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Sharif, Hassan

A pioneer of conceptual art and experimental practice in the Middle East, Hassan Sharif explored form, time, social action and mathematical systems throughout his career.

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Sharif, Hassan
Belaza, Nacera

Belaza, Nacera

Choreographer and dancer

After studying French Literature and Film, choreographer and dancer, Nacera Belaza embraced dance as the medium through which she could best explore and express her aesthetic sensibilities.

Benohoud, Hicham

Benohoud, Hicham

Photographer

Hicham Benohoud works in photography, focusing on objects from his surroundings and employing unique display strategies.

Bulhiah, Mohammed Abdullah

Bulhiah, Mohammed Abdullah

Artist, Sculptor

The work of sculptor Mohammed Abdullah Bulhiah, constructed in metal, wood and stone, consists of both abstract forms and sculptures of Emirati wildlife.

Chopra, Nikhil

Chopra, Nikhil

Performance

Nikhil Chopra’s artistic practice draws upon approaches associated with theatre, portraiture, landscape drawing, sculpture and installation to chronicle the world through live performance.

Ebotani, Papy

Ebotani, Papy

Performance

Papy Ebotani has been a dancer for over fifteen years.

El Attar, Ahmed

El Attar, Ahmed

Theatre directorFounder, D-CAF Festival, See Foundation

Ahmed El Attar is an Egyptian independent theatre director, translator and playwright. He is founder and artistic director of the Temple Independent Theatre Company and of Orient Productions for film and theatre.

Ellen Kelly, Erin

Ellen Kelly, Erin

Choreographer and dancer

Dancer, performer and choreographer, Erin Ellen Kelly uses techniques from Butoh, qigong, gymnastics, farming, cabaret dancing, and performance action-theatre to create performance installation pieces that comment on the human condition and its relationship to environment and society.

Foula, Ahmed

Foula, Ahmed

Graphic Designer

Ahmed Foula studied Architecture at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Alexandria University.

Ghossein, Ahmad

Ghossein, Ahmad

Filmmaker

Ahmad Ghossein is a filmmaker, performer and is one of the founders of Maqamat Dance Theatre.

Girandola, Joe

Girandola, Joe

professional artist

Joe Girandola is a professional artist originally from Baltimore, USA.

Halaby, Tarek

Halaby, Tarek

Performer

Tarek Halaby is a Palestinian-American performer. After graduating from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance, he lived and worked in New York where he danced with a variety of companies and independent choreographers.

Koizumi, Meiro

Koizumi, Meiro

Artist, Performer

Meiro Koizumi works in a range of media, including video, performance, drawing and collage.

Kusama, Yayoi

Kusama, Yayoi

Artist, Performer, Sculptor

Yayoi Kusama has forged a singular practice that spans over six decades.

Linyekula, Faustin

Linyekula, Faustin

Choreographer, dancer

Faustin Linyekula’s work as a choreographer, dancer and founder of Studios Kabako in Kisangani is intimately tied to the artist’s engagement with his home country.

Meyer-Keller, Eva

Meyer-Keller, Eva

Choreographer and performer

Eva Meyer-Keller is a versatile performance artist whose work often emerges from a point of transition between visual and performing arts.

Mriziga, Radouan

Mriziga, Radouan

Performer

Choreographer and dancer Radouan Mriziga’s performances explore the relationship between movement, construction and composition. 

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