This is an index of all we have been doing since 2015, who we have collaborated with, who our project partners were, what events and gatherings we’ve organized, and, of course, who we’ve supported, and it is a lot. To help you navigate all this information, you can either use the filters or the search field on the left.

A Step Too Far was an evening of performances presented in collaboration with Beursschowburg in 2019.

Abdellah Taïa is a writer from Morocco living in France. He participated in the event A Step Too Far in Belgium.

Abdelmajid Sebbata is a writer from Morocco. He was a recipient of Writing Sabbaticals 2019.

Abdelrahman Hatem Haj Mohamad, Basel Nasr, Bashir Masaad, Raoof Haj Yehia are a group working together from Palestine. They were participants in Self Organizations 2021.

Abdessamad El Montassi is a visual artist from Morocco. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020.

Abdullah Hussein is an artist from Egypt. He participated in Artists Fellowships 2021.

Abdurabu Mohammed Saeed is a photographer and filmmaker from Yemen and Somalia living in Egypt. He was a participant in Art Fellows 2019.

Abeer AlHadrami, Ala’a Ghulam, Salem Bin Sahel are a group working together from Yemen. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Accomplices Delphi 2019 is the edition of Accomplices that took place around the corner from the Oracle of Delphi and home of its deity Apollo.

Accomplices Istanbul 2016 is the edition of Accomplices that was held on the resort island of Buyukuda, 90 minutes by ferry from Istanbul.

Accomplices Leuven 2015 is the first edition of Accomplices that was held at STUK Kunstencentrum, to discuss the future of Mophradat.

Accomplices San Sebastian/Donostia 2018 is the edition of Accomplices that was held in San Sebastian/Donostia in collaboration with Tabakalera +THEME.

Accomplices is an annual closed gathering of artists, curators, musicians, and writers. Editions in Delphi 2019, San Sebastian/Donostia 2018, Istanbul 2016, Leuven 2015.

Adam HajYahia, Haitham Haddad, Hussam Abu-Hanna, Layla Rina are a group working together from Palestine. They were participants in Self Organizations 2021.

Adel Khaled is a filmmaker from Iraq living in Belgium. He was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2018.

Adham Hafez is a choreographer from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2018.

Ahmad Karmouni, Diyae Bourhim, Imane Zoubai, Mehdi Ouahmane are a group working together from Morocco. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Ahmed AbdelGawad, Aly Roshdy, Hebatuallah Hendawy, Nermeen Nasser are a group working together from Egypt. They were participants in Self Organizations 2021.

Ahmed Elghoneimy is a filmmaker from Egypt. He was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2019.

Ahmed Feteha, Heba El-Sherif, Maha ElNabawi, Mariam Aboughaz are a group working together from Egypt. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Ahmed Kamel is a writer from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Writing Sabbaticals 2020.  

Ahmed Mongey is a visual artist from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2018.

Ahmed Refaat is a researcher and film programmer from Egypt. He participated in Accomplices 2019 and Orbitals 2018, and the accompanying event What’s Your favourite Ending? in Mexico.

Ala Younis is a visual artist and co-founder of Kayfa ta from Jordan. She co-edited the Kayfa ta books How to Know What’s Really Happening? and How to Mend: On Motherhood and its Ghosts.

Alaa Abdelhamid is a visual artist from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2015.

Alaa Abu Asad is a visual artist from Palestine living in the Netherlands. He was, with Ulufer Çelik, a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019.

Aland Shahab, Kazhan Akram, Mhamad Emad, Rozha Rebwar, Zholy Shwan are a group working together from Iraq. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Alberto Garcia del Castillo is a writer and curator from Spain living in Belgium. He was a member of the Mophradat team, and organized Orbitals 2018 in Mexico.

Ali Cherri is a visual artist from Lebanon living in France. He hosted an Artists’ Fellowship 2021, and participated in the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2016.

Ali Eyal is a visual artist from Iraq. He participated in Art Fellows 2018.

Ali Hussein Al-Adaway is a curator, researcher, and writer from Egypt. He participated in Art Time Residencies Curating 2019 in Brazil.

Ali Mohanna, Deeb Al-Ghandour, Hanaa Al-Ghoul, Yahia Abu Saqr are a group working together from Palestine. They were participants in Self Organizations 2021.

Alia Ayman is a filmmaker and film curator from Egypt living in the United States. She participated in the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2020, Accomplices 2018 and Accomplices 2016, and in the event What’s Your Favorite Conspiracy Theory? in Cairo.

Alia B. Al-Sabi is a writer and researcher from Palestine living in the United States. She participated in Orbitals 2018 and the accompanying event What’s Your Favourite Ending? in Mexico.

Alia Mossallam is a cultural historian, writer, and pedagogue from Egypt living in Germany. She participated in the retreat At Home With the Kids in 2021.

Alia Sabry, Hazem Shamy, Nada Elissa, Nader Abozie are a group working together from Egypt. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Aline Khoury is a cultural manager and researcher from Palestine. She was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2020, and participated in Accomplices 2019.

Aliya Khalidi, Dima Matta, May Adra, Sahar Assaf are a group working together from Lebanon. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Aly Khamees is a choreographer from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2021.

Aly Talibab is a spoken word artist and musician from Egypt living in Hungary. He contributed to Read the Room #2 and participated in Art Fellows 2018.

Amal Khalaf is a curator from Bahrain and Singapore living in the United Kingdom. She participated in Accomplices 2019 and Accomplices 2018, and was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2018 and Grants for Artists 2016. She was a member of the Mophradat team.

Amany Atef is a choreographer from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2021.

Amira Hassan El-Dosoki is a writer and journalist from Egypt. She participated in Art Time Residencies Writing 2018 in Belgium.

Amr Amer, Huda Zikry, Yasmine Sedeik are a group working together from Egypt. They were participants in Self Organizations 2021.

