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

Education
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
2021
“Twofold” – Galerie DuflonRacz, Bern
“Watching Grass Grow” – Gypsum Gallery, Cairo (Online)

Selected Duo/Group Exhibitions
2021
“Duologue” due show with Soukaina Joual – Kunstraum Dreiviertel, Bern
“Sawa Sawa” – Shubbak Festival, London 
2020
“#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)
2019
End of Year Exhibition – MASS Alexandria, Alexandria
“In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts” – film by MASS Alexandria at Bamako Biennale, Mali
The Salon – The Wing, London
“AləgZANdreeə”– Shelter Art Space, Alexandria
“In Conversation: A Painting Show”Sharjah Art Gallery, Cairo
Roznama 7 Medrar, Cairo
2018
“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
2017
“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
2016
“First Time” Exhibition – Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria
Kingston Fine Art Undergraduate Degree Show – Knights Park, London
“(Dis)appear” – Online exhibition, London
“✔” – Knights Park, Kingston University
2015
Level 6 Initial Exhibition – Knights Park, Kingston University, London
“Inhabit collaboration project” – Istituto Europeo del Design, Milan
2014
“Vote for Art” Exhibition – Knights Park, Kingston University, London
Level 5 Initial Exhibition – The Swan, Kingston University, London
2013
“Re‐claimed” Exhibition – Central Saint Martins, London

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

Public Events and Workshops
2021
“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
2019
Artist talk and painting workshop – The American University of Cairo
2018
Tashweesh” festival – Goethe Institute, Cairo
2017
LIQUITEX White walls – 40ft x 8ft mural project, London’s Artists Quarter

Awards and Grants 
2020
Self Organisations Grant, Mophradat
2018
4th Frase Got Talent prize – Frase Contemporary (shortlisted)
Dentons Art Prize 7.0 (shortlisted)
Sarabande Emerging Artist Fund (shortlisted)
2017
Highly Commended award – 21st National Open Art Moving Image
Frase Got Talent Prize (shortlisted)
     Ruth Borchard self-portrait prize (shortlisted) 

Press/Media
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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