Mohamed ALLAM

Mohamed ALLAM


Born in 1984. Graduated from Faculty of art education, Helwan university in 2008.

Recent 5 main activities are

- 2nd Zawya Short Film Festival, 2017, Cairo

- Ayam Beirut Al Cinema'iya, Arab film Festival - 9th edition, 2017, Beirut, Lebanon

- The contents of the grocery bag, solo exhibition, CIC, 2016, Cairo

- 29th Festival Les Instants Vidéo, 2016, Marseilles, France

- Video Art Festival Turku (VAFT) 2016, Turku, Finland

Other activities (including awards received)

- Production grant of Culture Resource, 2016

His works are saturated with obviousness, mental inertia, clichés and bad jokes. They question the coerciveness that is derived from the more profound meaning and the superficial aesthetic appearance of an image.

About works / performance


Secret Coins in the Factory, Video, 14:58 min, Cairo/ Tokyo 2016

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Two windows, Video, 2:39 min, 2014

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Alphabet, Video, 2:17 min, Cairo, 2014

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My Nineties, Multidisciplinary project, VHS tapes arivhe, 2013


YRAKSA, Interactive art project, publication, (CIC) Contemporary Image Collective, Cairo, 2012


Yao Ming -Tunis, Interactive art project/ prints, Dream City festival, Tunis, 2012