Amr Hosny, Fatma El Zahraa, Islam Elnebishy, and Salma Louca are a group working together from Egypt. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Amr Issa, Hala ElHadi, Khouloud Essa, Mohamed Adam Zakaria, Nawal Abdelwahab are a group working together from Egypt and Sudan. They were participants in Self Organizations 2021.

Ana Gallardo is a visual artist from Argentina living in Mexico. She participated in the event What’s Your Favorite Ending? in Mexico, and contributed to Mophradat’s online library.

Andeel is a cartoonist, journalist, and scenarist from Egypt. He participated in the event A Step Too Far in Belgium, contributed to the book These are the tools of the present, and contributed to Mophradat’s online library.

Andrea Thal is a curator and director of the Contemporary Image Collective, from Switzerland living in Egypt. She was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2017.

Angela AlDebs is a performing artist from Syria living in Finland. She participated in Art Time Residencies Performance 2020 in Belgium.

Anna Colin is a curator from France living in the United Kingdom. She was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2015.

Anthony Sahyoun, Bernard Hage, Elie Noujeim, Nadyn Chalhoub, Chris Jabr, Samir Syriani are a group working together from Lebanon. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Antonia Alampi is a curator from Italy living in Germany. She was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2018.

Aram Moshayedi is curator at the Los Angeles Hammer Museum from the United States. He was one of the curators of the program of the Consortium Commissions 2018/2020.

Areej Huneiti is a visual artist and researcher from Palestine living in Jordan. She was, with Noor Abed, a recipient of Grants for Artists 2019.

Art Fellows 2018 These are the fellows of 2018.

Art Fellows 2019 These are the fellows of 2019.

Art Fellows was a training program for young curators, arts managers, producers, and administrators at international art institutions. Editions in 2019, 2018.

Art Time Residencies: Curating is a program that invites curators and arts managers, to attend international residency programs.

Art Time Residencies: Music is a program that invites musicians to attend international residency programs.

Art Time Residencies: Performance is a program that invites choreographers, dancers, and theatre makers, to attend international residency programs.

Art Time Residencies: Visual Arts is a program that invites visual artists to attend international residency programs.

Art Time Residencies: Writing is a program that invited writers to a residency organized by Mophradat in Brussels.

Art Time Residencies is a program of residencies in partnership with international organizations for practitioners in the fields of curating, music, performance, visual arts, and writing.

Ash Moniz is a visual artist from Canada living in Egypt. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2016.

Asmaa Azaizeh is a writer and poet from Palestine. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2017.

Assem Hendawi is a visual artist from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020, and of the Grants for Artists 2018, and was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2017.

At Home With the Kids is a summer retreat for artists and their children. Edition in 2021.

Aya Bseiso, Hussam Da’na, Khalid Odeh, Noura Salem are a group working together from Jordan. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Aya El Lyboudy is a filmmaker from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2017.

Aymen Gharbi, Aziza Gorgi, Emily Sarsam, Siavash Eshghi are a group working together from Tunisia. They were participants in Self Organizations 2021.

Azza Shaaban is a writer from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2016, and a member of the Art Time Residencies Writing 2018 selection committee.

Badr El Hammami is a visual artist from Morocco and France. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020.

Basel Abdulal, Farah Karaki, Ihab Abdelmoati are a group working together from Lebanon. They were participants in Self Organizations 2021.

Basma Alsharif is a visual artist and filmmaker from Palestine and the United States living in Germany. She was an artist of the Consortium Commissions 2018/2020 and contributed to the book Why Call It Labor?

Basma Nagy is a writer from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Writing Sabbaticals 2020.

Bassam El Baroni is a curator from Egypt living in Finland. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2018.

Batool Desouky is a visual artist from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2021.

Beya Othmani is a curator from Algeria and Tunisia. She participated in Orbitals 2019 and the accompanying event A Fragmentary Reader in Delhi.

Bint Mbareh is a visual artist from Palestine living in the United Kingdom. She participated in Art Time Residencies Performance 2020 in Belgium.

Both Sides of the Curtain (Live in Beirut), 2018 is a vinyl LP of improvised freeform music by The Dwarfs of East Agouza, recorded live as part of Meeting Points 8.

Bouchra Ouizguen is a choreographer from Morocco. She was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2016.

Bouchra Salih, Sanaa Zaghoud, Mohammed Kharbouc are a group working together from Morocco. They were participants in Self Organizations 2021.

Brian Kuan Wood is a writer from the United States. He contributed to the book Final Vocabulary: On Searching for New Languages.

Bryony Dunne is a visual artist from Ireland living in Egypt. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2016.

Btihal Remli is a photographer from Morocco. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2016.

Caroline Hatem is a dancer, choreographer and theatre director from Lebanon. She participated in the advisory committee for Fund the Arts in Beirut: Student Subsidies 2020.

Chaghig Arzoumanian is a filmmaker and film editor from Lebanon. She participated in the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2020.

Chimurenga is a collective from South Africa. They were a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2018.

Chris Evans is a visual artist from the United Kingdom living in Belgium. He was part of the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2019 and participated in the event What’s Your Favorite Tool? in Brussels.

Christian Sleiman is a visual artist from Lebanon. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020.

Christina Skaf is a multidisciplinary designer and artist from Lebanon. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2021.

Christophe Wavelet is a dance researcher and curator from France living in Belgium. He contributed to the book These are the tools of the present. 

Christopher-Fares Koehler is a dramaturg and translator from Germany and Jordan. He was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2018.

Chrystèle Khodr is a theatremaker from Lebanon. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020 and Grants for Artists 2016.

Consortium Commissions 2018-2020 is the 2018-2020 edition of Consortium Commissions.

Consortium Commissions is a program of commissioning ambitious art projects by emerging artists in collaboration with an international partner network. Editions in 2020/2022 and 2018/2020.

Corinne Diserens is a curator from France. She was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2015.

Dahna Abourahme, Dima Mabsout, Ghaida Dirani, Manal Ghanem, Marwa Abu Khalil are a group working together from Lebanon. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Dala Nasser is a visual artist from Lebanon. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2021.

Diederik Peeters is a visual and performing artist from Belgium. He participated in the event What’s Your Favourite Sound? in Belgium.

Dima Hamadeh is a researcher, writer, and translator from Lebanon. She was part of the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2019.

Dina El Deeb is an arts manager from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2017.

Dina Kafafy is a visual artist from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2016.

Doa Aly is a visual artist from Egypt. She was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2018, and contributed to the book These are the tools of the present.

Doreen Toutikian is a cultural entrepreneur and design researcher from Lebanon living in Greece. She was part of the advisory committee for Fund the Arts in Beirut: Open call 2020, and participated in Art Fellows 2019. She was part of the Mophradat team.

Eckhard Thiemann is an arts manager and programmer from the United Kingdom. He was part of the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2016.

Eleanor Ivory Weber is a writer from Australia living in Belgium. She participated in the event What’s Your Favorite Conspiracy Theory? in Brussels.

Elfi Turpin is a curator from France. She was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2020.

Eliane Raheb is a filmmaker from Lebanon. She was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2020.

Elias Nafaa, Joyce Joumaa, Mona al-Jadir are a group working together from Lebanon. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Engy Aly is a graphic designer from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2017.

Engy Mohsen, Mohamed Bakri, Nada Elkalaawy, Rania Atef, Soukaina Joual are a group working together from Egypt and Morocco. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Esraa Elfeky is an artist from Egypt. She participated in Artists Fellowships 2021.

Eyas Al Mokdad is a filmmaker, choreographer, and dancer from Syria living in Belgium. He participated in Arts Fellows 2018.

Fahmy Shahin is a visual artist from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2017.

Fajr Soliman is a musician from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020.

Fana’ Collective are a group working together from Palestine. They were a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019.

Farah Barqawi is a writer, performer, and activist from Palestine. She participated in the retreat Arabics 2021, and Accomplices 2019, and contributed to Mophradat’s online library.

Farid Nagy is an illustrator from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Participation Grants in 2017.

Fatih Gençkal is a performing artist and curator from Turkey. He participated in the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2020, and was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2016.

Fatin Abbas is a writer from Sudan. She was a recipient of the Writing Sabbaticals 2021.

Federica Bueti is a writer from Italy living in Germany. She contributed to the book Final Vocabulary: On Searching for New Languages.

Fehras Publishing Practices (Kenan Darwich, Omar Nicolas, and Sami Rustom) are a graphic design collective from Syria living in Germany. They were recipients of the Grants for Artists 2015.

Fekryaa Shahra is a writer from Yemen living in Egypt. She was a recipient of the Writing Sabbaticals 2021.

Final Vocabulary: On Searching for New Languages is a publication comprising five essays that take an intimate look at language’s role in moments of dramatic change, and ask how to find meaning for artistic practices in these transformative conditions, published in 2015.

Francis McKee is a writer and curator from Ireland. He participated in the events What’s Your Favorite Tool? in Brussels and What’s Your Favorite Conspiracy Theory? in Cairo, contributed to the book Final Vocabulary: On Searching for New Languages, and wrote How to Know What’s Really Happening, and participated in Accomplices 2016 and Accomplices 2015.

Fund the Arts in Beirut is a fundraising campaign to support art projects in Beirut following the explosion on August 4, 2020. Funds were used towards workshops, student subsidies, and Open Call for projects.

Geo Wyeth is a visual artist and musician from the United States living in the Netherlands. They participated in the event What’s Your Favourite Conspiracy Theory? in Belgium.

gerlach en koop are a collective from the Netherlands. They participated in the event What’s Your Favourite Sound? in Belgium.

Ghalia Elsrakbi, Lama Abdelwahab, Rana Magdy are a group working together from Egypt. They were participants in Self Organizations 2021.

Ghassan Halawani is an illustrator and animator artist From Lebanon. He participated in the advisory committee for Fund the Arts in Beirut: Student Subsidies 2020.

Ghiwa Haiby is an artist from Lebanon. She participated in Artists Fellowships 2021.

Ghiwa Sayegh is a writer and editor from Lebanon. She participated in the advisory committee for Self-Organizations 2020 in Beirut.

Golan Haji is a writer and poet from Syria living in France. He was a member of the advisory committee for Writing Sabbaticals 2019.

Golrokh Nafisi is a visual artist from Iran. She is a Peer in the pilot edition of Grants for Artists’ Practice 2021.

Goran Galic and Gian-Reto Gredig are artists from Switzerland. They were recipients of Grants for Artists 2016.

Grants for Artists is a program that supported artists (individuals, collaborations, or collectives) to develop their practice.

Grants for Temporary Spaces or Projects (2015 to 2016) is a program that supports short term or site-specific projects and initiatives.

Habiba Effat is a writer, editor, and DJ from Egypt. She participated in Accomplices 2019, was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2018, and was a member of the Mophradat team.

Haig Aivazian is a visual artist from Lebanon. He contributed to the book These are the tools of the present and is an artist of the Consortium Commissions 2020/2022.

Hala Salah is a writer from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Writing Sabbaticals 2021.

Hammadi Lassoued, Malek Lakhal, Myriam Amri, Rim Ben Rjeb are a group working together from Tunisia. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Hanaa Metwely is a writer from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Writing Sabbaticals 2020.  

Hanaa Safwat is a visual artist from Egypt living in the United States. She was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2018.

Hassan Akram Raouf is a writer from Iraq. He was a recipient of the Writing Sabbaticals 2021.

Hassan Khan is a visual artist, musician, and writer from Egypt. He was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2015.

Haytham el Wardany is a writer from Egypt living in Germany. He participated in Accomplices 2015, and contributed to the book Final Vocabulary: On Searching for New Languages.

Haytham Nawwar is a designer from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2018.

Hebatallah Hendawi, Insaf Wanas, Maram Sha’ban are a collective from Egypt, Palestine, and Tunisia. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Hend Samy ElBalouty is a dancer from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2017 and Grants for Artists 2015.

