Yasmine ElMeleegy (1991) is an Egyptian multi disciplinary artist whose work shifts between a range of media and modes of address, she delves into the ways in which power embeds, affects and moves people, narrative and form, materiality and multicultural social spaces. She further explores processes of construction and repair in the context of everyday household objects and infrastructure and renovation in the context of public and private spaces.

She works with sculpture and multimedia installations. Upon completing her BFA in painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Cairo in 2013, El Meleegy studied multimedia at the Ecole Supérieure des Beaux Arts de Nimes in France and was part of the 2016 MASSALEX program for Contemporary Arts in Alexandria.

 

She has participated in residencies like Darat El Funun, Jordon, Art Omi NY, Pro Helvetia Swiss Arts Council in Atelier Mondial Basel, Residency in the Egyptian Academy in Rome, Indisciplinarte Residency program by CAOS Museum in Italy.


ElMeleegy has exhibited internationally across Egypt, USA, Italy, China, France, Korea, Switzerland, Denmark, Germany and Bahrain. She is a grantee from AFAC visual Arts grant, Mophradat Grants for Artists, Production grant Pro Helvetia, (Swiss Arts Council), Art Omi-American Dream Fellowship, The Prize of the 25th Youth Salon, Cairo, Egypt. 

© 2020 by Yasmine ElMeleegy