Basma Al Sharif

Basma Al Sharif
Origin: 
us
Type:
film/video artist

Basma Al Sharif (Kuwait, 1983) is a visual artist working with moving and still images, sound, and language, to explore the anonymous individual in relation to political history and collective memory. She received an MFA from the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois, Chicago in 2007 and has been working in Cairo, Beirut, and Amman since then. Her work has shown in exhibitions and film festivals internationally including 17th SESC Videobrasil, Forum Expanded: Berlinale, Images Festival Ontario where she received the Marion McMahon Award.

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