Haytham Nawar is an Artist, designer, and researcher currently lives and works in Cairo. He is Assistant Professor of Design at the American University in Cairo. Co-Founder/Director of “Di-Egy Fest 0.1” The First Digital Arts Festival in Egypt. Nawar is currently Ph.D. Candidate at The Planetary Collegium, Center for Advanced Inquiry in Integrative Arts, School of Art and Media, University of Plymouth.
Nawar is currently a Research Affiliate in Civic City Institute for Critical Research and Sciences in Design, Haute école d'art et de design, Genève, Switzerland. He is a Fulbright Alumnus, School of Visual Arts in NY.
He received an MFA degree in Fine Arts from Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt and MAS in Design and Technology from ZHDK - Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland.