b. 1988, Dubai; lives in Dubai
Alaa Edris uses photography, film and performance to enact experimental mappings and manipulations of her social and urban environment. Edris’ work has been presented in exhibitions across the region and internationally, including This is not a show [io non sono qui], No Title Gallery, Venice Art Projects, Venice (2021); the 14th Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah (2019); and From Barcelona to Abu Dhabi: Works from the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art Collection (MACBA) in Dialogue with the Emirates, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi (2018). She received a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with a concentration in Electronic Media from the University of Sharjah in 2009.