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Weaam El-Masry

Egyptian 1976- 

Weaam El-Masry is an Egyptian Cairo-based multi-award-winning visual artist. She holds a PhD in media art from the Faculty of Applied Arts at Helwan University in Helwan, Egypt. She is currently working as a lecturer at the Faculty of Arts & Design, MSA University in 6th. October City, Egypt and is a curator and co-founder of Easel and Camera, a contemporary art gallery located in Egypt.

El-Masry is also a painter, who at times moves to photography, animation, and installation. Her work has been exhibited at galleries, festivals, art fairs, biennales, and museums locally and internationally, notably the 59th Venice Biennale (2022); Egypt International Art Fair (2020); Sixth Silk Road International Arts Festival, Shaanxi Provincial Museum of Fine Arts, China (2019); Beirut Art Fair (2018); Biblical Book and Book-Object Biennale, 1st edition, National Literary Museum, Bucharest, Romania (2018); 10th Luxor International Painting Symposium; Egyptian Ministry Of Culture (through its Cultural Development Fund), Luxor, Egypt (2017); Florence Biennale, Italy (2015); 5th Beijing International Art Biennale, China (2012); One Minute Film & Video Festival in Aarau, Switzerland (2008); Egyptian Museum of Contemporary Art; and many group and solo exhibitions in Egypt and abroad.

With more than 25 awards and scholarships from different institutions in Egypt and abroad; including but not limited to UNESCO-Aschberg Bursaries for Artists (2012); Culture Resource Award for Artistic Production for Young Arab Artists & Writers - the Arab region (2006); D.A.A.D, Germany (2005-2006); Pro-Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council (2010); Alexandria library, Egypt (2005); Kulturamt Düsseldorf, Germany (2002).

El-Masry’s works are in public collections such as Bibliotheca Alexandrina; Museum of Egyptian Modern Art; National Literary Museum Bucharest, Romania; and private collections in Egypt, Germany, the USA, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, and Spain.

3 lots offered      33.33% sold      ZAR 105 800

Including Premium and VAT Results include Buyer's Premium and VAT
Weaam El-Masry; Purple Shoes
28 Feb 2023
Sold for ZAR 105 800
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Weaam El-Masry; Dry Lie
28 Feb 2023
Weaam El-Masry; Ox Tail Revel
28 Feb 2023

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