Samira Elagoz

Samira Elagoz

Netherlands

Biography

Samira Elagoz (1989) is a Finnish/Egyptian artist currently based in Amsterdam. She graduated as a choreography BA from SNDO (the Amsterdam University of the Arts) in July 2016. Educated in performative arts, she incorporates aspects of this medium with that of video and film, creating her own unique brand of “docu-fiction”. In 2014 Samira won the Blooom Award at the Art.Fair Cologne with her first short film. In 2016 she received the danceWEB scholarship. She had her first solo exhibition about meeting strangers in Tokyo at Mitsume Gallery in 2015. Her first feature film CRAIGSLIST ALLSTARS had its premiere at IDFA, and then screened at CPH:DOX.

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