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  • Sameh Al Tawil

    Egyptian Visual Artist / Researcher

    Born in Cairo, Egypt 1978, holds a BA in Art from the faculty of applied arts, German Diplom from The Fine Art Academy in Munich ADBK under professor Olaf Metzel, MAH study. In media art histories at Donau university, Austria under professor Oliver Grau.Sameh Al Tawil is an Egyptian Contemporary, Media artist, researcher and Creative director in the field of Visual Arts, interactive Media and Media Art Histories. His work has been exhibited at galleries, festivals, and museums nationally & internationally including The New Museum of Contemporary Art in Munich, Germany (Pinakothek der moderne), The Egyptian Museum of Contemporary Art, Cairo; The ADBK fine art academy, Munich; The House of Art in Munich; The house of art gallery Frankfort; Youth Salon Cairo; The Center for Contemporary Art Cairo, Egypt; and the Uban Gallery, Munich, Germany, Ithuba Arts Gallery Johannesburg, 1st Di-Egy digital art festival, Cairo; Amaze festival Johannesburg, ZA; 1st Afiriperfoma Bienniale Harare, Zimbabwe and many group / solo exhibitions in Egypt, switzerland and Germany, Sameh’s works are in several private and public collections including The Contemporary Art Museum, Munich, Germany and The Contemporary Art Musseum, Cairo, Egypt. Awards including Nile Salon photography prize 2012, Youth Salon Award (1999,2000, 2004)), a Small pieces Exhibition (2002), ENPI Photography 2nd Prize 2010 and a commission from the Contemporary Art Museum in Munich for the SOLO project (2003), commission from the Modern Art Museum in Cairo for the “Knight” sculpture (2003) His work has been featured in Al-Ahram Online February 2014, LandEscape Magazine (November, 2013), Di-Egy Festival catalogue 2013, Al-Ahram Newspaper (February 2004, october 2013), and many other publications.

