Basma Alsharif

Born 1983 - Kuwait

Basma Alsharif is a visual artist using moving and still images, sound, and language, to explore the anonymous individual in relation to political history and collective memory. She received an MFA from the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois, Chicago in 2007 and has been working in Cairo, Beirut, and Amman since then.

Her work has shown in exhibitions and film festivals internationally including the 17th SESC Videobrasil, Forum Expanded: Berlinale, Images Festival Ontario where she received the Marion McMahon Award, Manifesta 8 The Region of Murcia, The Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, The 9th Edition of the Sharjah Bienniale where she received a jury prize for her work, the Toronto International Film Festival, and she was awarded the Fundación Marcelino Botín Visual Arts Grant in 2009-2010.

Available Titles by Basma Alsharif

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Deep Sleep 2014 Single Titles order video    add to wish list
Everywhere was the Same 2007 Single Titles order video    add to wish list
Farther than the eye can see 2012 Single Titles order video    add to wish list
Home Movies Gaza 2013 Single Titles order video    add to wish list
O, Persecuted 2014 Single Titles order video    add to wish list
The Story of Milk and Honey 2011 Single Titles order video    add to wish list
Turkish Delight 2010 Single Titles order video    add to wish list
We Began by Measuring Distance 2009 Single Titles order video    add to wish list