Ezz Monem (EG/AU)
Ezz Monem, The Pyramids Postcards: Following the Policeman #2, 2018/2019 (Detail). Courtesy of the artist and THIS IS NO FANTASY
Born 1985, Cairo, Egypt
Lives and works Melbourne, Australia
Ezz Monem (born Mohamed Ezzeldin M. Abdelmonem) is a photo-based artist from Egypt who lives and works in Melbourne, Australia. He graduated from the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University in 2007, but his explorations in visual arts began years earlier. In 2003, he began to focus on photography besides his work as a software engineer. His work has been shown in exhibitions in Egypt, Australia and various other countries in Europe and the Middle East. Monem has recently completed a Master of Contemporary Art at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), University of Melbourne.