Rehab El Sadek (1974) was born in Matrouh, Egypt a small city in the desert close to the Mediterranean Sea. She is a graduate of Alexandria University of Fine Arts and now lives and works in Texas, U.S.A. She has exhibited internationally, including the Modern Egyptian Culture Centre in Vienna, Austria in 1997 and Mashrapia Gallery, Cairo in 1998. Rehab El Sadek is recognised for her poetic reflections on power structures, dealing with issues of gender, identity and values in a society bound by tradition and history. She works in video and installation. Rehab took up residency in the Thami Mnyele Foundation Studio in April 2004.
2010 "Beyond the desert" curated by Simon Njami,Darb 1718,Cairo
2010 "African women" PANAF,Algiers.
â€œRashid & Rosettaâ€ internet project.curetted by Salah D
2009 Hassan and Isabelle Bernier.
2009 â€œrebelleâ€ art and feminism 1969-2009 museum voor moderne kunst,arnhem.
2004 L.A. Freewaves 9th Celebration of Experimental Media Arts, MOCA Geffen Contemporary, L.A.