hunt kastner

Born in 1977, Assiut, Egypt

 

Education:

1996 - 2000

Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt (BFA Painting)

Awards and Prizes:

2016

Deutsche Bank “Artist of the Year 2016”

2015

Winner of the Experimental Award at the Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival, Portugal.

2014

Winner of the NEW:VISION Award, CPH:DOX Film Festival, Copenhagen
Winner of the Abraaj Art Prize, Dubai

2012

Shortlisted for the Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Center, Kiev

Solo exhibitions:

2020

Basim Magdy | Renegade Dreams Hanging from the Clouds, König Galerie Chapel, Berlin, GE

Basim Magdy: Asleep in Another Dimension, curated by Nav Haq, MuHKA, Antwerp, BE

2019

Two Ghosts Discuss Invisibility in Front of a Mirror, Gypsum Gallery, Cairo, EG
A Peacock and a Hippo Walk into an Existential Debate, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, FR

An Escalator Descending Towards Mysterious Time Machines, artSümer, Istanbul, TR

2018

Two Ghosts Discuss Invisibility in Front of a Mirror, Gypsum Gallery, Cairo, EG

Pingpinpoolpong, or How I Learned to Laugh at Failure, South London Gallery (SLG),London (curated by Rachael Harlow), UK

To Hypnotize Them With Forgetfulness, University Galleries at Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, USA

Collection Focus: Basim Magdy – The Dent, Project Space Art Jameel, Dubai, UAE

2017

It All Started With a Map and a Picture of Scattered Little Houses, curated by Laura Barlow, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, QA

The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK

Only Stone, Bronze and the Sky Shall Outlive All the Rest, hunt kastner, Prague

 

2016

The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings, curated by Omar Kholeif, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA

No Shooting Stars, curated by Heidi Ballet, Jeu de Paume, Paris, FR

No Shooting Stars, curated by Heidi Ballet, CAPC Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, FR

The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings, curated by Britta Faerber and Anne Palopoli, MAXXI National Museum of the 21st Century Arts, Rome, IT

The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings, Deutsche Bank “Artist of the Year 2016”, curated by Britta Faerber, Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, Berlin, DE

Some Become Part Time Singers and Some Keep Pretending, curated by Ils Huygens, Z33 House for Contemporary Art, Hasselt, BE

 

2015

The Ones Who Refuse To Forget, artSümer, Istanbul, TR

The Relentless Repetition of Reality, curated by Rosa Lleo and João Laia, The Green Parrot, Barcelona, ES
Great Tricks From Your Future, D-CAF Festival, curated by Mai Abu ElDahab, Cairo, EG
The Many Colors of the Sky Radiate Forgetfulness, Cecilia Brunson Projects, curated by Regine Basha, London, UK

 

2014

Measuring the Last Breaths of Time on a Fading Scale, Gypsum Gallery, Cairo, Egypt, EG
An Absent Population Laughs at its Haunting Withdrawal, Art in General, curated by Anne Barlow, New York, USA
Our Shadows Gasped at the Sight of Their Own Multiplying Shadows, State of Concept, curated by Iliana Fokianaki Athens, GR
Crystal Ball – IndieMovingImage 2014 – ZDB – Galeria Zé dos Bois, curated by Joao Laia, Lisbon, PT

 

 

2013

A Future of Mundane Miracles, hunt kastner, show curated by Marketa Stara, Prague, CZ
A Steady Progress of Nothingness, Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York, USA
Basim Magdy, Espace Croisé – Centre d’Art Contemporain, curated by Mo Gourmelon, Roubaix, FR
Confronting the Monster in a Monster Costume, Centre Culturel Suisse, curated by Jean-Paul Felley and Olivier Kaeser, Paris, FR
How to Build an Invisible Monument, Coburn Gallery, curated by Jessica Hunter Larsen, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, USA

 

2012

When Thought Evades the Great Thinker, .artSümer, Istanbul, TR

2010

One Day We Will Shine Like The Stars, KÖR Kunsthalle Wien public space Karlsplatz, curated by Katarzyna Uszynska, Vienna, AT

2009

Pray For Me, Fondazione Teseco Per l’Arte, curated by Stefano Coletto, Pisa, IT
1968: Memorial to a Rising Continent, Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York, USA
Last Good Deed, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, curated by Sabine Schaschl, CH

