Biografie Hala Elkoussy

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Hala Elkoussy (10-6-1974, Guiza, EG) was born in Cairo in 1974. She studied at the American University before completing an MA in Image and communication at Goldsmiths College, University in London. She lectured on photography in 2002-2003. In 2004, she co-founded the Contemporary Image Collective – CiC, an artist-run initiative dedicated to the visual image, based in Cairo. In 2006, she completed a two year residency at the Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. In 2010, Elkoussy was a recipient of the Abraaj Capital Art Prize. Most recently, her feature film treatment entitled “Cactus Flower” was granted development funding by the Hubert Bals Fund, Rotterdam Film Festival.
Elkoussy’s work delves into intimate and overlooked sides of communal living to highlight the underlying dynamics at play within the complex urban structure that is Cairo.


Filmografie (Auswahl) zu Hala Elkoussy


AL BAHTH AN MADINA - FI AWRAAQ SEIN
2011
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MOUNT OF FORGETFULNESS
2010
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PERIPHERAL STORIES
2005
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CANDY FLOSS STORIES
2005
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WE ARE BY THE SEA NOW

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CHAPTER ZERO

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