Maha Maamoun (egi)

Maha Maamoun is an artist, curator and independent publisher. Her work examines the form, function and currency of common visual and literary images as an entry point to investigating the cultural fabric that we weave and are woven into. She is co-founder of the Contemporary Image Collective (CiC) – 2004, the publishing platform Kayfa ta – 2013, member of the curatorial team of Forum Expanded (Berlinale), and member of the Akademie der Künste der Welt (Academy of the Arts of the World), Cologne.

Her artistic practice was shown in exhibitions and biennials including: Constructing the world: Art and economy 1919-1939 and 2008-2018 – Kunsthalle Mannheim; Strange Days: Memories of the Future – Store X and New Museum; The Time is Out of Joint – Sharjah Art Foundation; Century of Centuries – SALT; Like Milking a Stone – Rosa Santos Gallery; The Night of Counting the Years – Fridricianum; Here and Elsewhere – New Museum; Ten Thousand Wiles and a Hundred Thousand Tricks – Meeting Points 7; Forum Expanded – Berlinale 64; Transmediale; Objects in Mirror are Closer than they Appear, Tate Modern; 9th Gwangju Biennale; Momentarily Learning from Mega Events, Makan, Amman; Second World: Where is Progress Progressing, Steirischer Herbst; The End of Money, Witte de With; Sharjah Biennial 10; Mapping Subjectivity, MoMA; Live Cinema, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Ground Floor America, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art; The Future of Tradition/The Tradition of Future, Haus Der Kunst.