2008

On A Better Day Than This, Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cairo, Egypt, EG
Blank Light, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, with Jérôme Leuba, Basel, Switzerland, CH

2007

Brief Encounters with Semi-Fictional Worlds, Alexandria Contemporary Arts Forum, Alexandria, Egypt, EG
The Common Deceit of Reality, Okay Mountain, curated by Regine Basha, Austin, USA
Lost Arks, Uszynska Schaufenster, curated by Katarzyna Uszynska, Vienna, AT
Gazing at the Miracle of Civilization, ARCO Projects, Madrid, Spain, ES

2006

In the Grave of Intergalactic Utopia, Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York, USA

2005

Your New Life with Your Old Enemies, ObjectNotFound Project Space, Monterrey, Mexico, MX
Current Whereabouts Unknown, Tyler Drosdeck and Basim Magdy, Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York, USA

2004

Dream on, Neue Kunst Halle St. Gallen, Fries 02, collaboration with Marianne Rinderknecht, Switzerland, CH

2003

Two Days to Apocalypse, Falaki Gallery, Cairo, EG
2003 Dream on, Townhouse Gallery, collaboration with Marianne Rinderknecht, Cairo, EG
Hero of the day, The Cold Room Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa, ZA

2002

Re-define, Basim Magdy and Karem Mahrous, The Townhouse Gallery of contemporary art, Cairo, EG

2001

The Future, The Townhouse Gallery of contemporary art, Cairo, EG

2000

Paintings, The Townhouse Gallery of contemporary art, Cairo, EG

group exhibitions:

2020

Water After All, MCA Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, USA

Unsere Gegenwart, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, DE

Andro Eradze / Basim Magdy, curated by Irena Popiashvili, Kunsthalle Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia

An Infinite and Omnivorous Sky, University Galleries at Illinois State University, Normal, USA

Glitch, Tahrir Cultural Center, Cairo, EG

2020 photography today: Resistant faces, curated by Jana Johanna Haeckel, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, DE

Nature of Robotics, an Expanded Field, curated by Giulia Bini, ArtLab, EPFL, Lausanne, CH

The Swamp Thing: Critic(s) and Poetic(s) from Aberration, curated by Núria Montclús Carazo, La Casa Encendida, Madrid SP

3rd Industrial Biennal, curated by Branka Benčić, Gerald Matt, Ksenija Orelj and Christian Oxenius, Labin, HR

Zoo Cosmos, Casa Conti – Ange Leccia, Oletta, FR

2019

New Order, Art and Technology in the 21st Century, curated by Michelle Kuo, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Futurs incertain, curated by Olivia Fahmy, Musée d’Art de Pully, Pully, CH

Quodlibet, curated by Karel Císař, hunt kastner, Prague, CZ

Eco-Visionaries, curated by Mariana Pestana, Pedro Gadanho and Gonzalo Herrero Delicado, Royal Academy, London, UK
Gone Today, Here Tomorrow, AnnexM, curated by Eva Vaslamatzi, AthensQuodlibet, Athens, GR
Regular Insanity, curated by Marcus Graf, Akbank Sanat, Istanbul, TR
Today is our Tomorrow,curated by Lucy Badrocke for Publics, Publics, Helsinki, FL

Locarno Film Festival, Piazza Grande Section, Locarno,Switzerland
Modes 2, Vancouver International Film Festival, screening,Vancouver,Canada
Work Starts Now, Film programme, curated by Jesse Cumming, Life After,screening, Tallinn Photomonth, Tallinn, EE
Today is Our Tomorrow, screening, PUBLİCS, Helsinki, FL
MEETINGS 2019, screening, ET4U, Jutland, Vemb, DK
Things to Come, screening,Kurant VisningsromNOUABodø,NO
The Puzzle Without an Answer,curated by Mary Helena Clark and Alexander Stewart, screening, The Flaherty NYC, Anthology Film Archives, New York, USA

2018

 