Hiba Farhat is a visual artist and filmmaker from Lebanon. She participated in Art Time Residencies Visual Arts 2018 in Belgium.

Hicham Bouzid is a curator from Morocco. He participated in Orbitals 2018 and the accompanying event What’s Your Favorite Ending? in Mexico City.

Hoda Kamel is a writer from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2018.

Hoor Malas is a dancer from Syria. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019.  

How to Know What’s Really Happening? is a book by Francis McKee published by Mophradat, Kayfa ta, and Sternberg Press in 2016.

How to Mend: On Motherhood and its Ghosts is a book by Iman Mersal, published by Mophradat, Kayfa ta, and Sternberg Press in 2017.

Huda Asfour is a musician from Palestine living in Egypt and the United States. She collaborated on the production of the music album Affratta, and was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019.

Huda Emran is a writer from Egypt. She was a recipient of Writing Sabbaticals 2021.

Husam Abusalem is an architect from Palestine living in Sweden. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2018.

Hussam Hilali is a writer from Sudan. He was part of the advisory committee of the Writing Sabbaticals 2020.

Ibraheem Fadl, Oudi Mahmoud, Rehab Qataber, Saleh Al Bakry are a group working together from Yemen. They were participants in Self Organizations 2021.

Ibrahim Nehme is a writer and editor from Lebanon. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2021.

Ichraf Nasri is a multidisciplinary artist from Tunisia living in Belgium. She participated in Art Fellows 2018.

Iman Issa is a visual artist from Egypt living in Germany. She contributed to the book These are the tools of the present. 

Iman Mersal is a writer from Egypt living in Canada. She was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2018, and wrote the book How to Mend: On Motherhood and its Ghosts.

Inas Halabi is a visual artist from Palestine. She was an artist of the Consortium Commissions 2020/2022, and a recipient of Grants for Artists 2016.

Independent Arts and Culture Spaces in the Arab World, 2013 is a book that provides a detailed overview of the independent arts organizations and platforms across the Arab world of the time.

Islam Elnebishy is a dancer from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2019.

Islam Shabana is an interdisciplinary artist from Egypt. He was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2021.

Jamal Awar, Jihad Saade, Ramzi Khoury, Reem Al Mohtar are a group working together from Lebanon. They were participants in Self Organizations 2021.

Jana Al Obeidyine is an editor, writer and dancer from Lebanon. She was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2020.

Jana Saleh is a DJ from Lebanon. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2015.

Jasmina Metwaly is a visual artist and filmmaker from Egypt and Poland living in Germany. She was a peer of the pilot edition of Grants for Arts Practice 2021, an artist of the Consortium Commissions 2018/2020, she participated in Accomplices 2019 and the event What’s Your Favorite Tool? in Brussels. She contributed to These are the tools of the present, was part of the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2018, and was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2015.

Jenifer Evans is an artist and editor from the United Kingdom living in France. She contributed, as Nile Sunset Annex, to the book These are the tools of the present, and to Mophradat’s online library, and participated in the festival Meeting Points 8.

Jessica Sawan, Maissa Kassir, Mona Ayoub, Salam Ganat are a group working together from Lebanon. They were participants in Self Organizations 2021.

Jessika Khazrik is an interdisciplinary artist from Lebanon. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2016.

Jihan El-Tahri is a filmmaker from Egypt and France living in Germany. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019.

Joana Hadjithomas is a visual artist and filmmaker from Lebanon living in France. She was part of the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2015.

Joe Namy is a visual artist and musician from Lebanon and the United States living in the United Kingdom. He is an artist of Consortium Commissions 2020/2022, contributed to the book These are the tools of the present, and participated in Accomplices 2019, and the festival Meeting Points 8.

Josette Khalil is a designer, and media and user engagement specialist from Lebanon. She participated in Accomplices 2019 and the advisory committee for Self-Organizations 2020 in Beirut.

Julie Peeters is a graphic designer from Belgium. She designed Mophradat’s first graphic identity, and the books Kayfa ta and These are the tools of the present.

Jumana Manna is a visual artist from Palestine. She was part of the advisory committee for Fund the Arts in Beirut: Open Call 2020.

Kamal Aljafari is a filmmaker from Palestine living in Germany. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2015.

Kamila Metwaly is a music journalist, electronic musician, and curator from Egypt and Poland living in Germany. She participated in Orbitals 2018, and the accompanying event What’s Your Favorite Ending? in Mexico City, and the event What’s Your Favorite Sound? in Brussels.

Kaoutar Chaqchaq, Manal Tass, Manon de Matauco are a group working together from Morocco. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Karim Kattan is a writer from Palestine. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020, a member of the selection committee of Grants for Artists 2019, participated in Accomplices 2019, and contributed to Mophradat’s online library and Read the Room #2. He is a member of the Mophradat team.

Karim Nawar is an illustrator from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2017.

Karim-Yassin Goessinger is a researcher from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2019. And was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2017.

Karima Boudou is an art historian and curator from France and Morocco living in Belgium. She was part of the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2018.

Karine Wehbé is a visual artist and graphic designer from Lebanon. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2016.

Katherine Durgin, Layane El Hajjar, Lisa Luxx, Nadia Ali are a group working together from Lebanon. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Kayfa ta is a publishing initiative by Maha Maamoun and Ala Younis, which produces books that explore skills, tools, thoughts, and sensibilities.

Khaled Kaddal is a sound artist from Egypt. He was, with Nisrine Mansour, a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2018.

Khouloud Yassine is a choreographer and dancer from Lebanon. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2016.  

Kinda Hassan is a multimedia artist from Lebanon. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020.

Laila Sharif is a multimedia artist from Libya living in Turkey. She participated in Art Fellows 2019.

Laith Alareanat is a filmmaker from Jordan. He was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2018.

Lara Khaldi is a curator from Palestine. She contributed to the book Why Call It Labor?, acted as an advisor for the selection of the Orbitals 2018 participants, participated in Accomplices 2015, and was part of the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2015.

