An artist who works primarily with the mediums of text, photography and video. Her work acts as a lens through which we see familiar images in novel and insightful ways. She does that by making subtle interventions in photographic material that she captures on camera or borrows from various sources. Maha is one of the founding members of the Contemporary Image Collective (CiC), established in Cairo in 2004, and she co-founded the independent publishing platform Kayfa-ta in 2013 with Ala Younis. Born in Oakland, California, Maha lives and works in Cairo.
2026 (Film Still)
Duration: 9 mins, 2010