Transantiquity, curated by Filipa Oliveira and Guilherme Blanc, Galeria Municipal do Porto, Porto, PT
Anti – Athens Biennial, curated by Stefanie Hessler, Kostis Stafylakis and Poka-Yio, Athens, GR
Revolutionize, curated by Nathanja van Dijk and Kateryna Filyuk, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kiev, UA
The World on Paper Works from the Deutsche Bank Collection, Palais Populaire, Berlin, DE
À Cris Ouverts,curated by Céline Kopp and Étienne Bernard, Les Ateliers de Rennes – Biennale d’Art Contemporain, Rennes, FR
Knock Knock, curated by Ryan Gander and Margot Heller, South London Gallery, London, UK
What do you mean, here we are?, curated by Mariam Elnozahy and Fiona Fox, Mosaic Rooms, London, UK
A Lesson Loosely Learned, Galeria Cavalo, Rio de Janeiro, BR
Fake It Till You Make It , curated by insitu collective, MeetFactory Gallery, Prague, CZ
Eco-Visionaries: Art and Architecture after the Anthropocene , curated by Pedro Gadanho and Mariana Pestana, MAATMuseum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon, PT
Océans – Une vision du monde au rythme des vagues, curated by Stefanie Hessler, Le Fresnoy – Studio national des arts contemporains Tourcoing, FR
Beaufort Triennale, curated by Heidi Ballet, Oostende, BE
The Truth About Fiction, Gypsum Gallery, Cairo, EG

Film Screening and Rachael Harlow In Conversation with Basim Magdy, South London Gallery, London, UK
The More Walnuts You Eat, screening, The Smarter You Get, MIT List Visual Art Center, Cambridge, USA

2017

WheredoIendandyoubegin – On Secularity – Göteborg Biennial (GIBCA),curated by Nav Haq,Gothenburg, SW
The New Parthenon, Stevenson, Cape Town, RSA
A Tranquil Star, curated by Mark Mangion, Malta Contemporary Art, Valletta, MT
No to the Invasion: Breakdowns and Side Effects – Works from the Barjeel Collection, curated by Fawz Kabra, Hessel Museum- CCS Bard, Annandale on Hudson, USA
On Photography – Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, DK
Meeting Points 8: Both Sides of the Curtain, Beirut Art Center, Beirut , LB
Watchlist , curated by Goedele Bartholomeeusen & Kat Herriman, Signal, New York, USA
Tamawuj, Sharjah Biennial,curated by Christine Tohme,  Sharjah UAE
Colori , curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Marcella Beccaria, Elena Volpato, Elif Kamışlı, Castello di Rivoli and GAM, Torino, IT
The Written Language of Reality, curated by Marta Cacciavillani, Hessel Museum, CCS Bard, Annandale on Hudson,USA
Hors Pistes, curated by Géraldine Gomez, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
Déplacements‘ – prologue, curated by Lilou Vidal, Independent Project, Brussels, BG
Re-effected Matter, curated by Pernille With Madsen, Gallery Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, DK

Basim Magdy Film Programme, Tramway, Glasgow, UK
Transparency Machines
, screening, curated by Maria Morata, LaCasa Encendida, Madrid, ES
Ultramarine: Disfigured Mermaids, curated by Ilona Jurkonytė, Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival, Berwick, UK
On Artists’ Film: Video and Cinema Language, screening, curated by Ahmed Shawky Hassan, Cimatheque, Cairo, EG
Moscow International Experimental Film Festival (MIEFF)(organized by Katya Chitova), screening
Artist’s Film Club: Basim Magdy +Q&A with Steven Cairns, screening, ICA London, UK
A number of (non)essential ideas for(resisting)understanding in the work of Basim Magdy; and the world, curated and introduced by Tara Judah, screening, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
Tiger Competition for Short Films, IFFR International Film Festival Rotterdam, screening, NL
Let Us Reflect Film Festival, curated by Gabrielle Le Bayonand Ibai Hernandorena, screening, Chapelle Saint-Jacques Centre d’Art Contemporain,Saint-Gaudens, FR

2016

Still Moving , curated by Godart Bakkers, OFFoff art cinema,Ghent, BE
Qalandia International, curated by Beth Stryker and Sahar Qawasmi, Ramallah,PS
Why are We Afraid of Sunsets?, curated by Patrycja Ryłko, Gdansk City Gallery, Gdansk, PL
Third Nature: On Infrastructure,curated by Laura Herman, Alchemy and Its Futures, Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York, USA
Towards a New Shore, curated by Claudia Segura Campins, NC-Arte,CO
Mapping the Contemporary II, curated by Omar Kholeif, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Displacement, Galeri Akinci, Amsterdam, NL
Memory and Continuity – A Selection from the Huma Kabakçı Collection, Pera Museum, Istanbul, TR
The Time is Out of Joint , curated by Tarek Abou El Fetouh, Sharjah Art Foundation Art Spaces, Sharjah, UAE
Outside the Sentence There Was a City, Salt Ulus, curated by November Paynter, Ankara, TR
Ideologue,curated by Becca Maksym, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, USA

