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Shaymaa Shoukry | Studio Residency

Switzerland | Performing Arts

Performing Arts

Shaymaa Shoukry thrives through a passion for choreographing, performing, and creating video art. A multidisciplinary artist coming form a visual arts background, interested in integrating diverse disciplines in her creations. She is motivated and inspired by working collectively, while developing personal work in an organic build up process, where each project paves the way to the next. Currently interested in choreographic research on the origin of movement, repetition and transformation. Always questioning approaches to share her artistic practice with public from diverse backgrounds and various landscapes.

Shaymaa studied Visual Arts and Theatre at the American University in Cairo, and Dance at the Centre of Creativity, Cairo Opera House School, school of 2006. Followed the contemporary dance program at Studio Emad el Dien 2008-2011 as well as Seeds, training for dance teaching 2012-2013.

Shaymaa had the pleasure to perform, share choreographic work and be hosted as a resident artist on a regional and international level.

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