Dalia Hussein is an Egyptian photographer and visual artist based in Barcelona, with two MA degrees in Photography, Design and Cultural Management from Spain. Also, a holder of BA degree in Mass Communication and Psychology from the American University in Cairo. This triple focus on photography, communication and psychology is reflected on her visual art practice which encompass fine art, social and documentary photography.
Initially influenced by abstract painting and conceptual tendencies, she became interested in photography as a meduim for both; self discovery and means to explore and understand the other. She focuses on notions of identity, gender and minorities in her visual storytelling. Her academic background, cross-cultural experience, and personal narrative shape her work.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
“Disposable, 2020 ”- Photogenic Photography Festival. Barcelona, Spain.
“Silent Screams, 2020 ”- FineArt Igualada Photography Festival. Igualada, Spain.
“PAISAJE reVELADO”, Blipoint Photography Festival. Barcelona, Spain
“Search_”, Biblioteca Agustí Centelles. Barcelona, Spain.
“Ice Breaker”, Las Arenas. Barcelona, Spain.
“(a)simetrías” - Can Framis Musuem. Vila Casas Foundation. Barcelona- Spain.
´4h 30 min´, - Palau De La Virreina. Barcelona, Spain
SELECTED LECTURES & TALKS
2020 Lecturer: IRAN PARADOX: Cultural Identity Through Photography, at University of Erfurt, Germany.
2019 Guest Speaker: Photography International Conference (Blurring The Lines Expertise & Evidences) at European Cultural Center, Venice, Italy.
Blurring The Lines (Edition 2019)
SELECTED AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
Finalist – Blurring the Lines, Paris 2019.
Nominated – ELISAVA Professional Edition's Award, Barcelona 2019.
2019 MA in Photography, ELISAVA Escola Universitària de Disseny I Enginyeria de Barcelona- Spain
2011 MA in Arts & Cultural Management, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona- Spain
1996 BA in Mass Communication (Minoring in Psychology), The American University in Cairo, Egypt.