Basim Magdy, Home Artist Film Weekender (organized by Steven Cairns and Kadeem Oak), HOME Manchester
Transparency Machines, curated by Maria Morata, screening, Arts Santa Mònica,Barcelona, ES
OLHO, curated by Vanina Saracino, screening, Sao Paulo / Belo Horizonte / Rio de Janeiro, BR
Dust, curated by Steven Cairns,screening, part of the film program of the Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK

2015

Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015, curated by Quentin Bajac, Roxana Marcoci and Lucy Gallun, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Indie-Line,
artSümer, Istanbul, TR
Giving Up the Ghost,
Transmission Gallery, Glasgow , UK
Season in Hell,
Gypsum Gallery, Cairo, EG
Grace of Intention: Photography, Architecture and the Monument,
curated by Karen Irvine, MoCP – Museum of  Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA
The Verdant, curated by Daniel Horn, Hacienda, Zurich, CH
Project 35: The Last Act, curated by ICI Independent Curators International – selected by Nat Muller, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, RU
Welcome to the Jungle, curated by Filipa Ramos and Ellen Blumenstein, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, DE 
Back Talk Part 1: Death of the Artist, curated by OH! Open House, Platform Projects, Singapore, SG
Displacement of All Places, curated by Maja Ciric, Uqbar, Berlin, DE
Moving Image Department – Chapter 2, curated by Adam Budak and Jen Kratochvil, National Gallery in Prague, CZ
Art as a Verb, curated by Charlotte Day, Francis E. Parker and Patrice Sharkey, Artspace,  Sydney, AU
The Persistence of Objects, curated by The Common Guild, Lismore Castle Arts, Listmore, IR
La carte postale revisitée, curated by Caroline Hancock and Paul-Emmanuel Odin, Marseille, La Companie, FR
Black Box 2.0, curated by Anne Couillaud and Julia Fryett, Aktionsart, Seattle, USA
Outdoor I, curated by WARM São Paulo and João Laia, WARM São Paulo, BR
The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things, curated by Omar Kholeif and Sarah Perks, HOME Manchester, Manchester, UK
The New Museum Triennial: Surround Audience, curated by Lauren Cornell and Ryan Trecartin, New Museum, New York, USA
Art as a Verb,
curated by Charlotte Day, Francis E. Parker and Patrice Sharkey, Flinders University Art Museum, Adelaide, AU

Lest the Two Seas Meet, curated by Tarek Aboul Fetouh and Magdalena Lipska, The Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, PL
The Reflection of the Mineral, The(Re)Action of the Image, curated by Juan Canela, screening, Sining Makiling Gallery, University of the Philippines-LosBanos, PH
Video Program accompanying “The Closer I Get to The End The More I Rewrite The Beginning” curated by Suzy Halajian, screening, Human Resources, Los Angeles, USA
Projections – 53rd New York Film Festival – NYFF , curated by Aily Nash, Denis Lim and Gavin Smith, screening, New York, USA
Ideas City Festival, organized by the New Museum, screening, Basilica of St.Patrick’s Old Cathedral, New York, USA
We Can’t Go Home Again, curated by Emilie Bujès and Anna Manubens, screening,CAC, Vilnuis, LT
State of the Art, VIS VIENNA INDEPENDENT SHORTS, programmed by Elisabeth Kuntner, screening, 12th International Festival for Short Film, Vienna, AT
Time Meant Nothing but the Slow Decay of Meaning, organized by Caroline Hancock and Paul-Emmanuel Odin, screening La Compagnie, Marseille, FR
Screening of films by Basim Magdy (and conversation with Luke Collins), The Common Guild, Glasgow, UK
Glow in the Dark, curated by Filipa Ramos and Maria Palacios Cruz, Winter Garden, Flat Time House, London, UK
Art of the Real, co-programmed by Dennis Lim and Rachael Rakes, Film Society of Lincoln Center, New York, USA
53rd Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Courtisane Film Festival, Ghent, BE
Tiger Shorts, the 44th edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL
Shorts Special, the 44th edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL

