plants.
This human's work has been featured in jaffatelaqlam, al tashkeel magazine (issue #24), qahwa project, nu lit house (issues now, gratitude, paradox, dreams, whole/rest & space) , riwayya, reconnecting arts (issue #1), MACRO: an anthology of image macros & OOMK zine.
This human also publishes tiny zines, here.
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES
- BADER ALNOAIMI: INTERVIEW WITH JAFFAT EL AQLAM - 2014
- DESTINATION RIYADH: THE MIDDLE EAST'S TALENT HUB - 2016
- WHERE THE SCRIPT AT?: LETS TALK ABOUT JAFFAT EL AQLAM- 2016
- BANAT COLLECTIVE: ART, PLANTS AND SENDING POSTCARDS - 2016
- DIPLOMANTIQ: SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR CREATIVES - 2016
- NEWHIVE: MY 5 INTERNET OBSESSIONS - 2017
- BROWNBOOK - 2017
- QASR AL HOSN FESTIVAL - KIDS' WORKSHOP INSTRUCTOR
ABU DHABI - FEBRUARY 2016
- ABU DHABI ART FAIR - KIDS' WORKSHOP INSTRUCTOR
ABU DHABI - NOVEMBER 2015 & 2016
- SOUQ AL QATTARA FESTIVAL - KIDS' WORKSHOP INSTRUCTOR
AL AIN - MAY 2016 & NOVEMBER 2017
- AL AIN OASIS - KIDS' WORKSHOP INSTRUCTOR
AL AIN - 2016
- NATIONAL DAY POTLUCK DINNER - WITH SHARJAH ART FOUNDATION
SHARJAH - NOVEMBER 2016
- THE EVERY URBAN ZINE WORKSHOP - WITH SHARJAH ART FOUNDATION
SHARJAH - JANUARY 2017
- CARE PACKAGES WORKSHOP - WITH SHARJAH ART FOUNDATION HOSTED BY DUBAI DESIGN DISTRICT
DUBAI - NOV 2017
- CHIMCHE NIGHT - WITH DIPLOMANTIQ HOSTED BY FIKRA CAMPUS