Maha Maamoun is an Egyptian visual artist and curator based in Cairo. Her artistic practice has been widely presented in solo and group shows. She is a founding member of the Contemporary Image Collective (CiC), a non-profit space for art and culture founded in Cairo in 2004. In 2012, she co-founded Kayfa ta – an independent publishing platform that publishes book series and curates exhibitions relating to alternative publishing practices. Maamoun is a member of the curatorial team of Forum Expanded (Berlinale) and the Akademie der Kunst der Welt (Cologne).