2014

Poutrincourt’s lecture-voice has gotten quieter and quieter as history’s approached its contemporary limit, curated by Theodor Ringborg, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, SE
La Biennale de Montréal, L’avenir -(Looking Forward), curated by Gregory Burke and Peggy Gale with Lesley Johnstone and Mark Lanctôt, Montreal, CA
Modest Muses, curated by Kasia Redzisz, Tatra Museum, Zakopane, PL
On Site, curated by Maya Allison, NYU AD Art Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE
MEDIACITY Seoul Biennial 2014, curated by Chan-kyong Park, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, KR
Fatamorgana, curated by Antonia Alampi, Galleria Enrico Astuni, Bologna, IT
Art is a Verb, curated by Charlotte Day, Francis E. Parker and Patrice Sharkey, Monash University Museum of Art | MUMA, Melbourne, VIC, AU
Killed a Bull but I Couldn’t be a Torero, curated by Mahmoud Khaled, Galleri KIT, Trondheim, NO
Project 35 – Volume 2, curated by ICI Independent Curators International – selected by Nat Muller, DeVos Art Museum, Michigan, USA
The Space Between,curated by Locus Athens Maria-Thalia Carras & Olga Hatzidaki, Athens, GR
La BoutiqueObscure, curated by Mo Gourmelon, Espace Croisé, Roubaix, FR
Exhibition Nr: 23, Conceptual Art Centre Bukovje, Postojna, SE
The Elephant Test, curated by Dana Weschke and Jörg Koopmann, Lothringer 13, Munich, DE
Vernacular Alchemists, curated by Etienne Bernard and Antoine Marchand, Passerelle Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brest, FR
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish, Lawrie Shabibi, Dubai, UAE
Kill All Monsters, curated by Reto Thüring, Charlotte Matter and Severine Fromaigeat, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel, CH
Zipora Fried / Basim Magdy / Nabil Nahas / Dani Tull – On Stellar Rays, New York, USA
Perpetually Transient, curated by Heidi Brunnschweiler, Kunst Raum Riehen, Basel, CH
L’anti-Narcisse, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch,FR
Fatal Jump From a Stool, curated by Bori Szalai, Trafo House of Contemporary Art, Budapest, HU
Mémoires Perdues, curated by Jacob Birken, Europäische Kulturtage, Staadtmuseum, Karlsruhe, DE
Garden and Spring, curated by Nada Raza, Abraaj Group Art Prize Exhibition, Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
Platform 3, curated by ICI Independent Curators International – selected by Nat Muller Bandung, ID

The Films of Basim Magdy, FIS – Film i Samtidkonsten,ZITA Movie Theater, Stockholm, SE
CPH:DOX Film Festival, NEW:VISION Award, Copenhagen (award winner), DK
Shifts and Interruptions, screening program at the Jerusalem Show
The Old Spaghetti Factory, Museum of Contemporary Photography – MoCP, Chicago, USA
Where is my Territory?, organized by Omar Kholeif, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

2013

Centro de Fotografia , curated by ICI Independent Curators International – selected by Nat Muller, Montevideo, UY
Solar – High Line Art, curated by Cecilia Allemani, The High Line,New York, USA
Project35 – Volume 2, curated by ICI Independent Curators International – Selected by Nat Muller, Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart, DE
Dissident Futures, curated by Betti- Sue Hertz, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, USA
Picha Recontre, curated by Elvira Dyangani Ose, Lubumbashi Biennial, CD
Biennale Jogja XII, curated by Agung Hujatnikajennong and Sarah Rifky, ID
Mom, Am I Barbarian? 13th Istanbul Biennial, curated by Fulya Erdemci, Istanbul, TU
Nostalgia Nervosa, curated by Iliana Fokianaki, State of Concept, ReMap 4, Athens, GR
Project35: Volume 2,curated by ICI Independent Curators International – selected by Nat Muller, VCU arts Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA, USA
Project35 Volume 2, curated by ICI Independent Curators International- selected by Nat Muller, Art Gallery of  Windsor,Windsor, Ontario, CA
Future Generation Art Prize, curated by Bjorn Geldhof, A collateral event of La Biennale de Venezia, Venice, IT
Homeworks, curated by Tarek Abou El Fetouh, Askhal Alwan,Beirut, LB
Sharjah Biennial 11, curated by Yuko Hasegawa, Sharjah, UAE

