Visual Arts - 2017
Moataz Nasr is an Egyptian painter, sculptor, multimedia artist and self-proclaimed cultural activist. He participated in several exhibitions and biennales and won several awards. He is also the founder of Darb 1718 in Cairo which houses two art exhibition spaces, theater, dance and concert stages, outdoor cinema for independent film screenings, gardens and rooftops in addition to an artist residency to accommodate international artists and curators. The center provides workshops, programs and initiatives to educate and mentor emerging artists and offers them a space to exhibit their work alongside established artists.