Artist and writer Shubigi Rao creates layered installations of books, etchings, drawings, pseudo-scientific machines, metaphysical puzzles, video works, ideological board games and archives.
A modernist who apprenticed with Moustafa Farroukh and Omar Onsi, studied with Fernand Léger, copiously analysed Le Corbusier’s ‘Cité radieuse’ and worked at l’atelier d’art abstrait in the 1940s, Saloua Raouda Choucair developed a unique abstract practice that included sculpture, painting, industrial design and public art.
The members of Raqs Media Collective enjoy playing a plurality of roles, often appearing as artists, occasionally as curators, sometimes as philosophical agents provocateurs.
May Rashed creates works using painting, photography, performance, video and podcasts.
Created from industrial materials such as concrete, rubber, tar and glass, Marwan Rechmaoui’s work reflects his methodical study of cartography, demographics and urbanisation.
Mahmoud Refat is a sound artist and musician who began his career playing in local funk, acid jazz and post rock bands at different venues in Cairo.
Yasmina Reggad graduated with a degree in History from the Sorbonne University.
Curator, Writer, Filmmaker
Jean Pierre Rehm studied Modern Literature and Philosophy in the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS), in Paris.
Lisa Reihana (Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Hine, Ngāi Tu) is known for a practice that interrogates gender, power and representation.
Todd Reisz is an architect and writer whose work often focuses on cities of the Arabian Peninsula, from both historical and contemporary perspectives.
Pedro Reyes examines the cognitive contradictions of modern life and proposes surprising solutions that are at the same time metaphorical and functional.
Oussama Rifahi joined the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture as Executive Director in July 2010.
Curator, Writer, Speaker
Is a writer, curator and co-founder of Beirut, a space of art in Cairo that thinks about institution building as a curatorial act.
Uzma Rizvi is an anthropological archaeologist and cultural archaeologist who specializes in the third millennium BCE, creative placemaking and critical heritage studies.
Rizzi’s photographs, films and video installations explore the impact of neo-liberal globalisation on individual lives through intimate, personal narratives.