Yara Mekawei & Farzad Golghasemi

Yara Mekawei

is a Cairo-based electronic music composer and sound artist. A prolific artist and scholar, Mekawei‘s sonic bricolages draw inspiration from the flow of urban centers and the infrastructure of cities. Interested in the philosophy of architecture, history, and literature. Mekawei used the optical transfer from the musical conversation and transferring the sound waves to a visual form. Her work is based on sound as a tool of vision, the philosophy of composition is shaped by sophisticated practices that convey messages of conceptual dimension to the public. Mekawei using the research literature specializing in the social ideologies in her concepts. She follows her projects through a research point of uniting between work and the other, whose work shows an intangible aspect of her personality, and being feminine in an East African society.


Farzad Golghasemi

is an intermedia artist who studied architecture at Middle East Technical University in Ankara. He practiced and taught architectural design, 3D/algorithmic modeling before studying the Digital Media master's program at the University of the Arts Bremen. Currently, he is working on developing projects regarding the critique of urban geography and everyday life, through employing digital technologies such as the web, 3D computer graphics, and mobile devices. He is interested in discovering phenomenological aspects of architecture and the built environment over applying methodologies such as walking.

website: fagosemi.xyz

Related Publication(s): COAPPARATION I, II, III