Haytham Nawar

Haytham Nawar (born in Gharbia, Egypt – 1978) is a visual artist who lives and works currently between Egypt, USA and Switzerland. Nawar’s practice is interdisciplinary and incorporates the mediums of drawing, printmaking, light and sound installation, video and photography. He is a Research Affiliate in SVA School of Visual Art NYC, lecturer at the faculty of Applied Sciences and Arts at the German University in Cairo while collaborating with Arta Film Production in Zurich. He received a BA degree in Fine Arts with a major in printmaking, a master’s degree in Fine Arts majoring in New Media from Cairo, Egypt and another master’s degree in Advanced Study in Art and Technology from Zurich, Switzerland. Nawar is currently a PhD Candidate at The Planetary Collegium, Center for Advanced Inquiry in Integrative Arts, School of Art and Media – Faculty of Arts, University of Plymouth in England. He is also a member of the Syndicate of Plastic Arts in Egypt, the Cairo Atelier for artists and writers and the Associations Internationale des Critiques d’art (AICA), Paris, France. Since 1998, he has participated in several international exhibitions, biennales, triennials, and workshops. Nawar won awards and acquisitions: in Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Egypt, France, Greece, Germany, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Spain, South Korea, Switzerland, Syria, UAE and United States.