Susan Hefuna

Field of Practice:

Video / Film / New Media

City, Country:

Düsseldorf, Germany


1993, 1994


Dez 1993 - May 1994


Born 1962 in Cairo/Egypt. Lives and works in Egypt and Germany.

Solo exhibitions (selection): »Susan Hefuna«, HEFUNA/HEFUNA Gallery Volker Diehl, Berlin/Germany (2009); »Susan Hefuna – Patience is beautiful«, The Third Line Gallery, Dubai/ United Arab Emirates; »Susan Hefuna ACAF«, Alexandria/Egypt (both in 2008); »Susan Hefuna – Knowledge is Sweeter than Honey«, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo; »ANA/ICH«, Kunstkasten, Wintherthur/Switzerland (both in 2007); xcultural codes, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool/United Kingdom, Stadtgalerie, Saarbrücken/Germany, Kunstverein Heidelberg/Germany and Galerie der Stadt Backnang/Germany (2004); »Ventanas La Vida en el Delta«, Vacio 9 Gallery, Madrid/Spain (2002); »Susan Hefuna«, Kunstverein Lippstadt/Germany; »Susan Hefuna«, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo (both in 2000); »Susan Hefuna – Navigation xcultural«, National Gallery, Cape Town/South Africa; Akhnaton Galleries, Cairo (1999 and 1992); »Susan Hefuna«, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg/Germany (1994).

Recent group exhibitions (selection): »Imagining the (im)possible«, Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL/USA (2010); »Taswir – Pictorial Mappings of Islam and Modernity«, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin; »Golden Gates F&A Projects«, Paris/France; »Africaines«, 2nd Panafrican Festival Algiers in Algiers/Algeria; Jameel Prize, V&A Museum, London/United Kingdom, »Fare Mondi«, Venice Biennale, Venice/Italy (all in 2009); Seville Biennial, Seville/Spain; »Museum as Hub: Antikhana«, New Museum, New York City, NY/USA; »Word Into Art«, The British Museum in Dubai (all in 2008); 2nd Riwaq Biennale, Palestine; Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah/United Arab Emirates (both in 2007); »Regards des Photographes Arabes Contemporains«, GL Strand Museum, Copenhagen/Denmark; »From Egypt with Love«, The Third Line Gallery, Dubai; »Nomads of Nowadays«, Lazina Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk/Poland; »Lasting Foundations«, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit, MI/USA; »19 views«, Contemporary Arab Photography, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville; »NETEROTOPIA«, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (all in 2006).

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