Visual Artist


DrMina Nasr (b. 1983) is an Egyptian visual artist based in Cairo. His work revolves around investigating identity and ideas related to the culture of coexistence in the surrounding environment. Nasr drawings take unconventional dimensions embodied in installations that move between black and white colours. He aims to create dynamic interactions that connect different relationships in one space and raise questions about the extent to which they can adapt to political and social events. Nasr received several awards, grants, art residences from institutions in different countries; most notably: Goethe Institut, Germany; Pro Helvetia, Switzerland; Jiwar Creation and Society, Spain; The European Capital of Culture, Paphos 2017, Cyprus; Mosan Art Museum, South Korea; Akiyoshidai International Art Village “AIAV”, Japan and Africa Center, South Africa. Nasr’s Exhibitions include: Transitorisches Museum, Pfyn, Switzerland (2018); Uqbar Gallery, CTM Festival, Berlin, Germany (2016); Kunst(Zeug)Haus Rapperswil, Switzerland (2015); The 5th and 6th International Beijing Biennale, Chinese National Museum, China (2012-2015); AB Gallery, Luzern, Switzerland (2014) and Rote Fabrik, Zurich, Switzerland (2014).