  • 2011-2013 MAH Master study in Media Art histories, Image science dep. Danube university, Austria
    2000-2004 German diploma from the fine Art academy, Munich, Germany (ADBK)
    1995-2000 Bachelor of Applied Arts, Faculty of applied arts, Sculpture Department, Helwan University,Giza, Egypt
  • 02/2014(CLOCKWISE/باتجاه عقارب الساعة) Diplom Exhibition 2014, Fine art academy, Munich, Germany.
    11/2013(A442Hz /لا ٤٤٢هرتز) ّVideo Art, 1st Afiriperfoma Festival, Harare, Zimbabwe
    10/2013(A442Hz /لا ٤٤٢هرتز) ّVideo Art, Medrar for contemporary art, 5th Cairo Video festival, Cairo
    09/2013(VS. / بالعكس) ّAugmented Reality / interactive Art project, Ithuba Arts Gallery, Joburg,ZA.
    06/2013(Ready To Go / مستعد للرحيل) ّPerformance/installation, stadtgalerie, Bern, Switzerland
    04/2013(VS. بالعكس) Augmented reality Art project, stadtgalerie, Bern, Switzerland
    03/2005(No way) video/ Animation, Fine art academy Hall, Munich, Germany.
    03/2005(VISITORS) video with Patricia Gruel in ADBK Uban Gallery, Munich, Germany.
    06/2004(Solo 1) Video, prof. Metzel class, year exhibition in ADBK Munich, Germany.
    10/2003(Visual Journey) video / animation with Bruno Wank in Marktoberdorf, Germany.
    06/2003(Solo ll) Video, prof. Metzel class, year exhibition in ADBK, Munich, Germany.
    07/2003(Endless journey) 3D-Animation film, in class Prof. Brangendberg ADBK Germany.
    05/2003(Just on time) Video-installation “Ma’am / Grave” Dom Museum, Frankfort,Germany.
    01/2003(Endless journey) film “Kunst am boden” Exhibition film ADBK Munich, Germany.
    03/2002Participation with prof. Brangenberg class Drawings-exhibition, in ADBK, Munich.
    06/2002(dancing) 3D animation films in the year exhibition in ADBK, Munich, Germany
    06/2001(Water symphony) Drawing, Year Exhibition Prof. Brangenberg class in the ADBK
  • 03/2013(Vs. بالعكس) Augmented reality Art، Within the 1st Di-Egy Fest, Al Jazeera Art Center, Cairo
    04/2011(Stop) Live video/Audio performance, Mokhtar museum, Cairo, Egypt
    01/2011Group Photography exhibition in the Townhouse gallery, Cairo, Egypt.
    10/2010(Brainstorming) Performance in the media hacking exhibition in Ahmad shawky museum, Cairo.
    12/2006(SOLO) video Visualuge &Seminar in the Architectural pheromones hall, Jeddah, KSA
    04/2004(Kopf-Head) Video–Installation exhibitions in Goethe-Institute Cairo.
    07/2000Bachelor-Exhibition in Faculty of applied arts, Cairo, Egypt
    99-2002Participated in Small Pieces Salon, Art Center, Cairo, Egypt
    99-2004Participated annually in El Talaia Exhibition by The National Center of Arts
    99-2004Participation in the Youth-salon Exhibition in Cairo.
    10/1999(Bronze sculpture) Workshop and Exhibition in Goethe Institut Cairo.
    11/1999(Seven) Group Exhibition in Cairo Atelier
  • 2013 Afiriperfoma Festival and Exhibition, Harare, Zembabwe.
    2013 5th Cairo Video Festival (screening), Medrar, Cairo, EG.
    2013 Di-Egy Festival and Conference (Exhibition and Keynote), Cairo, EG.
    2013 A Maze Interact International Festival (Exhibition and Panel talk), Joburg. ZA.
    2012 Takaful Summit, International conference (Keynote), Giza, Egypt
  • since 08/2010 Co-Founder & Creative director by Hive Advertising, Cairo, Egypt
    2012-2013 Tattlr KSA Manager by Link Dot Net, Riyadh, KSA
    2008-2010 Founder and Head of CGI by Leap-studios, Jeddah, KSA
    2007-2008 Senior Art Director by Memac Ogilvy, Jeddah, KSA
    2005-2007 Senior Art Director by JWT, Jeddah, KSA
    2004-2005 Senior 3D Animator by Spotmedia, Jeddah, KSA
    2002-2004 Assistant at the Media workshop, (ADBK), Munich, Germany
    2002-2003 Graphic designer by Velvet advertising, Munich, Germany
  • سامح الطويل
    فنان ميديا و ناقد فني حر ومدير فني
    من مواليد القاهرة، مصر ١٩٧٨، حاصل على بكالوريوس الفنون من كلية الفنون التطبيقية، ودرجة الدبلوم العالي من أكاديمية الفنون الجميلة في ميونيخ, المانيا 
يدرس الماجستير في تاريخ فن الميديا في جامعة دانوب في كريمز، النمسا, 
شاركت اعمال الفنان سامح الطويل في العديد من المعارض الخاصة والعامة والمحافل المحلية والدولية منها علي سبيل المثال، معرض “سبعة” باتيلية القاهرة ١٩٩٩، معرض “دماغ” بمعهد جوتة ٢٠٠٣، معرض “مقابلة” بمعهد جوتة ٢٠٠٤، معرض الدور السادس بفينواز القاهرة ٢٠١٣ فيلم “صولو” بمتحف الفنون المعاصرة بميونيخ، المانيا و معرض “الزائرين” ببيت الفن بميونيخ وعدة معارض سنوية من ٢٠٠٠ : ٢٠٠٤باكاديمية الفنون الجميلة بميونيخ و معرض” في الوقت المناسب” بمتحف فرانكفورت ٢٠٠٤ معرض “بالعكس” جاليري مدينة بيرن، سويسرا و غيرهم من المعارض
    وله مقتنيات في متحف الفن المعاصر بميونيخ، متحف الفن الحديث بالقاهرة ودار الاوبرا
حصل سامح الطويل على العديد من الجوائز منها جوائز صالون الشباب والنيل والطلائع والاعمال الصغيرة من ١٩٩٩ وحتى
    ٢٠١٣ كذلك حصل على جائزة التصوير الفوتوغرافي من المفوضية الاوروبية سنة ٢٠١٠
    الفنان سامح الطويل يعمل كفنان ميديا مستقل وله كتابات نقدية وابحاث فنية منذ ١٩٩٩ وحتى الان
يمكن الاطلاع على تفاصيل السيرة الذاتية ونماذج من اعمال الفنان على صفحتة الرسمية على الانترنت
    www.samehaltawil.com

  • Hive Advertising Agency
    Co. Founder / Executive Creative Director
    Sameh Al Tawil is an Egyptian contemporary artist, Media art researcher and Creative director. Sameh has founded Hive Advertising Agency with Artist Mohamed Shoukry since 2010, based in Cairo, Egypt, Hive is serving a wide range of clients & Brands around the world online / offline and in social media.
    7 Zahraa Al Maadi Str. office 33
    P.O. Box: 11053
    Cairo
    Egypt
    Phone: 00201008131119
    DOB: 01/14/1978
    +Samehaltawil

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