Nour Jaouda (b. 1997, Libya) lives and works in Cairo and London. As she yo-yoes between both cities, her artworks limbo sculpture and painting. Jaouda’s large-scale dyed tapestries mirror the shape of prayer mats from her immediate surroundings in Cairo, incorporating steel elements both crafted by the artist and found in her environment. In this way, her work straddles personal narrative and social history; past and present.
Jaouda has a master’s degree in painting from the Royal College of Art, London. Recent solo exhibitions include: Where, if not faraway, is my place?, Union Pacific, London (2023). Selected group exhibitions include: Yein Lee & Nour Jaouda, Beacon Gallery, Munich (2022), Drape, Fold Gallery, London (2022), This is Not a Curated Exhibition, Galleria Ramo, Como (2021), Warm Vessels in Search at Sunset, Harlesden High Street, London (2021) and Tomorrow 2021, White Cube Online (2021).