Souad Aziem

 Souad Aziem


Souad Aziem, born in 1965, Harrania village- Giza. Her father was a hand labor hired on a daily basis on different farms.

She attended the local primary school at the age of 6 till 16. When Souad was 10 years old, she joined the young kids whom came to the centre after school and during summer holidays to weave and play, later they were the group started the second generation weavers with Suzanne back in 1972.

Her subject matter varies from depicting village stories and farmer’s activates in the fields, to Village market places, the sea and garden landscapes with their flowers and cactus.

Her tapestries have been part of the centre’s collection since the late 80’s exhibited worldwide. Souad attended the Egyptian landscapes exhibition in 2006 at the Brunei Gallery– London and wove for 2weeks in front of the visitors.

Souad is marred with 3 children the eldest is 28 years old.