Shaymaa Shoukry is a multidisciplinary artist with a background in visual arts, interested in integrating diverse disciplines in her creations. She thrives on a passion for choreographing, performing, and creating video art and is motivated and inspired by working collectively, while developing personal work in an organic build-up process, where each project paves the way for the next. Shaymaa is interested in researching the origin of movement, working with repetition, and transformation while steadily questioning approaches to share her artistic practice with publics from diverse backgrounds and various landscapes.
Shaymaa studied Visual Arts and Theatre at the American University in Cairo and Dance at the Cairo Opera House School. She completed the Contemporary Dance Workshops program at Studio Emad Eddin 2008-2011 and the Cairo-based Seeds’ Training for Dance Teaching in 2012-2013. Completed a diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine and following consistent martial arts practice at Meshkah Cairo. Founder and artistic director of Dayer for artistic productions company based in Cairo and functions internationally. Shaymaa had the pleasure to perform, share choreographic work and be hosted as a resident artist on a regional and international level.