Dr Heba el Aziz is a contemporary artist based in Cairo, Egypt, working with experimental media, in particular biological media. Her work focuses on the challenge of developing links between the art and science communities across the Arab world. She works with microorganisms as a means of raising issues about identity and culture and her artworks change over time, reflecting human life.
She lectures in the Faculty of Art Education, Helwan University, Egypt and she acquired her PhD 2012 entitled “The Philosophical and the Aesthetical Dimensions of BioArt as an Approach to Innovate Plastic Visions in Contemporary Painting”.
Read more about her work in “Growing an Identity, Dr. Heba El Aziz: Petri Portraits. Interview on Bio-art and the new portraiture” in Trebuchet Magazine