© 2018 by Lamis Haggag

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

2018     Towards a More Ambiguous World. Warehouse Gallery. Incheon, South Korea

2014     Wall. Gezira Art Center. Cairo, Egypt

2014     315. Artellewa. Cairo, Egypt

2013     smART talk. Performance by Lamis Haggag and Setareh Minoofar. Little Gallery. Calgary, Canada

2013     Hybrid. Performance by Lamis Haggag and Setareh Minoofar. Little Gallery. Calgary, Canada

2012     “Where do I end when at the beginning of an end you are?” University of Calgary, Canada

2011      A series of five attempts. University of Calgary, Canada

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018      Railway City Arts Crawl. Curated by Sandra Poczobut. St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada

2017      Lagos Biennale, 1st edition. Curated by Folakunle Oshun. Lagos, Nigeria

2016      Bread 2. Darb 1718. Cairo, Egypt

2016      12eme Dak’art Biennale. Biennale for Contemporary African Art. Curated by Simon Njame. Dakar, Senegal

2015      Something Else Contemporary Art Festival. The Belgium Embassy. Curated by Simon Njame. Giza, Egypt

2015      Something Else Contemporary Art Festival. Curated by Simon Njami, and sub-curated by Elena Abbiatici. Darb 1718. Cairo, Egypt

2014      25th Youth Salon. Cairo, Egypt

2013      MFA Downtown. Art Gallery of Calgary, Canada

2013      Convergence: MFA Thesis Exhibition 2013. Curated by Christine Sowiak. Nickle Art Galleries. Calgary, Canada

2013      Salon du Caire. Cairo, Egypt

2012      23rd Youth Salon. Cairo, Egypt

2012      5th Beijing International Art Biennale (BIAB) Beijing, China

2011      22nd Youth Salon. Cairo, Egypt

2011      20-Something. Khan El Maghraby Gallery. Cairo, Egypt

2010      10/10 Exhibition. Heliopolis library. Cairo, Egypt

2010      4th Beijing International Art Biennale (BIAB) Beijing, China

2010      Miniature Pieces Salon. Cairo, Egypt

2010      21st Youth Salon. Cairo, Egypt

2010      5+2. Khan El Maghraby Gallery. Cairo, Egypt

2009      The First Easel and Camera Small Artworks. Cairo, Egypt

2009      9 Promising Artists. Khan El Maghraby Gallery. Cairo, Egypt

2009      Untitled. Gauguin Gallery. Cairo, Egypt

2008      Untitled. Collaborative Installation. Prince Taz Palace. Part of Installation workshop at Cervantes (Spanish Cultural Center) Cairo, Egypt

2008      19th Youth Salon. Cairo, Egypt

2008      Graduates Exhibition. Faculty of Fine Arts. Cairo, Egypt

2008      Untitled. The Spanish National Festival. Spanish Embassy. Cairo, Egypt

2007      Untitled. The Spanish Cultural Center. Cairo, Egypt.

2007      19th Youth Salon. Cairo, Egypt

2006      46th Talae Exhibition. Cairo, Egypt

 

Awards/ Grants

 

2018- 2019            Newcomer and Refugee Artist Mentorship grant. Toronto Arts Council, Toronto, Canada

2018                       Interaccess Scholarship toSoftWEAR: Wearable Art and Technology Residency. Artscape Gilbratar Point. Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2017                       Full travel stipend for the Lagos Biennale. Goethe Institute in Lagos, Nigeria

2017                       Moving MENA Travel Stipends grant. Goethe Institute in Cairo, Egypt

2016-2017             Tajwaal for International mobility fund. Al Mawred Al Thaqafy. Beirut, Lebanon

2014                       Royal Ceramica Award. 25th Youth Salon. Cairo, Egypt

2013                       The Salon du Caire Award. Cairo, Egypt

2012- 2013            Alberta Foundation for the Arts scholarship (AFA) University of Calgary, Canada

2011- 2013            Full MFA Tuition Funding. University of Calgary, Canada

2010                       El-Salon Award. 21st Youth Salon. Cairo, Egypt

Residencies

Jun 2018 – Aug 2018    Artist in residence at Incheon Art Platform. Incheon, South Korea

Jun 2018                         SoftWEAR: Wearable Art and Technology Residency. Artscape  Gilbratar Point. Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Jun 2017- Aug 2017      Artist in residence at Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik (ZK/U,) Berlin,  Germany 

Publications

2018                               Article series Notes by an Egyptian Resident Artist in Jung-gu.Incheon Foundation for Arts and Culture (IFAC.) Incheon, South Korea            

2013                               Master thesis paper published. Book Title: Re-territorialization: escaping the frame. Lambert Academic publishing (LAP.) Saarbrücken, Germany

 

Professional Experience

 

May 2019                       Marina Fathalla’s Mall Walk                                                                       

                                         Event: Re: placement, can we find a way?

Apr 2019                         Sameer Farouq ExhibitionBoop Museum

                                         Visual Arts Centre Of Clarington

                                         Position: Artist Assistant

Dec 2018- Jan 2019      Visual Arts Centre Of Clarington

                                         Position: Art Installer and Artist Assistant

                                         Event: Jane Eccles’ and Ron Benner’s Exhibition

Mar 2018- May 2018    The Red Light District Theatre company. Toronto, Canada

                                         Position: Assistant set designer

                                         Event: LULU v.7 // aspects of a femme fatale 

Jul 2014- Apr 2016        Shakti Art School. Cairo, Egypt

                                         Position: Art instructor

May 2015- Jul 2015       Cairo Lab for Urban Studies, Training and Environmental Research (CLUSTER)

                                         Position: Exhibitions Coordinator

                                         Event: Beyond the lines exhibition and ecohouse as part of Egypt’s 1st Urban Forum (EUF)

Jan 2015- Apr 2015       Downtown Contemporary Art Festival (D-CAF) Cairo, Egypt

                                         Position: Visual Arts Coordinator

                                         Event: D-CAF’s 4th edition

June 2014                        Junior summer program. American University in Cairo, Egypt

                                         Position: Art Teacher

Jan 2013- Apr 2013       Camera Equipment Room, Department of Art, University of Calgary, Canada

                                         Position: Archiving Cameras and Camera Equipment

Sept 2012- Dec 2012    Printmaking, Department of Art, University of Calgary, Canada

                                         Position: Teaching Assistant

May 2012- Jun 2012     Department of Art, University of Calgary, Canada

                                         Position: Assistant Technician

Sept 2011- Dec 2011    Drawing, Department of Art, University of Calgary, Canada

                                         Position: Teaching Assistant

Sept 2010- Aug 2011   Art Zone Art Center. Cairo, Egypt

                                         Position: Art Instructor

Oct 2009- Apr 2010      St. Fatima International School-British System. Cairo, Egypt

                                         Position: Art Teacher

 

 

Educational Qualifications

 

2011- 2013         Master of Fine Arts (MFA) University of Calgary, Canada

2008- 2009         Preliminary Master Courses, Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt

2003- 2008         Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA, Hons.) Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt