Dina Danish (Paris, FR) is an Egyptian artist, writer and educator living and working in Amsterdam.
In her multi-media work, Danish focuses on language and structure, incorporating humour and misunderstanding.
Awarded illy Present Future Prize and Barclay Simpson Award, Danish work was also shortlisted for Prix de Rome, Volkskrant Award and Abraaj Art Prize.
Exhibitions include Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, De Appel Art Centre in Amsterdam, South London Gallery, Beirut in Cairo, MAMbo Bologna, and Kunsthall Oslo.
Her work is held in several collections including De Nederlandsche Bank, Nomas Foundation,, ABN Amro Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and MoMA.
Galleries representing Danish are Stigter van Doesburg, Amsterdam and Barbara Seiler, Zurich.
Danish studied at the American University in Cairo and California College of the Arts. She was artist-in-residence at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam, PiST in Istanbul, The American Academy in Rome, Rose Residency Programme MAMbo in Bologna, A.I.R. Dubai, by Delfina Foundation and ResO Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’Arte in Poirino.
Danish teaches at The Royal Academy in The Hague.