Born in 1977, in Egypt. After studying Graphics & Animation at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Cairo, he co-founded the File Club Studio - a Cairo-based progressive boutique design studio. Mahmoud works with video, image, graphics & site-specific installations. He has participated in a number of workshops and exhibitions. He attended the Pro H F+F School for Media Art & Design, Zurich, Switzerland 2005-2006, through Pro Helvetia Cairo's artist-in-residency program. His work has been shown, nominated and awarded in a number of international festivals and exhibitions. Since 2000 he collaborates with artists from Germany, Switzerland, as well as Egypt. In 2009 he joined Dalton Maag's team, a font foundry based in London. He is managing Dalton Maag's Cairo office where his main focus is designing modern and contemporary Arabic typeface.
An interview with Mahmoud Hamdy
Physical and mental distance
While healing himself with healthy tomato juice, Egyptian artist Mahmoud speaks about integration, swings, and why Noord needs psychotherapy.