Lauren Wetmore is a curator from Canada living in Belgium. She contributed to the book These are the tools of the present, and was a member of Mophradat's team.

Laurie Charles is a visual artist from Belgium. She participated in the event What’s Your Favorite Conspiracy Theory? in Brussels.

Lawrence Abu Hamdan is a visual artist from Lebanon living in the United Arab Emirates. He contributed to the book These are the tools of the present, and participated in the festival Meeting Points 8.

Layale Chaker is a musician and composer from Lebanon. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020.

Lina Atallah, Maha Maamoun, Mahmoud Tawfik are a group working together from Egypt. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Lina Attalah is a writer and editor of Madamasr from Egypt. She was a participant in Self Organizations 2020, and in Accomplices 2016.

Locale is a collective of writers and designers from Sudan. They were a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020 and Grants for Artists 2018.

Lydia Ourahmane is a visual artist from Algeria. She was an artist of the Consortium Commissions 2020/2022, participated in Accomplices 2019, and was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2017.

Ma’an Abu Taleb is a writer from Palestine living in the United Kingdom. He was an artist of the Consortium Commissions 2020/2022, participated in Accomplices 2019 and Accomplices 2018, and in Art Time Residencies Writing 2018 in Belgium.

Maha Maamoun is a visual artist from Egypt. She co-edited the publications Kayfa ta.

Mahmoud Elhosseiny is a graphic designer from Egypt. He was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2019.

Mahmoud Khaled is a visual artist from Egypt. He contributed to the book These are the tools of the present.

Mai Al Shazly, Nadia Mounier, Rania Atef are a group working together from Egypt. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Mai Al Shazly is a visual artist from Egypt. She was a recipient of Participation Grants 2017.

Mai Elwakil is a researcher from Egypt. She was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2016.

Maissa Maatouk is a visual artist from Lebanon. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020.

Majd Shidiac, Riwa Saab, Sara Sibai are a group working together from Lebanon. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Makhzin is an online literary journal. It was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2018.

Malak Helmy is a visual artist from Egypt. She contributed to the books These are the tools of the present and to Final Vocabulary: On Searching for New Languages, and was co-curator of the festival Meeting Points 8.

Manon de Boer is a visual artist from the Netherlands living in Belgium. She participated in the event What’s Your Favorite Sound? in Brussels.

Manuela Moscoso is a curator from Ecuador living in Germany. She was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2019, and acted as an advisor and co-organizer of Orbitals 2018 in Mexico.

Mariam Mekiwi is a filmmaker from Egypt living in Germany. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019.

Marianne Fahmy is a visual artist from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2017.

Marie-Nour Héchaimé is a cultural worker from Lebanon. She was a member of Mophradat’s team, and organized Orbitals 2019 in India.

Marnie Slater is a visual artist from New Zealand living in Belgium. She participated in Accomplices 2018, co-edited the book These are the tools of the present, and participated in the festival Meeting Points 8.

Marouan Omara, Noureldien Ahmed, Rodrigo Brum are a group working together from Egypt. They were participants in Self Organizations 2021.  

marra.tein is a collective from Lebanon. They were recipients of the Grants for Artists 2018.

Marta Keil is a performing arts curator and researcher from Poland. She participated in the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2020.

Marwa Helal is a writer from Egypt. She was a recipient of Writing Sabbaticals 2021, and participated in the retreat Arabics 2021.

Marwan Kaabour is a graphic designer and visual artist from Lebanon. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2021.

Mary Jirmanus Saba is a filmmaker and geographer from Lebanon living in the United States. She contributed to Why Call It Labor?, participated in the advisory committee for Self Organizations 2020 and, in the event A Step Too Far in Belgium and Accomplices 2018.

Massala Dance Company is a collective from Morocco. They were a recipient of Grants for Artists 2018.

Maurice Louca is a musician and composer from Egypt. He collaborated on the production of the music album Affratta, was an artist of Consortium Commissions 2018/2020, a member of the advisory committee for Self Organizations 2020, contributed to the book These are the tools of the present, and was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2017.

Maxime Hourani is a visual artist and architect from Lebanon. He participated in the advisory committee for Self-Organizations Beirut 2020.

Maya Khaldi, Sarouna Mushasha, Shurouq Qawariq, Yasmin Huleileh are a group working together from Palestine. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Mayssa Kanaan is a visual artist and designer from Lebanon. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020.

Meeting Points is an international touring festival initiated by the Young Arab Theatre Fund which had seven editions between 2005 and 2014, and had a final edition under Mophradat in 2016.

Mena El Shazly a visual artist from Egypt. She participated in Accomplices 2019, and was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2018.

Menna Ekram is a writer and director from Egypt. She was moderator of the online event Why Call It Labor?, and participated in Art Time Residencies Writing 2019 in Belgium.

Meriam Bousselmi is a playwright and researcher from Tunisia and Germany. She was part of the advisory committee for the Writing Sabbaticals 2020.

Meriem Bennani is a visual artist from Morocco living in the United States. She hosted Lentil Space #2.

Miguel Calderón is a visual artist from Mexico. He participated in the event What’s Your Favorite Ending? in Mexico City.

Mina Nagy is a writer from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Writing Sabbaticals 2020.

Mira Sidawi is a writer from Palestine living in Lebanon. She was a recipient of the Writing Sabbaticals 2019.

Mirene Arsanios is a writer from Lebanon living in the United States. She contributed to the books Why Call It Labor? and These are the tools of the present, and to Mophradat’s online library. She participated in Accomplices 2016.

Mithkal Alzghair is a choreographer and dancer from Syria living in France. He was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2016.

Mohamad Abdouni is a photographer from Lebanon. He was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2020.

Mohamed Abdelkarim is a visual artist from Egypt living in the Netherlands. He was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2020.

Mohamed Elshahed is an architect from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2015.

Mohammad Shawky Hassan is a filmmaker from Egypt. He was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2020.

Mohanad Yaqubi is a filmmaker and co-founder of Subversive Film, from Palestine living in Belgium. He was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2018, and recipient of Grants for Artists 2015.

