Bassam El-Baroni (1974, Egypt) is an independent curator who lives and works in Alexandria, Egypt.
Bassam obtained his degree from the university of Alexandria, and works as a writer and curator since 2001. He has written on the work of several artists, including Susan Hefuna, Amina Mansour, Mona Marzouk et Karim Rashid, as well as articles for several local and international art publications (Bidoun
and AICA Press
). His most recent curatorial projects include the exhibition Family – You, Me and the Trajectories of a Post-Everything Era
at the PROGR-Zentrum für Kulturproduktion in Berne, Switzerland (2006) and Prototype for an Advanced Outdoor Visual Culture
(2006), an art project in the public space realised in Alexandria with Winter/Hörbelt and a group of young local artists. In 2005, Bassam co-founded ACAF (Alexandria Contemporary Arts Forum
), a space for contemporary art, together with Mona Marzouk.