A photographer, hand-colorist, video artist, and theatrical light designer based in Cairo. Early 90th, collaborate with M. Abol-Souaod founding The Shrapnel, an independent theatrical troupe. 1991-1995 attend the Video-Art Workshop held by Pro-Helvetia, which consisting of several sessions by different video artists and masters such as Hans Peter Amman, Pipilotti Rist and Selvie & Sherief Defraoui. Since 2002 collaborate with Bjorn Larsson in Hand-colouring B&W photography based on the Romantic era, and Swedish painters such as Marcus Larsson, and Bruno liljefors .
2005 “On The Table Listening To Wagner” directed by Mohamad Shafik.
2002 “Al-Haremlek Stories” directed by Caroline Khalil.
2001 “Compulsory Direction” directed by Mohamad Shafik.
2000 “When Things Happen” ,, ,, ,, ,, .
1999 “Lear” written by Edward Bond, directed by Mohamad Abol-Souaod.
1998 “Jack & His Master” written by Milan Kondera, drirected by M.Abol-Souaod.
1997 “Abasadia & The Night´s Left Feet” based on “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller,
directed by M.Abol-Souaod.
1996 “Old Times” written by Harold Pinter, directed by M.Abol-Souaod.
1995 “Beriaska & Exodus From Death in Daylight” based on “The cave Dewellers” by
Tawfik Al-Hakim and the Mythological story; and contemporary texts by:
Maher Sabry, Ahamad Yamany, M Metwally, directed by M. Abol-Souaod.
1993 “The Monastery of The Birds Mountain” directed by M.Abol-Souaod.
Collaborative video performances & installations
2006 September Screening for “Egyptian Solution II” at Nikolaj, Copenhagen
Contemporary Art Center.
1998 August “Middling in The Affairs of Infinity” with Mahmoud Refat and The
Train a group for progressive music at Al-Hanager Arts Center .
1996 Summer “selective works” with Ayman Khoury, at Mashrabia gallery .
1995 October “Video Vision in Cairo I” at Al-Hanager Arts gallery, organised by
1995 Spring “10 Different Works” at Mashrabia gallery, organised by Pro-Helvetia.
Solo video performances & installations
2001 December “Homage a Jan Saudek & Untitled” 2 looped animated photographic
series , and screening for 2 short documentary “Egyptian Solution I & II” at
Dejvicky Divadlo, Prague.
1997 January “Video feed-back live performance & installation” at The Cairo
International Book Fair.
Collaborative photography exhibitions
2003 March “On Location” hand-coloured photos of the Swedish photographer
Bjorn Larsson, which is a part of the Swedish-Egyptian workshop where other
artists, architects, film-makers and urban designers participated, at The
1991 “Youth´s Salon” the 3rd session ,and won a Merit Award.
Solo photography exhibitions
2001 December “Me in the Others Mirrors & Self-Portraits” Dejvicky Divadlo,
2004 December “Mother of the Light Festival” The French Cultural Centre -
2003 March “On Location” Swedish-Egyptian workshop.The Townhouse gallery.
2002 May-July Work as a dark-room technician for the B&W photography workshop
by the American photographer Annette Fournette, in Jan Pallach “Faculty of
Philosophy & Arts” Prague.
1998 March “Alis En Egypte” –Part 2- a workshop on Visual Theatre using Objects,
by Pierre Fourny & Dominique Soria at The French Cultural Centre – Cairo.
1997 October “Alis En Egypte” –Part 1-…….at Jesuit school – Cairo.