Dina Danish (Egypt/The Netherlands) in her work combines conceptual art’s preoccupation with language and structure with an interest in humour, misunderstanding, mistranslation and superstition.

Winner of the Illy Present Future award at Artissima 18, Dina’s recent solo exhibitions include Re-Play: Back in 10 Minutes, SpazioA, Pistoia, Italy (2012); A Matter of Time, Galerie Barbara Seiler, Zurich (2011). Her work has been included in group exhibitions at Kunsthall Oslo, Contemporary Image Collective (CIC) in Cairo in collaboration with Kunsthalle Bern, and at Annet Gelink, Amsterdam, and she performed Kurt Schwitters’ Ursonata at the Cairo Pavilion of the Amsterdam Biennial.

Dina was an artist-in-residence at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam in 2009-2010; Fondazione Spinola Banna Per L’Arte, Turin, 2011; and PiST///, Istanbul, 2012; and resides mainly in Amsterdam.

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