Hend Samir

Egyptian, b. 1986
Hend Samir is an Egyptian artist born in Kuwait in 1986. Faculty of Fine Arts graduate, 2008 in the department of printed designs. Since then Samir is known as a printmaker, designer, media and installation artist that usually identifies her work with concepts like: Homeless in Egypt, Life in Old Cairo and later, The Great Revolution. Her work has been exhibited in The Cairo Atelier, Darb 1718, Syndicate of Plastic Arts at the Opera House and the Van Gogh Gallery. Samir is also the Art Director of the Fayoum International Art Center 2010-2011. The Center is a meeting point for artists from all over the world to be an open path for dialogues between different cultures. It’s also a place where artists can experience painting, printmaking, sculpture, video, sound art, performance art, cartoon and animation. She is also one of the Firefly Tunnels artists. The overall goal of this project is to build a language of peace through the actions of art.
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