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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 (UK)
2014 - 2016   BA Fine Art – Kingston University, London (UK)
2013 - 2014   BA Architecture – Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London (UK)

Solo Exhibitions
2023     Cabinet of Curiosities – Taymour Grahne Projects, London (UK)
2022     Figure of Speech – Taymour Grahne Projects, London (Online) (UK)
2021     Twofold – Galerie DuflonRacz, Bern (CH)
               Watching Grass Grow – Gypsum Gallery, Cairo (Online) (EG)

Selected Duo/Group Exhibitions
2024     (Forthcoming) Home – Woaw Gallery, Hong Kong (CN)
               Laced with Dust – Studio West Gallery, London (UK)
               Tale Tonic, due show with Marianne Fahmy – The Africa Centre, London (UK)
2023     Painters – London: A Group Show – Half Gallery, New York (US)
               When the Heart of a Pig has Hardened, Dice it Small – Kirki Projects, Tinos (GR)
2022     Shelf Life Marlborough Gallery, London (UK)
               Jacuzzi of Despair – Svetova1, Prague (CZ)
2021     Duologue, due show with Soukaina Joual – Kunstraum Dreiviertel, Bern (CH)
               Sawa Sawa – Shubbak Festival, London (UK)
2020    #36 Annual Open Exhibition – Southwark Park Galleries, London (UK) (Online)
               KINO DER KUNST, International Film Festival and Art Exhibition, Munich (DE)
               X-ray –Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin (DE)
               Bayti Baytek –Shubbak Festival, London (UK) (Online)
2019     End of Year Exhibition – MASS Alexandria, Alexandria (EG)
               In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts – MASS Alexandria at Bamako Biennale (ML)
              The Salon curated by Lolita Cros – The Wing, London (UK)
               Alegzandreea – Shelter Art Space, Alexandria (EG)
               In Conversation: A Painting Show Sharjah Art Gallery, Cairo (EG)
               Roznama 7 – Medrar, Cairo (EG)
2018     Paper Trail II – Gypsum Gallery, Cairo (EG)
               Graduate Degree Show – Slade school of Fine Art, UCL, London (UK)
               Perpetual Movement, Arab Women Artists Now festival – Rich Mix, London (UK)
               21st National Open Art Exhibition – Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London (UK)
2017     The Vibrating Image – Nahim Isaias Museum, Guayaquil (EC)
               Future Echoes – Refugees Museum, Thessaloniki (GR)
               Interim show – Slade school of Fine Art, UCL, London (UK)
               Ruth Borchard Prize Exhibition – Piano Nobile gallery, London (UK)
               Progress/Regress – Crypt gallery, London (UK)
               Faith – Austin Forum, Augustinian Centre, London (UK)
2016     First Time – Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria (EG)
               Kingston Fine Art Undergraduate Degree Show – Knights Park, London (UK)
2015     Inhabit – Istituto Europeo del Design, Milan (IT)
2014     Vote for Art – Knights Park, Kingston University, London (UK)
2013     Re‐claimed – Central Saint Martins, London (UK)

2022     Montresso Art Foundation artist residency, Marrakech (MA)
2021      Pro Helvetia Studio Residency, PROGR, Bern (CH)
2020     L’appartement 22 Artist-in-residence, Rabat (MA)
2019      MASS Alexandria independent studio programme, Alexandria (EG)
2017      Artist-in-residence at L'Atelier D'Alexandrie, Alexandria (EG)

Awards and Grants
2023     Regional Training and Events – AFAC (LB) as K-oh-llective
2022     ACS Studio Prize – Artists Collecting Society (UK) shortlist
               Sainsbury Scholarship – British School at Rome (IT) shortlist
               Contemporary British Painting Prize – CBP (UK) Longlist
               The Waverton Art Prize – Boisdale (UK) shortlist
2020    Self Organisations Grant – Mophradat (BE) as K-oh-llective
2018     4th Frase Got Talent prize – Frase Contemporary (IT) shortlist
               Dentons Art Prize 7.0 (UK) shortlist
               Sarabande Emerging Artist Fund (UK) shortlist
2017      Highly Commended award – 21st National Open Art Moving Image (UK)
               Frase Got Talent Prize (IT) shortlist
               Ruth Borchard self-portrait prize (UK) shortlist

Public Events and Workshops
2024     Artist talk – AWAN The Africa Centre, London (UK)
2023     Where do we go from here, K-oh-llective  ARD for Art, Cairo (EG)
2021     22, COP26 commission project – Liverpool Arab Arts festival (Online)
               Ujamaa, National Trust commission – 575 Wandsworth road, London (UK)
               Written to be Spoken, Live Praxes #2 – Radio/Live performance events (online)
2020    Voices of Young Artists in the Arab Region, UNESCO – video interview invite (online)
2019     Artist talk and painting workshop – The American University of Cairo (EG)
2018     Tashweesh festival – Goethe Institute, Cairo (EG)
2017      LIQUITEX White walls – 40ft x 8ft mural project, London’s Artists Quarter (UK)

Soho House Collection (UK)
X Museum Collection (CN)

Publications and Press
2024     (Forthcoming) The Anomie Review of Contemorary British Painting III - Anomie Publishing
2023     Maybe We’e in a Bad Marriage, K-oh-llective - NO NIIN Volume II
2022     Squatting the Internet, K-oh-llective - Rehearsing Hospitalities 4
2021     A Guest in Bern - Interview with Nada Elkalaawy, Kunstmuseum Bern
2020    Young Arab artists share their homes during pandemic - Jdeed Magazine
              Systems of subtleties: Reflections on MASS Alexandria’s latest exhibition - Mada Masr
2019     The Wing: Inside London’s newest members club for women - Evening Standard
2018     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 issue - After Nyne magazine
              Arab Women Artists Now festival - Sky News Arabia
              Interview with Lizzy Collier - Banat Collective
              The Arab Female-Led Exhibition Exploring Migration - Mille
2015    10 Egyptian Artists You Should Know About - Egypt Today Magazine

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