Digital / Light / Sound
Installation / Land / Site-specific
Joud Fahmy was born in 1994 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Her practice involves Exploring Women voices and expression through the translation of concepts such as family dynamics and gender roles into tangible works of mixed-media sculptures and audio-visual productions. She is interested in initiating dialogues between the traditional and modern and her artwork aims to transcend societal barriers and limitations by being a catalyst for shifting meaning and reshaping culture.
In 2023, Joud received her MA in Contemporary Art Practice from the Royal College of Art. She represented Saudi Arabia as a Judo Olympian in Rio De Janeiro (2016) and was selected for the Hayy Learning Programme by Art Jameel (2019). Joud has also been the recipient of Maan Grant, by Athr Foundation (2020), and a participant in the Contemporary Art Summer School at the RCA (2021) and in the ISTIKSHAF program with the Goethe Institute in Berlin (2022) and Emergent delivered by Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts, Gateshead and Shape Arts (2023) Exhibited at Tate Lates (Tate Modern) and Leighton House Museum (2023).