Born in Assiut in 1984, Allam studied at the Arts Education Faculty of Helwan University in Cairo.
Allam lives and works in Cairo using different mediums such as video, performance and sound.
He is interested in different forms of performativity, as he playfully creates narratives and interves with existing ones. His work also explores relationships between humans and objects, and the physical environment and context that brings them both together.
He has participated as an artist in numerous events since 2003. Allam is also concerned with art management and has participated in organizing several art events in Cairo. He is a co founder of the Cairo-based artist initiative ” Medrar for Contemporary Art ” which aims at the promotion of contemporary artistic practices of young artists in Egypt.