Nouf Alhimiary is an artist working in multimedia approaches mixing photography, video, printmaking, installation, pedagogy, performance and text. Her work engages collective critical engagement and fiction to interrogate themes like intimacy, culture, gendered subject formation, and alterity in neoliberal times. She has published writing in Galdem magazine, Azeema magazine, Arab News and others.

Alhimiary has presented her work in world renowned museums and galleries such as the British Museum, the Venice Biennial, and the UtahMOCA among others. She holds a BSc in Humanities and an MSc in Gender studies from LSE and she is based in London.

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[selected group exhibitions]
Haramacy Festival, the Albany Theatre London, London, 2019.
Cities Without Conviction, UtahMOCA, USA, 2017.
Radical Love, Female Lust, Women of the World Festival, Ireland, 2017
Radical Love, Female Lust, Crypt Gallery London, UK, 2017
Fully Booked Book Fair, Alserkal Avenue, UAE, 2016.
Phantom Punch, Bates College Museum of Art, USA, 2016.
Invisible Lines, Islamic Human Rights Commission Gallery, London, 2015.
Islamic Art Festival, Sharjah Art Museum, UAE, 2014.
Rhizoma: Generation in Waiting, Venice Biennial, Italy, 2014.
Fotofest Biennial, The Meeting Place, Houston, 2014
Mostly Visible, Jeddah Art Week, Saudi Arabia, 2014.
Hajj: A Journey to The Heart of Islam, British Museum’s Addis Gallery, UK, 2014.

Haramacy residency, Albany Theatre (London), 2019.
Bates Museum of Art Visiting Artist, Anthropology Department (Lewiston, Maine), 2016.

Misk fellowship, 2018-2019.
SBM scholarship, 2018.
Culturerunners grant to Bates University Residency, 2016.
Crossway Foundation Bursary to Fotofest Portfolio Reviews, 2014.
Create & Inspire, Crossway Foundation x The British Museum, 2012.
Effat University Merit Scholarship, 2010.

Bates Museum of Art.

The Albany Theatre • April 2019
MED Dialogues in Rome • November 2017
Bates University in Lewiston • November 2016

[news features]
Dazed Digital

Tribe Magazine

Mediterranean Dialogue
Bates University Website

Press Herald

Huffington Post


The Floating Magazine

Girl Talk HQ

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