Nouf Alhimiary is a multidisciplinary artist and academic, working across mediums. Her work makes use of virtual and the feminine as methodological frameworks that both documents and produces subjectivity. 

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Visiting PhD Researcher in Center for Collaborative Art and Media (CCAM)

University College London
PhD in Culture, Communication & Media

London School of Economics and Political Science
MSc in Gender Studies

Effat University
BA in English

Commissions and Workshops

2023 [upcoming]
London, UK
Between Sleep and Sleeplessness: A Creative Methods Workshop
at Haramacy

New Haven, CT
Junior Seminar on Virtual Ethnographies 
at Yale 

Participatory Discussions on Mental Health and Identity Politics

Arab Women Artists Now
at RichMix

The Salon of Disobedience x Algorithmic Intimacies
at the Mosaic Rooms

‘Desire to Not Exist’ mural, Fully Booked Book Fair 
Alserkal Avenue, Dubai Art Week

Typographical Image Making Workshop
at Mostly Visible, Jeddah Art Week

Selected Exhibitions, Screenings and Performances

‘Parallel’- Ministry of Culture, VR Exhibition in various locations in Saudi Arabia.
‘Selections from the Diversity Collection Program, Bates museum of Art, Lewiston, Maine, USA. 


‘Arab-British Womxn Film Screening’, Habibi Collective, Catfrod Mews, London.
‘Becoming an Archive’, Women’s Art Library, Goldsmiths University, London.
‘Haramacy Festival’, the Albany Theatre London, London.

‘Cities of Conviction’, UtahMOCA, USA.
‘Radical Love, Female Lust’, Women of the World Festival, Ireland.
‘Radical Love, Female Lust’, Crypt Gallery London.

‘Fully Booked Book Fair’, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai.
‘Phantom Punch’, Bates College Museum of Art, USA.

‘Invisible Lines’, Islamic Human Rights Commission Gallery, London.
‘The Internet’, OOMK, Issue Four,  Link.

‘Islamic Art Festival’, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah.
‘Fotofest Biennial’, The Meeting Place, Houston, TX.
‘Rhizoma: Generation in Waiting’, Venice Biennial, Italy.

‘Mostly Visible’, Jeddah Art Week, Saudi Arabia.

‘Hajj: A Journey to The Heart of Islam’, British Museum’s Addis Gallery, London.

2023 Villa Lena Residency, Tuscany, Italy.
2023 Sigg Art Residency, Athens, Greece.

2021 RU Residency, New York, New York, USA.
2020 AlBalad Residency, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
2019 Haramacy residency, Albany Theatre, London, UK
2016 Bates Museum of Art Visiting Artist, Anthropology Department, Maine, USA.
2012 Off Screen Expedition, Crossway Foundation x Edge of Arabia, UK.

Women’s Art Library, Goldsmith’s University.
Bates Museum of Art.

Talks / Panels / Conferences
Culture Made in Arabia, NYU Abu Dhabi & the Sorbonne • April 2021
SOAS • March 2020
Arab Women Artist’s Now • March 2020
Catford Mews • September 2019
LSE Gender, Sexuality and Globilization Student Conference • May 2019
The Albany Theatre • April 2019 
MED Dialogues in Rome • November 2017
Bates University in Lewiston • November 2016

Fellowships and Awards
2021 Yale-UCL Collaborative scholarship
2020 MOC Cultural Scholarship Prgoram
2018 Misk Fellowship
2018 SBMF Scholarship
2017 Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs x ISPI, MED Young Leaders
2014 Crossway Foundation Grant to Fotofest
2012 Most Creative Youth
2010 Effat University Merit Scholarship

Publications / Interviews / Writing

2023 [Interniew] Harpers Bazaar, ‘Womb Power: Meet The Arab Artists Exploring Motherhood And Femininity Through Their Oeuvre.
2022 [Interview] Grazia Magazine, ‘Artists from Saudi Arabia’.
2021 [essay] Raw Publication, ‘Performing girl, undisciplined’.
2020 [essay] Haramacy Anthology: A collection of Essays, ‘My Love is Vast, but So is My Difference’.
2019 [news] Mosaic Rooms, ‘The Salon of Disobedience: Algorithmic Intimacies Hervisions with Nouf Alhimiary.
2019 [essay] Galdem Magazine, ‘Can we stop shaming each other for being fake online and accept that social media is performative?.
2017 [news] AQNB, ‘Spiritual parallels connecting Saudi Arabia + Utah in Cities of Conviction at UMOCA‘.
2017 [profile] Mid East Art, ‘Nouf Alhimiary: Interview’.
2016 [news] AramcoWorld, ‘Ambassadors of Art‘.
2016 [profile] Bates Museum of Art, ‘An Introduction to a Cultural Phantom Punch with Artist Nouf Alhimiary‘.
2016 [news] HuffPost Art and Culture, ‘Artist Turns A Daily Fashion Log Into Feminist Activism‘.
2015 [profile] The Floating Magazine, ‘Nouf Alhimiary’.
2014 [news] Alarabiya, ‘Arabs in America: Saudi artists launch U.S. tour‘.