Adham Faramawy is an artist of Egyptian descent based in London. Their work spans media including moving image, sculptural installation, photography, print and painting, engaging with concerns of materiality, touch, the body and toxicity to question ideas of the natural in relation to marginalised communities.
‘Daughters of the river’ performance for the Serpentine Gallery, London ecologies symposium 2022.
Installation view of Adham Faramawy, ‘Skin Flicks’ at Bemis Art Centre, Omaha, USA (2021)
Installation view of Adham Faramawy ‘The air is subtle, various and sweet’ at Niru Ratnam, London (2021)
Installation view of Adham Faramawy ‘Proposal for a Parakeet’s Garden’ at Goldsmiths CCA, London (2022)
Faramawy has screened work at the Guggenheim Museum, New York; Tate Modern and Tate Britain, London; Serpentine Gallery, London and Serpentine Ecologies Symposia, London. Their recent exhibitions include Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Arts, London; Somerset House, London; Buffalo University Gallery, Buffalo; The Bemis Center, Omaha; Niru Ratnam Gallery, London (solo), and Cell Projects, London (solo). They were shortlisted for the Film London Jarman Award 2017 and 2021. Adham Faramawy is the recipient of the 2023 Frieze London Artist Award.