Rania Atef

Rania Atef (1988) is an Egyptian visual artist whose work explores the notion of play across a wide range of mediums including: painting, sculpture, installation and video. She obtained her Bachelor Degree in Product design from the faculty of Applied Arts (2011), then she was enrolled in MASS Alexandria 2018/2019 program for Contemporary Art. She was selected to receive a grant from Gender Bender 2019 program; a joint project of the Goethe-Institute / Max Mueller Bhavan and Sandbox Collective.

Atef’s work mainly focuses on the social infrastructure implications of the (in)visible standards. In an attempt to find answers to questions through building the structure of observations that belong to present experiences or social and historical narratives.

Rania has participated in a number of local/international exhibitions and festivals in Egypt, Netherlands, India, Ireland, Jordan and South Africa. Besides participating in public and exchange programs in “Tashweesh” festival, “QAYYEM” Program and “Biennale WARSAW”.