Basim Magdy, screening and discussion)(organized by Stuart Comer, Tate Modern, London, UK
Romantic Malady, At Home with the Ludksis 10th Edition, RIOCinema, London, UK
Close Encounters: Peripheral Images and Histories of the Present 2, Film Festival Rotterdam, NL

2012

In the Wintry Thicket of Metropolitan Civilization, group show curated by Luigi Fassi, AR/GE Kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano, CH
PhotoCairo 5, curated by Mia Jankowicz, CIC – Contemporary Image Collective, Cairo, EG
Future Generation Art Prize, curated by BjornGeldhof, PinchukArtCenter, Kiev, UA
In 15 Minutes Everyone will be in the Future, curated by Galina Dimitrova-Dimova and Dessislava Dimova Contemporary Art Center, Plovdiv, BG
Self Portrait, curated by Selma and Sofiane Ouissi, .artSümer, Istanbul2012, Dream City 3, Tunis, TN
Newtopia, the State of Human Rights, group show curated by Katerina Gregosseveral locations in the city of Mechelen, BE
Le Rencontres Internationales – Paris / Berlin / Madrid, curated by Nathalie Hénon and Jean-François Rettig, Haus der kulturen der Welt,Berlin, DE
La Triennale: Intense Proximity, curated by Okwui Enwezor with Melanie Bouteloup, Abdellah Karroum, Émelie Renard, and Claire Staebler, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR

Transmediale. 12, curated by Marcel Schwierin /Maha Maamoun and Sarah Rifky, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE

A State of Fluidity, Arab Shorts, Transmediale, Berlin, DE

2011

Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid – New Cinema and Contemporary Art,curated by Nathalie Hénon and Jean-François Rettig, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
Locus Agonistes – Practices and Logics of the Civic, curated by Okwui Enwezor, Argos Art Center, Brussels, BE
Futures Past, curated by Ghost of aDream, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, DK
Rehearsal, curated by Nazli Gurlek, Galeri NON, Istanbul, TR
No Network, 1st Time Machine Biennial of Contemporary Art D. O. ARK Underground, curated by Branislav Dimitrijevic, Sarajevo/Konjic, BA
Locus Agonistes – Practices and Logics of the Civic, curated by Okwui Enwezor, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, LB
Space. About a Dream, curated by Catherine Hug, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, AT
Serious Games, War – Media – Art, curated by Antje Ehmann and Harun Farocki, Institut Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt, DE

A State of Fluidity, Arab Shorts, Goethe Institute,Cairo, EG

Musée d’Art Contemporain de Baie Saint-Paul, screening, Quebec, CA

2010

An Exchange With Sol Lewitt, curated by Regine Basha, Mass MOCA – Massachusetts Museum of ContemporaryArt, North Adams, MA and Cabinet Space, New York, USA
The Utopian Airport Lounge, curated by Juliana Smith, Makan, Amman, JO
The Total Fuckinʼ Darkness Show!, curated by Jennifer Davy, Appartement, Berlin,DE
Street and Studio – From Basquiat to Seripop, curated by Catherine Hug and Thomas Miessgang, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, AT
Indefinite Destination, curated by Öyku Özsoy and Vessela Nozharova, The Red House – Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia, BG
Ce Qui Vient (That Which Comes), curated by Raphaële Jeune, Ateliers de Rennes – Biennale d’art contemporain,Rennes, FR
As the land Expands, curated by November Paynter, Al Riwaq Art Space, BH
Why Not? The Palace of Arts,curated by Mohamed Talaat,  Cairo, EG
Cheat Codes: lessons in love, curated by Amelia Winger – Bearskin, The Fine Arts Gallery at Vanderbilt University, Nashville,TN, USA
Indefinite Destination, curated by Öyku Özsoy and Vessela Nozharova, DEPO, Istanbul, TR
Cheat Codes: lessons in love,curated by Amelia Winger – Bearskin, Antena, Pilsen, Chicago, USA

Others2Specify, White Box, New York, USA
Questioning Narrative: In Conversation with Basim Magdy, BIO OKO(OKO CINEMA) in collaboration with FUTURA Center for Contemporary Art,Prague, CZ
By Other Means, Samuso: Space for Contemporary Art,Seoul, KR

