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AUC American University in Cairo, GUC German University in Cairo, UdK University of the Arts Berlin, DARB 1718, Charsoo Honar Arts and Cultural Institute Tehran etc.

Since 2016 I am Visiting Professor at the Department of the Arts at the American University in Cairo.

From 2010-16, I worked as full-time academic staff member and lecturer at the Media Design Department of the German University in Cairo, Faculty of Applied Sciences and Arts. My teaching activities included lectures, practicals and tutorials within the foundation courses Moving Images and Media Design Project as well as Digital Editing (5th semester), Montage (6th semester), Media Installation (6th semester), Digital Compositing II (7th semester), Hybrid Media (7th semester), BA and Pre-Master Project Supervision.

2015-16 I was additionally Head of the Media Design Department (25 staff members) and Head Coordinator of the Pre-Master Program (110 students).

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Teaching Profile

http://www.guc-md.com/index.php/Main/MagdalenaKallenberger
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2015-16

Head of Department
Head Coordinator PRE-MASTER PROGRAM / Advanced Design Project
Co-Founder / Supervisor Media: 100 Best Arabic Posters
Lecture & Practical: Digital Editing “WILD TALES”
Lecture & Practical: Digital Compositing II

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2014

Lecture and Practical: Digital Editing
Lecture and Practical: Media Installation “VOICES FROM THE PAST”
PRE-MASTER SUPERVISION: Mohamed Aboelwafa
BA SUPERVISION: Nour Abdelhamid “Visual Poetry – Khalil Gibran’s The Madmen”

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2013

DAAD COOPERATION PROJECT CROSS CULTURAL MEDIA
With students of Furtwangen University HFU and GUC German University in Cairo.

PRE-MASTER SUPERVISION: Sara Sallam
BA SUPERVISION:
Ali Heraize “The Arabian Epic – online platform for storytellers & illustrators // interface design”
AlShiemaa Rafik “Sexual Education in Egypt // documentary film”
Ahmed Belal “Death Instinct // music video clip”
Mohamed Aboelwafa “My Experiment with Sufism // experimental short film”
Dina Famy “Propaganda & Cannibalism // mocumentary film”
Zeinab ElBadrawi “One thing leads to another // documentary film”
Rana Elgohary “The God Image – online platform // interface design & interactive storytelling”
Sara Sarhan “Cinderella & Co // ebook for children”

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SPRING 2012
GUC German University in Cairo, Media Design Department, Egypt.
Lecture and Practical: MD PROJECT “EGYPT REVISITED – Challenging Reality”, 4th semester, 20 students
Lecture and Practical: MONTAGE “Recycling Images”, 6th semester, 40 students
PRE-MASTER SUPERVISION: Yasmine Shehab, Menna Mostafa.
BA SUPERVISION:
Mohamed Aggag “Hip-Hop Flows from the Nile // documentary film”
Mennat-Allah Kheireldin “Female roles in Egyptian movies between the years 1958-1972 // media installation”
Esmeralda Mahmoud “History of Fashion in Egypt // Short Film”
Sara Sallam “Treads of Memories – Interactive Storytelling // interface design & film”
Yacoub Yassin “Visualizing the Islamic Economy // calligraphic motion graphics”

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WINTER 2011/12
GUC German University in Cairo,
Media Design Department, Egypt.
Lecture Series: Reflections on …  intercultural, collaborative practice and artistic research
Lecture:MOVING IMAGES „Cairo Portraits“, 3rd semester, 90 students
Lecture and Practical: HYBRID MEDIA “Cross-Cultural Collaborative Practice”, 7th semester, 15 students—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

SPRING 2011
GUC German University in Cairo,
Media Design Department, Egypt.
Lecture Series: Reflections on …  documenting and covering societal upheaval and changes
Lecture and Practical:MD PROJECT “DOCUMENTARY TECHNIQUES // Turning Point”, 4th semester, 15 students
Course: CMD Tutorial // Final Cut Studio Pro, 4th semester, 15 students
BA Supervision:
Nora Kahil “Cinematic Censorship in Egypt // documentary film”
Menna Mostafa “Stereotyping Muslims who show Islam in their Identity // short film”
Perihane Abdel-Razek “Ecouraging Women in Egypt to Vote // campaign & spot”
Yasmin Shehab “Veiled in Egypt – Between Middle Eastern and Western Stereotypes // documentary film”
Salma Baki “Family Awareness // campaign & spot”
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WINTER 2010/11
GUC German University in Cairo,
Media Design Department, Egypt.
Lecture:MOVING IMAGES „Cairo Cityscape“, 3rd semester, 150 students
Course:DIGITAL EDITING “Cairo Rhythms – The Chase”, 5th semester, 40 students
Pre-Master Project:SITE SPECIFIC MEDIA INTERVENTIONS I „Explorative Media Exploration in Mobile Spaces“ with Prof. Daniel Fetzner. Teaching Assistant: Bernd Dudzik, 9th semester, 26 students
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WINTER 2009
Charsoo Honar Arts & Cultural Institute Tehran
, Iran
“HOW YOU LOOK AT IT – ON CONTEMPORARY MEDIA ART PRACTICE”
Seminar on Contempory Media Art Practice (8 weeks)
30 students, age 17-30
“HOW TO DANCE IRANIAN DANCE”
Workshop (8 weeks), including basic training in camera work (shots, perspective and angle, lightening) and editing techniques (FinalCut Pro)
15 students, age 17-30
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WINTER 2009
Azad Art University Tehran
, Iran
Lecture “VIDEOPAINTINGS: IN-BETWEEN FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHY”
30 students, age 18-25
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2009
Landeszentrale für politische Bildungsarbeit (Center for Political Education) Germany
Project „Jugend bohrt“ (Youngsters question), THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL / Berlin-Kreuzberg: Migrants Point of View. Video Workshop, (one week), including basic training in camera work (shots, perspective and angle, lighting) interviewing techniques, sound recording and editing techniques (FinalCut Pro)
15 students, age 17-20
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2008
Azad University Tehran, several lectures on „Cinematic Portraits“
Parkingallery Tehran (independent a project space), Lecture on „Cinematic Portraits“

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2007
DGB-Haus Berlin, “Permanent Moving” conference, workshop and group show organized by Francis Zeischegg and raum-hopping
Lecture „Permanent Moving – on visual movements and moving objects in historical art practice”

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2005
University of Fine Arts Budapest and Hungarian Academy of Applied Arts, Hungary
Korsakow-Workshop (interactive film project focusing on non-linear storytelling)