artist nominated by NATASHA GINWALA


1980 · Cairo, Egypt

Egyptian artist Heba Y. Amin grounds her work in extensive research that looks at the convergence of politics, technology, and architecture. Amin looks for tactics of subversion to undermine consolidated systems and flip historical narratives through a critical spatial practice. She currently teaches at Bard College Berlin and is a doctorate fellow in art history at the Freie Universität, Berlin. She is also the co-founder of the Black Athena Collective. Her recent exhibitions include: the 10th Berlin Biennale; Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; the Kalmar Art Museum, Sweden; La Villette, Paris; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna.

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