Momtaza Mehri a visual artist from the United Kingdom living in Tunisia. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020.

Mouaad el Salem a filmmaker from Tunisia living in Belgium. They are a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2018.

Mounira Al Solh is a visual artist from Lebanon living in the Netherlands. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020 and the Grants for Artists 2015, participated in the event What’s Your Favorite Sound? in Brussels, and contributed to the book These are the tools of the present.

Muqata’a is a producer and MC from Palestine. He participated in Art Time Residencies Music 2019 in France.

Mustafa Abu Sneineh is a poet and journalist from Palestine. He was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2018.

Nada Bakr is a curator, researcher, and cultural manager from Egypt. She participated in Orbitals 2019 and its accompanying event A Fragmentary Reader in Delhi.

Nada Hassan is a visual artist from Egypt. She was a recipient of Participation Grants 2018.

Nada Moharam is a filmmaker from Egypt. She was a recipient of Participation Grants 2017.

Nadah El Shazly is a musician and composer from Egypt. She participated in Art Time Residencies Music 2021 in Uganda, and was, with Philip Rizk, a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019, and hosted Lentil Space #1.

Nadia Cherif is a development expert from Tunisia. She researched and wrote Read the Room #2, and was a member of Mophradat’s team.

Nadia Mounier is a visual artist from Egypt. She was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2018.

Nadim Bahsoun is a dancer from Lebanon living in France. He is a peer in the pilot edition of Grants for Artists’ Practice 2021, and participated in Accomplices 2019.

Nadine Bekdache is a designer and urbanist from Lebanon. She participated in the advisory committee for Self Organizations 2021.

Nadine Khan is a filmmaker from Egypt. She participated in the event What’s Your Favorite Tool? in Cairo.

Nael Eltoukhy is a writer from Egypt. He participated in the event What’s Your Favorite Tool? in Cairo.

Najwa Bin Shatwan is a writer/novelist from Libya. She was part of the advisory committee of Writing Sabbaticals 2021.

Nancy Naous is a dancer and choreographer from Lebanon. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2017.

Nardeen Nabil is a visual artist from Egypt. She was a recipient of Participation Grants 2017.

nasa4nasa is a dance collective from Egypt. They were artists of the Consortium Commissions 2018/2020.

Natasha Soobramanien is a writer from the United Kingdom living in Belgium. She was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2018, and contributed a text with Luke Williams to Mophradat’s online library.

Nawal Ali is an editor and journalist from Jordan. She was part of the advisory committee of Writing Sabbaticals 2021.

Nermin Habib Farag is a dancer and choreographer from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019.

Nicole Kayal is an arts manager from Lebanon living in Belgium. She compiled the publication Independent Arts and Culture Spaces in the Arab World.

Nidal Aldibs is a filmmaker from Syria living in Egypt. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2018.

Nikki Columbus is a curator from the United States. She contributed to the book Why Call It Labor?.

Nile Sunset Annex is a collective from Egypt. They contributed to the book These are the tools of the present, and to Mophradat’s online library, and participated in the festival Meeting Points 8.

Nisrine Mansour is a documentary maker and media researcher from Lebanon. She was, with Khaled Kaddal, a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2018.

Noha Elostaz is a filmmaker from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2017.

Noha Ramadan is a choreographer, dancer, and performer from Australia and Egypt. She participated in the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2021.

Noor Abed is a visual artist from Palestine. She was, with Areej Huniti, a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019 and of the Grants for Artists 2018, and participated in Accomplices 2018.

Noor Abu Arafeh is a visual artist from Palestine living in the Netherlands. She was a Peer of the pilot edition of Grants for Arts Practice 2021, a member of the advisory committee for Self-Organizations 2021 and, a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2017.

Noor Al-Samarrai is a poet and performer from Iraq living in the United States. She participated in Accomplices 2019, in the event A Step Too Far, and in Art Time Residencies Writing 2018, and contributed to Mophradat’s online library.

Nouha Ben Yebdri is a curator from Morocco and Algeria. She participated in Art Fellows 2018.

Nour El Safoury is a researcher and writer from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019, and participated in Accomplices 2019.

Noura Al Khasawneh is a curator from Jordan. She was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2017.

Noura Seif is a performer and choreographer from Egypt. She participated in the selection committee of the Grants for Artists 2021. As the collective nasa4nasa, she was one of the artists of the Consortium Commissions 2018/2020, and was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2015.

November Paynter is chief curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Toronto, and is from the United Kingdom living in Canada. She was one of the curators of the program of the Consortium Commissions 2018/2020, was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2016, and co-edited the book These are the tools of the present.

Nuha Innab is an architect and researcher from Jordan. As OPPA for Architecture and Research a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020, she participated in Orbitals 2019 and the accompanying event A Fragmentary Reader in Delhi.

Nur Turkmani is a writer and editor from Lebanon. She was part of the advisory committee for Fund the Arts in Beirut: Open call 2020.

Omar Adel is a visual artist from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2017.

Omnia Naguib is a visual artist from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2018.

Omnia Sabry is a visual artist from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020, and was selected for Art Time Residencies Visual Arts 2020 in Brazil.   

Online Talk: Why Call It Labor? at Kaaitheater, Brussels is an online conversation with some of the book contributors.

OPPA – Research and Architecture is a collective from Jordan. It is a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2020.

Oraib Toukan is a visual artist from Jordan living in Germany. She was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2016.

Orbitals 2018: Mexico City is the inaugural edition of Orbitals, held in Mexico City from June 7 to 17, 2018.

Orbitals 2019: New Delhi and Chandigarh is the second edition of Orbitals in New Delhi and Chandigarh, held from October 13 to 21, 2019.

Orbitals is a program that takes a group of curators to travel together for research to an international art scene. Editions in India 2019; Mexico 2018.

Pam Labib is an ecologist and writer from Egypt. She participated in the event What’s Your Favourite Tool? in Egypt.

