Education:

2018 - 2020
Master of Arts in Public Spheres, at École de design et haute école d’art du Valais - édhéa, HES-SO University of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sierre, Switzerland.

​2017 - 2018
Home Workspace Program Fellowship at Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon.​

2017
Free Studies on Sculpture at The Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt.

​2015 - 2016
Mass Alexandria Independent Studio & Study Program, Alexandria, Egypt.

2008 - 2012
Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems.

LANGUAGES:

Arabic : mother tongue.
English : fluent.

GRANTS, RESIDENCES & WORKSHOPS:

  • 2019
  • Hans Joerg Wyss fellowship.
  • “Becoming a River - Liquid Disasters and Speculative Stories” Summer school, IstitutoSvizzero, Rome, Italy.
  • 2018
  • Hans Joerg Wyss fellowship.
  • 2017
  • Home Workspace studio residence, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Participation Grant, Mophradat.
  • MadMapper – Video and LED Mapping Workshop by Boris Edelstein & Walid van Boetzelaer.
  • Curating Digital Art and Culture workshop by Günther Friesinger.
  • 2016
  • Mass Alexandria studio residence, Alexandria, Egypt.
  • 2015
  • North & South residence organized by Bibliotheca Alexandrina, funded by European Union.
  • AtWork workshop with curator Simon Njami, Lettera27.
  • 2014
  • Grants to Art from British Council.

exhibitions:

  • 2020
  • «Palp Festival 10th Edition», Valais, Switzerland. (upcoming)
  • «Situations Sensibles», F’ar, Laussane, Switzerland.
  • 2019
  • «ACT», performance festival, Messe Basel, Basel, Switzerland.
  • «ACT», performance festival, Arsenic, Laussane, Switzerland.
  • «Immersion», collaborative exhibition, Espace DémArt, Laussane, Switzerland.
  • «Roznama 7», Medrar, Cairo, Egypt.
  • «Experiencing Athens», La Fabrik, Monthey, Switzerland.
  • 2018
  • «HWP Open Studio», Ashkal Awlan, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • 2017
  • «Di-Egy Fest 0.2», Darb 1718, Cairo, Egypt.
  • «The Art of Getting Lost in The City», Wekalet Behna, Alexandria, Egypt.
  • 2016
  • ​«End of Year Exhibition», Mass Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt.
  • «Something to Generate From», Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark.
  • «BA 7th Biennale for the Artist’s Book», Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt.
  • «Log In», Darb 1718, Cairo, Egypt.
  • «AtWork», Darb 1718, Cairo, Egypt.
  • «Agenda», Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt.
  • 2015
  • «26th Youth Salon», Palace of Arts, Cairo, Egypt.
  • «North & South», Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt.

professional experience:

May 2013 to Present:
Freelance Visual Artist/Art Director/Creative Director​

Aug 2015 to Nov 2019:
Co-Founder/Creative Director at Tara L Bahr (It Sees The Sea) Art Magazine

Jan 2018 to Jun 2018:
Visual Content and Media Manager at Theater is a Must

Jan 2017 to June 2017:
Communications and Documentation Art Director at Nassim El Raqs

Sep 2016 to Dec 2016:
Publicity and Documentation Art Director at Oufuqy Music Forum​

Apr 2016 to Apr 2017:
Publicity and Documentation Art Director at Gudran Association for Arts and Development

May 2015 to July 2015:
Visual Director & Media Manager at Oufuqy Music Forum

Mar 2015 to March 2016:
Documentation and Media Coordinator at Gudran Association for Arts and Development

Oct 2014 to May 2015:
Documentation Creative Director at Gudran Association for Arts and Development

Apr 2014 to Jan 2016:
Freelance Photographer at Gudran Association for Arts and Development

Feb 2014 to April 2016:
Visual Director & Media Manager at Theater is a Must Forum