Lamis Haggag

Lamis Haggag is an Egyptian multimedia artist, living and working in Toronto since 2016. She received her MFA from The University of Calgary in 2013 and her BFA from Helwan University, Cairo in 2008. She participated in exhibitions and residencies in Toronto (Doris McCarthy AIR program), Montreal ( Artist in residence at Fonderie Darling), Calgary, St. Thomas Ontario, Cairo, Beijing, Dakar, Lagos, Berlin and Incheon. In addition to her art practice, Haggag is an art instructor, installer and proposal writer.

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Fatma Hendawy Yehia

Fatma Hendawy Yehia is an Egyptian-Canadian curator, based in Toronto since 2017. Her curatorial practice focuses on investigating censored archives, questioning inaccessible histories, and navigating militarised spaces.

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Maha Maamoun, The Subduer, 2017, Inkjet print, 84 x 63 cm.

Maha Maamoun

Maha Maamoun is a Cairo-­based Egyptian artist. Her work is generally interested in examining the form, function and currency of common cultural visual and literary images as an entry point to investigating the cultural fabric that we weave and are weaved into.

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Manar Moursi, Sidewalk Salon: 1001 Street Chairs of Cairo

Manar Moursi

Manar Moursi is multi-disciplinary designer and artist based in Cairo. A graduate of the University of Virginia’s undergraduate program of architecture, Manar also holds a dual Masters degree in Architecture and Urban Policy from Princeton University. In 2011 she founded Studio Meem. Aside from her practice with Studio Meem, Manar publishes regularly, participates in art exhibitions and conducts academic workshops.Find out more