Mohammed Taman (b.1976) received a BA in visual arts from Helwan University in Egypt, and has been awarded various residencies such as; Artist-in-residence program by Pro Helvetia at Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Switzerland and UNESCO scholarship (at L’Ecole Supérieur d’art et de design de Reims and Université Lumiere Lyon 2).
He is listed in Christie’s list of artists and his work | From the Regeneration series | had been auctioned and sold with an amount of 5000 $ on 29th. April 2009.
Taman’s practice relies on chemical reactions; his handmade oil paints and pigments are laboriously superimposed, creating a wholly unique and dynamic integration of sombre hues & ghostly metallics. The prize-winning artist has participated in various group and solo shows in Egypt and abroad. He lives and works in Cairo, Egypt and is currently completing his PhD in Multimedia Arts & Design.