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artist residencies Malek Gnaoui 2021 Exhibition Malek Gnaoui (*1983 in Gabes, lives and works in Tunis) studied ceramics at the École d'art et design de Tunis and at the Centre National des Arts Ceramiques Sidi Kacem Jellizi. Using video reportage,ceramics, installation, sound or performance, Malek Gnaoui...

artist residencies Bassem Yousri 2021 Exhibition Bassem Yousri (*1980, lives and works in Cairo) has a multidisciplinary practice that uses humour and sarcasm as tools to reach audiences from different cultures and criticising common stereotypes and taboos. His work is often a commentary on the...

artist residencies Soukaina Joual 2021 Exhibition Soukaina Joual (*1990, lives and works in Rabat) is an interdisciplinary Moroccan artist. She graduated from the National Institute of Fine Arts in Tetouan in 2011. Her works (video, performance, painting, installations) break down boundaries between public and private...

artist residencies Nourhan Maayouf 2021 Exhibition Nourhan Maayouf (*1990, lives and works in Cairo and Sierre) is an Egyptian artist whose practice mainly focuses on photography and video. Her works are mostly autobiographical and reflect the socio-political situation of young women of the Egyptian middle...

artist residencies Tazeen Qayyum 09/09 – 25/09/2018"The unique nature and location of philomena+ offers a lot of possibilities for artists to self-direct their time and what they want to achieve, without pressure.A live-in studio provides many opportunities of engagement with audiences throughout the day including passers-by. The...

artist residencies Férielle Doulain-Zouari 06/09 – 27/09/2020"It seems to me that one of the specificities of the Philomena residency is the challenge it sets to its resident artists: to develop in less than three weeks a duo work in a precise context, with an artist we...

artist residencies Sanae Arraqas 22/03 - 09/05/2020 cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions Exhibition Sanae Arraqas (*1989, in Rabat, lives and works in Casablanca). In 2013, Sanae Arraqas graduated from the National Institute des Beaux-Arts de Tétouan. In addition to her artistic work, she also teaches art at...

artist residencies Elma Riza 15/06 – 26/06/2020"This idea of getting to know someone artistically on a short term basis is very stimulating, it is about an aesthetic encounter, but also about the common approach of a creative moment, which in itself is a challenge and requires a...

artist residencies Oscar Cueto Visual Artist Exchange Programme with the Austrian Cultural Forum Cairo 20/02– 13/03/2020"My recommendation is to hear, ask, eat and see as much as possible. I would stay away from governmental institutions. When artworks are limited by political interests, they become government propaganda." Project ...

artist residencies Shiri Rozenberg 02/11 – 23/11/2019"For me, the residency at philomena+ was different than what first I thought it would be. It was different in a way that it wasn't a "proper" residency as I already know, but, it was a beautiful combination of area investigation and building an...