Emirati, b. 1962, Egypt
Mohamed Al Mazrouei alternates living and working between Abu Dhabi and Cairo. He studied comparative religion at Al Azhar University in Cairo, in addition to Greek and Latin. Upon graduation, he moved to Abu Dhabi where he worked at the Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation Library (1989- 2006). At the time he was also head of the UAE Writers Union (1988-2005), while also developing as a painter. His work has been featured in solo exhibitions at AB43 Contemporary, (Thalwil/Zurich, Switzerland, 2017), The Mojo Gallery (Dubai, 2016); AB Gallery (Lucerne, Switzerland, 2015); and the Cultural Foundation (Abu Dhabi, 1990). Notable group exhibitions include Alibadah, NYU Abu Dhabi Project Space (2018), Emirati Expressions: Realised (Abu Dhabi, 2014); MinD/Body – Body Art and Performance in the Gulf, DUCTAC (Dubai, 2013); 30th Annual Exhibition of the Emirates Fine Arts Society, Sharjah Art Museum (2012); and The Flying House (Dubai, 2008).
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