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Fidfinvest Fine Art AG
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MOHAMED TAMAN (EGYPT)

Lives and works in Cairo. He studied Fine Arts at the Helwan University. Honoured several sponsorship awards in Egypt. Subsequently scholarships at the UNESCO in Lyon and stays as artist in residence, amongst others at the Kunsthalle St. Gallen. Participation at numerous individual and group exhibitions in Egypt and Europe. Developed an own method for the production of colour pigments and oil colours, which give his paintings a ghostly-metallic charisma. Became politically active in 2006 and participated in the resistance movement against the Mubarak regime.

EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2014 Digital Recycling, Art Space Gallery, Dubai
2012 I...Revolution, Art Space Gallery, Dubai
2010 Baroque, Karim Francis Contemporary Art gallery
2009 32th General Egyptian Exhibition, ministry of Egyptian culture
2009 Passwort: Burka, art project (video, performance, graphic design), Kunst Halle St. Gallen
2008 31th General Egyptian Exhibition, ministry of Egyptian culture
2008 3rd Salon of youth, l’Atelier d’Alexandrie
2007 Occidentalism, Karim Francis gallery, Cairo
2007 UNESCO Digital Arts Award 2007 in association with the Sharjah Biennial 8, (Online exhibition)
2005 Gezera Art Center, Museum of Islamic Ceramic & Contemporary art, Kairo
2005 17th Salon of Youth, prize of honor (painting)
2004 Space Karim Francis gallery for contemporary art, Kairo
2003 Studio space, L’Ecole Supérieur des Beaux-Arts d’Aixen-Provence, Frankreich
2002 Space Karim Francis gallery for contemporary art, Kairo
2001 12th Youth Salon, First price (Installation)
2001 Sarajevo Winter Festival for contemporary art, Sarajevo
2001 Space Karim Francis gallery for contemporary art, Kairo
2001 11th Youth Salon, Third price (Painting)
Black Burqa, 2011, Lacquer, pigments on wood, 122 x 172 cm