FEEFAA is a documentary of hand-made gold jewellery designs in Iraq 1900 – 2000. FEEFAA exhibits collections of jewellery, their place of origin and information about the goldsmiths. The goal is to provide inspiration for new designers worldwide. It includes articles and collections, exhibiting over 200 pieces of jewellery. Best of knowledge, search for information and memory assembled together.
FEEFAA is voluntary work of professionals, academics and art lovers, passionately gathered the material and created this documentary.
Nadia Tobia – Founder and Director
Nadia Tobia, an architect was born in Baghdad and became Canadian in the early 1990s. She Graduated from Baghdad University, Iraq and University Collage Dublin, Ireland. She is a principal and founder of Tobia Architects Inc. She has worked extensively as a lead designer on large scale complex projects in Iraq, Canada, Ireland, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and China and with the UN HABITAT for Iraq in Jordan.
Ali Barbouti – Advisor
Ali Barbouti an architect and entrepreneur, born in Baghdad/Iraq and a Canadian since the 1990s. Graduate from Baghdad University, Department of Architecture. Ali started his career in the design development of mixed-use and residential projects; working on a variety of projects with the Iraq Consult in Baghdad; Kuwaiti Engineer Office (KEO) in Kuwait; Kirby Building Systems in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. His career and interest progressed into the construction field reaching a position of Director with Al-Latifia Trading & Contracting in Saudi Arabia where he remained for over 20 years.