Ezz Monem, b. 1985, Cairo Egypt.
Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.
Monem graduated from the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University in 2007, but his explorations in visual arts began years earlier. In 2003, he began to focus on photography besides his work as a software developer. His work has been shown in exhibitions and festivals in Egypt, Australia and various other countries in Europe and the Middle East.
He received awards such as the Golden Award at the Emirates International Photography Competition (2009), the Golden Award from Sharjah Awards for Arab Photo (2011), the Salon Award from the 24th Youth Salon in Egypt (2013), and recently, the NOIR Darkroom Most Experimental Image at the ILFORD CCP Salon (2019). He also had two recent solo shows at KINGS Artist-Run and Seventh gallery in Melbourne. Monem is currently doing a Master of Contemporary Art at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), University of Melbourne.