Participation Grants is a program to support travel opportunities for participation in international events from 2017 to 2019.

Petra Serhal is a dancer and performer from Lebanon. She hosted an Artists’ Fellowship 2021, and she was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2018.

Philip Rizk is a visual artist and filmmaker from Egypt and Germany. He was, with Nadah El Shazly, a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019 and the Grants for Artists 2015.

Prelude at Beirut Art Center was an evening of music to celebrate many new beginnings — of autumn, of songs, of ideas, and of collaborations held on September 8, 2016.

Prodromos Tsinikoris is a theater director and dramaturg from Greece. He was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2020.

Raafat Majzoub is a visual artist from Lebanon. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2015.

Radouan Mriziga is a dancer and choreographer from Morocco living in Belgium. He hosted an Artists’ Fellowship 2021, participated in Accomplices 2019 and Accomplices 2018, and was part of the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2016.

Raimundas Malašauskas is a curator and writer from Lithuania. He was co-curator of the festival Meeting Points 8, and participated in Accomplices 2016.

Rami Abadir is a music producer and critic from Egypt living in Germany. He was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2020.

Rami Chahine is a visual artist from Lebanon. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019.

Rana ElNemr is a visual artist from Egypt. She hosted an Artists’ Fellowship 2021, she participated in Accomplices 2019, and the event What’s Your Favorite Conspiracy Theory? in Cairo.

Rania Barhoumi is a dancer from Tunisia. She participated in Artists Fellowships 2021.

Rania Stephan is a filmmaker from Lebanon. She was part of the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2018, and contributed to the book These are the tools of the present.

Raphael Amahl Khouri is an author and playwright from Jordan living in Egypt and Germany. He was a recipient of the Writing Sabbaticals 2021.

Reda El Toufaili is an artist from Lebanon and France. He participated in Artists Fellowships 2021.

Reeham Mourad is an architect from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2018.

Reem Shadid is a curator from Palestine. She hosted Lentil Space #3.

Reem Shilleh is a film researcher, curator, and co-founder of Subversive Film from Palestine living in Belgium. She co-curates the series Lentil Space, and hosted Lentil Space #5 was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2019, and was a recipient of Grants for Artists in 2015. She is a member of the Mophradat team.

Rehab Hazgui is a transdisciplinary designer, composer, and improviser of electronic music from Tunisia. She collaborated on the music album for children Affratta, composed the jingle for Lentil Space, and was selected for Art Time Residencies Music 2020 in Sweden.

Rheim Alkadhi is a visual artist from Iraq living Germany. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2017.

Rim Mojahed Al Salhi is a writer from Yemen. She was a recipient of the Writing Sabbaticals 2020.

Rosaline Elbay is an actor, screenwriter, playwright, and theater critic from Egypt. She contributed to the online event Why Call It Labor?, and was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2017.

Roy Samaha is a visual artist from Lebanon. He contributed to These are the tools of the present, and participated in the festival Meeting Points 8.

Ruba Totah is a theatre researcher from Palestine. She contributed to Read the Room #2, and participated in Art Fellows 2018.

Salah Badis is a writer and poet from Algeria. He was part of the advisory committee of Writing Sabbaticals 2021.

Salma Abdel Salam is a dancer and choreographer from Egypt. As the collective nasa4nasa, she was one of the artists of the Consortium Commission 2018/2020, and she participated in Accomplices 2016.

Salma El Tarzi is a visual artist and writer from Egypt. She hosted an Artists’ Fellowship 2021, was a collaborator on the retreat Disenabling Spaces, and was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2019.

Samah Hijawi is a visual artist from Jordan living in Belgium. She was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2018.

Samar Yazbek is a writer from Syria. She was part of the advisory committee for the Writing Sabbaticals 2020.

Samar Ziadat is an art historian and activist from Jordan and the United Kingdom. She participated in Arts Fellows 2018.

Sara Abdel Aziz, Radia Ahmed, Hashem Magdy are a group working together from Egypt. They were participants in Self Organizations 2020.

Sara El Adl is a writer and curator from Egypt. She was, with Yazan El Zubi, a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2021.

Sara Farag ElKamel is a journalist and writer from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2018.

Sara Hamdy is a visual artist from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2016.

Sara Sallam is a photographer from Egypt and the Netherlands. She was a recipient of Grants for Artists 2017.

Sarah Abu Abdallah is a visual artist from Saudi Arabia. She participated in Accomplices 2019, and was part of the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2019.

Sarah Bahgat is a cultural manager and curator from Egypt. She participated in the selection committee of the Grants for Artists 2021.

Sarah Ibrahim is a visual artist and video maker from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019.

Sarah Maher is a writer and curator from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019.

Sarouna Mushasha is a musician and sound engineer from Palestine. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2021, and part of a group that participated in Self Organizations 2021.

Seif Nechi is a graphic novelist from Tunisia. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019.

Self Organizations is a program that supports inventive ways of working and collaborating for groups and collectives. Editions in 2021, 2020.

Shadi Habib Allah is a visual artist from Palestine. He was an artist of the Consortium Commissions 2018/2020.

Shady Emad is a dancer from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019.

Shakeeb Abu Hamdan is a musician from Lebanon. He participated in Art Time Residencies Music 2020 in Sweden.

Sharif Sehnaoui is a musician from Lebanon. He contributed to the book These are the tools of the present

Shayma Aziz is a visual artist from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2018.

Sido Lansari is a visual artist from Morocco. He was a peer in the pilot edition of Grants for Artists’ Practice 2021, and participated in the selection committee of Grants for Artists 2021.

Simone Frangi is a researcher and curator from Italy. He was part of the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2019.

Sophia AlMaria is a visual artist from Qatar and the United States, living in the United Kingdom. She participated in Accomplices 2019, and in the festival Meeting Points 8.

Sophie Nys is a visual artist from Belgium. She participated in the event What’s Your Favorite Tool? in Brussels, and is a member of Mophradat’s board.

