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B. 1995, Alexandria, Egypt
1/5 of artist group K-oh-llective

2016 - 2018   MFA Fine Art Painting – Slade School of Fine Art, UCL. London
2014 - 2016   BA Fine Art – Kingston University. London
2013 - 2014   BA Architecture – Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London

Solo Exhibitions
(forthcoming) Taymour Grahne Projects, London
(forthcoming) “Halqa” curated by Abdellah Karroum – L’appartement 22, Rabat 
“Twofold” – Galerie DuflonRacz, Bern
“Watching Grass Grow” – Gypsum Gallery, Cairo (Online)

Selected Duo/Group Exhibitions
“Duologue” due show with Soukaina Joual – Kunstraum Dreiviertel, Bern
“Sawa Sawa” – Shubbak Festival, London 
“#36 Annual Open Exhibition” – Southwark Park Galleries, London (Online)
KINO DER KUNST, International Film Festival and Art Exhibition, Munich
“X-ray” –Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin
“Bayti Baytek” –Shubbak Festival, London (Online)
End of Year Exhibition – MASS Alexandria, Alexandria
“In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts” – film by MASS Alexandria at Bamako Biennale, Mali
The Salon curated by Lolita Cros – The Wing, London
“AləgZANdreeə”– Shelter Art Space, Alexandria
“In Conversation: A Painting Show” curated by Nadine Atallah Sharjah Art Gallery, Cairo 
Roznama 7 Medrar, Cairo
“Paper Trail II” – Gypsum Gallery, Cairo
Flock2018 – GX Gallery, London
Graduate Degree Show – Slade school of Fine Art, UCL, London
“Perpetual Movement”, Arab Women Artists Now festival – Rich Mix, London
 21st National Open Art Exhibition – Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London
“The Vibrating Image” Exhibition – Nahim Isaias Museum, Guayaquil
“Future Echoes” Exhibition – Refugees Museum, Thessaloniki
Interim show – Slade school of Fine Art, UCL, London
Ruth Borchard Prize Exhibition – Piano Nobile gallery, London
“Progress/Regress” Exhibition – Crypt gallery, London
“Faith” Exhibition – Austin Forum, Augustinian Centre, London
“First Time” Exhibition – Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria
Kingston Fine Art Undergraduate Degree Show – Knights Park, London
“(Dis)appear” – Online exhibition, London
“✔” – Knights Park, Kingston University
Level 6 Initial Exhibition – Knights Park, Kingston University, London
“Inhabit collaboration project” – Istituto Europeo del Design, Milan
“Vote for Art” Exhibition – Knights Park, Kingston University, London
Level 5 Initial Exhibition – The Swan, Kingston University, London
“Re‐claimed” Exhibition – Central Saint Martins, London

Montresso Art Foundation artist residency, Marrakech
Pro Helvetia Studio Residency, PROGR, Bern
L’appartement 22 Artist-in-residence, Rabat (postponed to 2022)
MASS Alexandria independent study and studio programme, Alexandria
Artist-in-residence at L'Atelier D'Alexandrie, Alexandria

Public Events and Workshops
“22”, COP26 commission project – Liverpool Arab Arts festival (Online)
“Ujamaa” project, The National Trust commission – 575 Wandsworths road, London
Written to be Spoken”, Live Praxes #2 – Online Radio/Live performance events
“Voices of Young Artists in the Arab Region“, UNESCO – video interview invite
Artist talk and painting workshop – The American University of Cairo
Tashweesh” festival – Goethe Institute, Cairo
LIQUITEX White walls – 40ft x 8ft mural project, London’s Artists Quarter

Awards and Grants 
Self Organisations Grant, Mophradat
4th Frase Got Talent prize – Frase Contemporary (shortlisted)
Dentons Art Prize 7.0 (shortlisted)
Sarabande Emerging Artist Fund (shortlisted)
Highly Commended award – 21st National Open Art Moving Image
Frase Got Talent Prize (shortlisted)
     Ruth Borchard self-portrait prize (shortlisted) 

A Guest in Bern - Interview with Nada Elkalaawy, Kunstmuseum Bern
Young Arab artists share their homes during pandemic, Jdeed Magazine
Systems of subtleties: Reflections on MASS Alexandria’s latest exhibition, Mada Masr
The Wing: Inside London’s newest members club for women, Evening Standard
Art Alert: Paper Trail group exhibition to open at Gypsum Gallery, Ahram Online
Visualising the invisible: Arab women artists reveal untold stories, Middle East Eye
Awan: Perpetual movement, Wall Street International
Chronicling fragmented memories from the Arab diaspora, tmrw magazine
Perpetual movement, March 2018 issue, Vogue Arabia
Perpetual Movement (AWAN), March 2018 issue, After Nyne magazine
Arab Women Artists Now festival, Sky News Arabia
Perpetual Movement | The memories of migration within the Arab world and its diaspora, jdeed magazine
Perpetual movement, Jaffat El Aqlam magazine
Event: Perpetual movement, Khabar Keslan
Awan festival - Global creativity of Arab artists in Britain, Yasmina Magazine
Interview with Lizzy Collier, Banat Collective
Arab Women featured in London Exhibition, Anna Seaman
The Arab Female-Led Exhibition Exploring Migration, Mille
10 Egyptian Artists You Should Know About, Egypt Today Magazine
End Quote: An innovative artwork collective, Cairoscene
Inhabit #5 - Nada Elkalaawy, nss magazine
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