artist residencies

Bassem Yousri

2021

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 contemporary socio-political situation in Egypt. 

In Vienna, he participates in the public art event Banal Complexities تعقيدات  عادية⁩  for which he and Austrian-based artist Oscar Cueto have conceived the intervention “Little Big Stories”.