About The Artist
The Urban Episode is a research studio based in Khartoum, Sudan. It was founded and managed by architect Zainab O. M. Gaafar with a focus on urban subjects including urban history, people of the city, culture, planning and design. The studio maps out different phenomena, and it doesn’t just produce research and maps, but also experiments with the use of different art mediums as a tool to communicate the findings to a bigger audience. Mai Abusalih is the head researcher working together with data manager and archivist Sara El-Hassan and illustrator/graphic designer Azza Mohammed.