Soukaina Aboulaoula is a graphic designer from Morocco. She participated in Orbitals 2019 and the accompanying event A Fragmentary Reader in Delhi.

Sven Augustijnen is a visual artist from Belgium. He participated in the event What’s Your Favorite Conspiracy Theory? in Belgium, and he was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2015.

Taha Belal is a visual artist from Egypt. He participated in Art Time Residencies Visual Arts 2018 in Scotland, and Accomplices 2016, and as part of Nile Sunset Annex participated in the festival Meeting Points 8 and contributed to Mophradat’s online library.

Tareq Rantisi is a musician from Palestine living in the United States. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2018.

Tareque Elsharquawy is a filmmaker and photographer from Egypt. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019.

Tashweesh is a band from Palestine. They were recipients of the Grants for Artists 2015.

The Dwarfs of East Agouza is a band from Egypt. They performed and recorded the LP Both Sides of the Curtain (Live in Beirut) commissioned and produced by Mophradat and Unrock.

These are the Tools of the Present (Beirut – Cairo) is a publication compromising interviews with contemporary artists, musicians, and writers who are in dialogue with Beirut and Cairo, published in 2017.

Tirdad Zolghadr is a writer, curator, and lecturer from Switzerland and Iran living in Germany. He was one of the curators of the program of the Consortium Commissions 2018/2020, he was part of the selection committee for Grants for Artists 2016, and participated in Accomplices 2015.

Trajal Harell is a dancer and choreographer from the United States living in Greece. He was part of the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2019.

Ulufer Çelik is a visual artist from Turkey. She was, with Alaa Abu Asad, a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019.

Urok Shirhan is a visual artist and researcher from Iraq living in the Netherlands. She hosted Lentil Space #4 and participated in the selection committee of the Grants for Artists 2021.

Valerie Arif is a graphic designer from Egypt. She did the Arabic typesetting of Mophradat’s previous web site and many of its publications.

Wael Ali is a writer and theatre-maker from Syria living in France. He was, with Chrystèle Khodr, a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2016.

Walid Sadek is a writer and a visual artist from Lebanon. He was part of the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2018.

Wessal Yousef is a writer from Palestine. She was a recipient of the Writing Sabbaticals 2020.

What’s Your Favorite Conspiracy Theory? at CiC in Cairo was an evening during which Alia Ayman, Rana ElNemr, Yara Mekawei, and Francis McKee presented their favorite conspiracy theories.

What’s Your Favorite Sound? in Brussels was an evening in which artists responded to the question: “What’s Your Favorite Sound?” with Manon de Boer, gerlach en koop, Kamila Metwaly, Diederik Peeters, Reem Shilleh, and a backdrop by Mounira Al Solh

What’s Your Favorite Conspiracy Theory? at Buenos Tiempos, Int. in Brussels was an evening of conspiracies with Francis McKee, Sven Augustijnen, Eleanor Ivory Weber, and Geo Wyeth, hosted within a scenography designed in collaboration with Laurie Charles.

What’s Your Favorite Tool? at Bureau des Réalités in Brussels was an evening during which Chris Evans, Jasmina Metwaly, and Sophie Nys presented their favorite tool against a backdrop designed by Nile Sunset Annex, and accompanied by Marnie Slater reading a text written by Mirene Arsanios.

What’s Your Favorite Tool? at CiC in Cairo was an evening during which Nael Eltoukhy, Nadine Khan, Pam Labib, and Francis McKee, presented their favorite tools against a backdrop by Nile Sunset Annex.

What’s Your Favorite…? is a series of events curated by Mophradat. Editions in Mexico City 2018, Cairo 2017, Brussels 2017, 2018.

Why Call It Labor? On Motherhood and Art Work is a publication comprising texts by contemporary artists and curators discussing their experience of becoming mothers as professionals in the arts, published by Mophradat in 2020.

Wiam El-Tamami is a writer from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2016.

Writing Sabbaticals 2019 These are the recipients of Writing Sabbaticals 2019.

Writing Sabbaticals 2020 These are the recipients of Writing Sabbaticals 2020.

Writing Sabbaticals 2021 These are the recipients of Writing Sabbaticals 2021.

Writing Sabbaticals is a program to enable writers to dedicate three months to the completion of new writing projects. Editions in 2021, 2020, 2019.

Xenia Kalpaktsoglou is a curator and researcher from Greece. She was part of the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2019, and participated in Accomplices 2019.

Yalda Younes is a dancer and choreographer from Lebanon. She was part of the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2019.

Yara Mekawei is an electro-acoustic composer and sound artist from Egypt. She participated in the event What’s Your Favorite Conspiracy Theory? in Cairo and was a recipient of a Participation Grant 2017.

Yasmine Elbaramawy is a musician, sound designer, and composer from Egypt. She participated in the selection committee for the Grants for Artists 2020, and was a recipient of the Participation Grants 2019.

Yasmine Elmeleegy is a visual artist from Egypt. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2016.

Yasmine Nashabe Taan is a researcher in design and visual culture from Lebanon. She participated in the advisory committee for Fund the Arts in Beirut: Student Subsidies 2020.

Yasmine Seale is a writer and translator from Syria and the United Kingdom living in France. She was part of the advisory committee of Writing Sabbaticals 2021.

Yazan El Zubi is a photographer from Egypt and Morocco. He was, with Sarah El Adl, a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2021.

Yazan Khalili is a visual artist from Palestine living in the Netherlands. He was an artist of Consortium Commissions 2018/2020, Accomplices 2019 and Accomplices 2016, and was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2015.

Youmna Saba is a musician from Lebanon. She was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2019.

Youness El Mouaffaq is a choreographer from Morocco. He was a recipient of the Grants for Artists 2021.

Young Arab Theatre Fund was founded in 2004, and was the precursor organization that was transformed into Mophradat in 2015. Its programs included the festival Meeting Points 1-7, grant making, and the Informal Meetings 2006 to 2011.

ZULI is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, and sound artist from Egypt. He participated in Accomplices 2019 and Art Time Residencies Music 2019 in France.

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