Born in 1974, Souad Abdelrasoul lives and works in Cairo. She graduated in 1998 from the Faculty of Fine Arts, and in 2012 she completed her PhD in Modern Art History. Souad’s artistic practice spans the mediums of drawing, painting, sculpture and graphic design, that fuses abstract and figurative art.
“We are part of the earth and the earth is definitely a part of each of us.”
In her work you will find tree-like figures, branching veins and arteries, and monstrous insect-like characters merging on canvases and busts to remind viewers of the vital bond between the human body’s interion and the exterior. Souad re- conceptualizes the way we perceive space and repurposes notions of body, science, and nature into something strikingly personal, which exalts the feminine, the emotional, the overgrowing natural, and the animalesque