Heba El Cheikh

Heba El Cheikh is the founder and director of Mahatat – Contemporary Art based in Cairo. She is considered one of the important international experts on participatory art concepts in the Arab world. Through art in the public space and with different communities, she seeks to set democratization processes in motion. Since its founding in 2011, her organization has become a model for participatory art practice on an international level.

As of November 2019