My practice focuses on tracing social and political implications that reflect on behavior and attitude which belong to present experiences or social and historical narratives. During the process, I dig deep into the fine layers between consciousness and unconsciousness, visible and invisible, while seeking to dissect, dismantle, and rebuild elements and contexts.


Born in 1988,

Lives and works in Cairo



2018-19 | MASS Alexandria independent for contemporary Arts | Alexandria.

2011      | BA in Applied Arts – product design department | Cairo.


Selected Exhibitions

2020 | Beethoven: A world Theatre | BOZAR | Brussels.

2020 | Artist At Work | Khalil Sakakini Culture Center | Ramallah.

2020 | SWITCH art project | Co.Tipperary.

2019 | Biennale Africaine de la Photographies | MASS Alexandria| Mali.

2019 | IN/OUT festival | The national gallery of fine Arts in Amman | Amman.

2019 | Gender Bender 2019 | Goethe Institute and Sandbox collective | Bangalore.


Selected Grants

2020 | AFAC Support Grant.

2020 | Warehouse421 Grant.

2020 | Mophradat self-organization Grant

2020 | Mother Art Prize – Shortlisted.

2019 | Wijhat -Travel Grant | Culture Resource.


Art Events / Public programs

2019 | Biennale Warsaw – Roberto Cimetta | Warsaw.

2019 | QAYYEM curatorial program | Amman- Cairo.

2018 | Tashweesh festival | Goethe Institute | Cairo.













With Friedrich Boell, Rym Hayouni, and Haifa Ouerfelli
Hosted by Mohsen Bchir, Kenza Jemmali, Janet Sebri

TASAWAR Collective

25 February 2021 | 6.00 pm CET | Register here for free

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26 January to 28 February 2021


Activate: Automatically is an interactive Instagram account related to ON | OFF online exhibition and the subject of e-waste. Here, we are collecting photos of the electronic devices that surround us.
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An Online Exhibition Project by TASAWAR Collective
26 January to 28 February 2021

with the American Artist Katherine Behar about her E-Waste exhibition.
A conversation between Rania Atef, Elham Khattab, and Katherine Behar.

An Online Exhibition Project by TASAWAR Collective
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with Emily Sarsam (GOETHE-INSTITUTE Tunis), Bettina Pelz (Artistic Director), TASAWAR Collective, and Aymen Gharbi from the partner project ELECTRICAL DISORDER c/o INTERFERENCE Series

An Online Exhibition Project by TASAWAR Collective
TODAY 7.00 pm | Register here

An Online Exhibition Project by TASAWAR Collective
26 Jan to 28 Feb 2021