Jasmina Metwaly (*1982, Warsaw, Poland) currently lives and works in Berlin and Cairo. Solo and group exhibitions of her works have been presented at venues such as SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin (2018); Jeu de Paume, Paris (2016); Townhouse, Cairo (2015, 2011, 2010); Museum of Modern Art, New York (2015); and National Gallery of Arts, Tirana, Albania (2013). She also participated in the German Pavilion exhibition at the 56th Venice Biennale (2015) and in the 7th Berlin Biennale (2012). Her films have also been shown widely at international film festivals, including the Cannes Film Festival (2013); International Film Festival Rotterdam (2012); Dubai International Film Festival, UAE (2012); and Berlinale Internationale Filmfestspiele (2011). Since 2010 Metwaly has often collaborated on projects with the filmmaker Philip Rizk. She is a co-founder of the media collective Mosireen and of 858 Media Archive (858.ma), an online repository of video footage documenting the Egyptian revolution since 2011.
Photo credit: Christina Rizk