EDUCATION


2020-21   TASAWAR curatorial studies, Tunisia.
2018-19    MASS Alexandria program in contemporary arts, Alexandria, Egypt.
2011          Bachelor Degree in product design - faculty of Applied Arts.




GRANTS/ AWARDS / RESIDENCIES


2022       100 Artists Grant/  Artlink in partnership with the Sudkulturfonds, Swizterland
2021        SEED Award - Prince Clause Awards.
2021        Pro Helvetia Research residency.
2021        Roznama 8- British Council prize.
2020       Mophradat self-organization.
2020       AFAC- Arab fund for arts and culture- support artist fund.
2020       BOZAR- Beethoven: A World Theatre production grant, Brussels, Belgium.
2020       Warehouse421 - project revival fund, UAE.

2020       Artist At Work- Production grant, Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Ramallah, Palestine.

2020       Mother Art Prize - Shortlist, London, UK.

2019        Gender Bender Grant- a joint project of the Goethe-Institute / Max Mueller Bhavan and Sandbox Collective, Bangalore, India.

2019        Culture Resource- Wijhat International mobility fund for artists and cultural actors.

2019        Roberto Cimetta fund/ Biennale Warszawa.

2019        Dutch Embassy in Cairo - Travel Grant.

2017        ARIM residency (Online residency) – Amsterdam.





ART EVENTS/ TALKS


2019        Artist Talk at The Jordan national gallery of fine arts, Amman, Jordan.
2019        Participating in Biennale Warsaw - Public Program, Poland.
2019        Participating as an artist correspondent for QAYYEM - Program in curatorial research, by MASS Alexandria ,MMAG Foundation and Atelier Kissaria, in collaboration with the Allianz Cultural Foundation and the Goethe-Institut Alexandria, Amman, Jordan.
2019        Artist Talk at AdelheidZina Artspace in Collaboration with Dutch Culture in Amsterdam, NL.
2019        Artist talk at Upominki in collaboration with M/OTHER VOICES, Rotterdam, NL.
2018        Participated in Tashweesh Festival funded by Goethe Institute, Cairo, Egypt.




GROUP EXHIBITiONS


2021       AL-BASIR film festival at Le 18 Marrakech Art Center, Marrakech, Morocco.
2021       About Us Festival ( collaboration with Engy Mohsen), Zurich, Switzerland.
2021       AL-BASIR film festival, at Centre d’art Vevey, Switzerland.
2021       Remote closeness at the Jordan national gallery of Fine Arts, Amman, Jordan.
2021       Alternative skies curated by Mohamed Adel Dessouki, French Institute, Alexandria, Egypt.
2021       Archive of Forgetfulness curated by Huda Tayob, Bongani Kona and Zakiyyah Haffejee, SA.
2021       Roznama 8th edition curated by Narimane Abou Elseoud, Cairo, Egypt.
2021       Live praxes 2 on Duuu Radio, Zurich, Switzerland.
2020      Beethoven: A world Theatre by BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium.

2020      Video screening at Tetuhi Art Space, Auckland, New Zealand.

2020      LICHTBLICK video exhibition at Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin, Germany.

2020      Artist At Work group exhibition curated by Noor Abed, Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Ramallah, Palestine. 

2019       End Of Year group exhibition curated by Wael Shawky and Berit Schuck, Alexandria, Egypt.  

2019       In The Realm Of Hungry Ghosts film, represented by MASS Alexandria in the public program of Les Rencontres Des Bamako, Biennale Africaine de la Photographies.

2019       Switch Contemporary video project by Triona Ryan and Harald Turek, Nenagh, Co.Tipperary, Ireland.

2019       IN/OUT Festival at the Jordan National Gallery, curated by Rocío Villalonga, Amman, Jordan.

2019       Under the Raintree Festival, Bangalore, India.

2019       Gender Bender group exhibition by Goethe-Institute / Max Mueller Bhavan and Sandbox Collective, Bangalore,  India.

2019       Roznama 7th edition by Medrar, Cairo, Egypt.

2019       The wrecking and healing of postnatal body exhibition as part of "Too much here and barely-there" project by Annabel Kanaar, funded by Mondrian Fonds, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2018       My favorite things 3 group exhibition at Mashrabia Gallery, Cairo, Egypt.
2018       Petites Urbanités Libres public art exhibition, funded by the French Institute in Egypt, the French Institute in Paris, Mitchell Jr. Shipping Co., Alliance Francaise de Portsaid, and Egypt Public library, Portsaid, Egypt. 
2017       Group exhibition at Yellow Umbrella for ink illustrations, Cairo, Egypt.
2017       From Rags To Riches (FRTR) Group exhibition of FRTR project, the Corner Shop in Kodak Passageway, Cairo, Egypt.
2016       From Rags To Riches (FRTR) exhibition, curated by Mashrabia Gallery, organized by Baad Elbahr, funded by the Swiss embassy in Cairo, Egypt.
2016       Log in Exhibition, Darb 1718, curated by Moataz Nasreldin, Cairo, Egypt.





WRITINGS

2022  | How Do You Tell a Story That Doesn’t Even Exist? | TASAWORAT.



2021   | Is there a bird that stops flying? | Archive of Forgetfulnesscurated by Huda Tayob, Bongani Kona and Zakiyyah Haffejee | South Africa.

2020  | What If Someone Makes Boats Out Of Paper Instead Of Writing On It? | Chatrooms: On Curating Spaces  ed. Engy Mohsen, Sarah Maher, Nour El Safoury, Cairo 2020. ISBN 978-977-90-7752-9.




WORKSHOPS


2021       “How to Love Many in Many Ways” - Open studio by Engy Mohsen including Bad Mother game, Rote Fabrik, Zürich.
2020      Live praxes, 2nd Edition, Cairo, Egypt
2018       Ping Pong workshops, by Azza Ezzat and Ahmed Borham- ADEF , Cairo, Egypt.
2018       Petites Urbanites Libres – by Ktha Cie (Paris), Portsaid, Egypt.





TEXT


Art Asia pacific Almanac 2021 – Ramallah City report written by Lara Khaldi and Amani Yacob.

Mada Masr by Ash Moniz, MASS Alexandria group exhibition.
Leiden Arts In society by Annabel Kanaar writing about “Too much here and barely-there” project.
Nenagh Guardian  Switch Art project.
Why Egypt’s modern art is much more than just rubbish by Alessandra Bajec.
Middle East Eye FRTR Project.
Egypt Today Log in Exhibition at DARB 1718.