Artists: C31S39

LPM Live Performers Meeting 2017 Amsterdam
Edition XVIII May 18th - 21st 2017 | Amsterdam
Audio Visual Performing Artists Meeting
May, 18th 2017, 3:00 pm | May, 22nd 2017, 2:00 am
May 18 - 21, 2017
Radion, Amsterdam Netherlands, Amsterdam, Netherlands



Germany Berlin

Germany, Berlin
Islam Shabana, is a multidisciplinary artist (likes to call himself an alchemist) who holds a Bachelor in Performing and Visual Arts from the American University in Cairo, and is currently undergoing a Master program in Digital Media Design at the University of Arts Bremen (HFK), Germany. He is the founder of Alchem Studio, a visual arts and design collective based in Cairo that is focused on digital art practices as well as interactive art. Furthermore, he works in collaboration with musicians and sound artists to create audio visual performances and installations.

Shabana uses digital practices where he adopts a very spiritual mindset, doubt- ing reality by researching the essence of the matter and energy, relating to objects, shapes, colors, space, and time. The idea of alchemy is the basis of his produced work through the digital images, where he combines the realms of the universe with its virtual counterparts. After the rise of technology and the use of internet, the definition of reality became very sensitive between science and spirituality. Both human presences, whether online or in real life, and the illusion of space, time and perception of what is real and what is not are the enquiries which are questioned, seeking the underlying truth within reality and hyperreality.