2009

Scratch,curated by Miguel Ángel Sánchez and Pierre Olivier Rollin, ADN Galeria, Barcelona, ES
Where Are You?, curated by Beate Engel, Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cairo, EG
Tina B. on the Road, TINA B. Festival of Contemporary Art, Prague
Obsession for Collection – a selection of works from the Lodeveans Collection,curated by Bob Davison and Stuart Evans, Summerfield Gallery, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, UK
Alive!, curated by Stephan Stoyanov, LUXE Gallery, New York, USA
Fragile Monuments, curated by Eva Scharrer, Suzie Q Projects – Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich, CH

Last Stop for Love, curated by Amelia Winger-Bearskin ,Virginia Cultural Center, Newseum Museum, Rosslyn, USA
The Message, Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
Aspirations: The Fable, The Dream and The Thousandth and One Night, Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE

2008

The World Needs a Narrative, curated by Kevin Kavanagh and Jacqui McIntosh, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin, IE
Fake, MUSAC – Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Leon, ES
Billboard Text Art: EMERGING WORDS, curated by Grey Zone – Monika Burian, Adam Vackar, Marek Tomin, Kirsimaria Toronen Ripatti, TINA B. Festival of Contemporary Art, Prague
Clinch / Cross / Cut, New Jerseyy, Basel, CH
The Geopolitics of Animation, curated by Juan Antonio Alvarez Reyes, MARCO – Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo,ES

NADA Video Nights, curated by November Paynter, screening, John Connelly Presents, New York, USA

2007

War, Peace and Ecstasy – Artissima Video Lounge, curated by Cecilia Alemani, Turin, IT
The Geopolitics of Animation, curated by Juan Antonio Alvarez Reyes, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo Art (CAAC),Seville, ES
The Most Curatorial Biennial of the Universe, Apexart, New York, USA
The End Begins, curated by Gill Hedley from the Lodeveans Collection, The Gallery at The Hospital, London, UK
Me Odio Y Quiero Comprar, curated by Ruben Gutierrez, Enrique Guerrero Gallery, Mexico City, MX
Out of Place, curated by William Wells), Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Beirut, LB
Histoires Animées, Le Fresnoy, curated by Marta Gili, Juan Antonio Álvarez Reyes, LawrenceDreyfus, Neus Miró and Pascale Pronnier, Studio National des Arts Contemporains, Tourcoing (Nord-Pas de Calais), FR

2006

All about Lies, Apartment Project, Istanbul, TR

Històries Animades, Sala Rakalde, Curated by Marta Gili, Juan Antonio Álvarez Reyes, Lawrence Dreyfus, Neus Miró and Pascale Pronnier, Bilbao, ES

Murals, Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Històries Animades, Fundación “la Caixa “- Caixa Forum, curated by Marta Gili, Juan Antonio Álvarez Reyes, Lawrence Dreyfus, Neus Miró and Pascale Pronnier, Barcelona, ES

Drawing Restraint, Galerie SAW Gallery, Ottawa, CA

2005

PhotoCairo3, The Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cairo, EG

Threat Zone, Triangle Project Space, San Antonio, curated by Basim Magdy, Texas, USA

Lovely Shanghai Music, Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China / Hanover Kunstverein, curated by Team 404 and John Armleder, Hanover, DE

Enemy Image, Momenta Art, curated by Elena Sorokina, New York, USA

Toys, The Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art, (curated by Aleya Hamza, Cairo, EG

Posted, Hiscox Art Projects, curated by Sas Mackie, London, UK

Bling Bling Ka-Ching! Made in America, The Pickled Art Center, curated by Koan Jeff Baysa and Ryan Harris, Beijing, CN

2004

Yellow Pages, MAMCO, Musée dʼart moderne et contemporain, curated by Team 404 and John Armleder, Geneva, CH

Re:source, Art in General, New York, USA

Recollection # 1, ObjectNotFound project space, Monterrey, MX

2003

Yellow Pages, Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal, CH
Aponoumena, Collapsible Kunsthalle, MIART, with Marianne Rinderknecht, Milan, IT
Work in progress, South African National Gallery (SANG) Annex, Cape Town, ZA

2001

Al Nitaq Festival of Contemporary Art, Cairo, EG