Nahed Mansour

nahed.mansour (@)


2010: Masters Program in Visual Arts (MFA), Open Media, Concordia University- Montreal
2006: Honours Bachelor of Arts, Specialist Semiotics and Communication Studies and Major in Visual      Studies,University of Toronto, Toronto   


2017-2018: Constituent Curator at MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) - Toronto
2015- 2017: Artistic Director, SAVAC (South Asian Visual Arts Centre) - Toronto
2012-2015: Festival Director, Mayworks Festival- Toronto
2009-2012: Program Coordinator, Mayworks Festival- Toronto
2010-2012: EducationCoordinator, Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto- Toronto
2009-2010: Publications Assistant, Fuse Magazine- Toronto

2019: Little Egypt Doesn't Dance Here Anymore, Articule Gallery - Montreal
2011: Singer, Whippersnapper Gallery, Toronto
2010: Vertigo Vitiligo, La Centrale Gallery, Montreal

2018: Modern Fuel Gallery - Kingston 
2017: HERE, Aga Khan Museum - Toronto
2016: Proximities, Hamilton Arts Inc., Hamilton
2015: Visual Arts Mississauga Members Show,Mississauga Arts Gallery, Mississauga
2014: Incident Light: Gendered Artifacts and TracesIlluminated in the Archives, Blackwood Gallery,        Mississauga


2014: Satellite Telefizyoon
Medrar Cairo Egypt, Cairo 
Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival
 Kassel, Germany
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany
New Toronto Works. Pleasuredome, Toronto
2012: Tape #158 (in collaboration with Kandis Friesen)
again + again. Platform Gallery, Winnipeg
Athens Video Art Festival
Athens, Greece
Images Festival, Toronto
2012: Measuring 
Alwan for the Arts, New York
MONITER 7 South Asian Experimental Film andVideo, Toronto
Berkshire Conference of Women Historians, Toronto
2011: KH 
Vtape Curatorial Incubator v.15, Toronto
MontréalArts Interculturels, Montreal


2016: SAFE
This Could be The Place, University of Waterloo Art Gallery,Waterloo
2012: Summit (collaborator Bojana Videkanic)
M:ST Performance Festival,Calgary
2010: La NostalgiaRemix
7a*11d Festival, Toronto

2008: Disorientalism, AKA Gallery and RedShift Gallery, Saskatoon

2016:This is Tenderness, Vtape CuratorialIncubator v.13, VTape, Toronto
2014:Hello Darkness (co-curated with Iris Fraser), Pleasuredome, Toronto
2012:Streams Torrents and Waves, SAVAC’s MONITER 9, Toronto
2011:a space without coordinates, SUM°, Toronto Free Gallery, Toronto
2008: Border Movements, La Centrale Gallery,Montreal
2007: Enter-gration,Emerging Curator Series. Fado Performance, Toronto


2017: Facilitator, OUROBOROS (Basma Alsharif), Toronto Palestine Film Festival,Toronto
2017: Invited Portfolio, Reviewer, Low Res, Gallery 44 - Toronto
2017: Panelist, Suadade Radio (Roy Dib), Pleasuredome Film and Video Collective- Toronto
2017: Panelist, Dislocation in the Cinema,Images Festival – Toronto
2017: Invited Portfolio Reviewer, Ryerson School of Image Arts - Toronto
2016: NahedMansour, Artist Talk, Modern Fuel Gallery, Kingston
2016: Larissa Sansour Trilogy, Moderator, Toronto Palestine Film Festival,Toronto
2016: Last Time We Spoke, Moderator, Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto
2016: This Could Be The Place, Panelist, Waterloo
2015: 20/20 Vision/Hindsight, Panelist, Workers Arts Heritage Center. Hamilton
2015: Future of Precarious Work, Panelist, Creative Catalyst Conference. Toronto
2014:Un/Doing Disciplinary Boundaries: Artwork, Decolonization, andWorld Politics – Moderator, International Studies Association, Toronto
2014: Ethnocultural Art Histories Research. Artist Talk, Concordia University,Montreal
2014: South Asian Visual Arts Centre (SAVAC), Artist Talk, Toronto 

2013: Cultural Studies Speaks.
 Artist Talk, Queens University, Kingston
2013: Representing a Modernizing 1980's Egypt Through Dance – Panelist, 
Universityof San Francisco
2012: Moustache: Performing Masculinity, Artist Talk, M:ST Performative Art Festival, Calgary

2011: Panel Discussion as SUM°, Artist Talk, Toronto Free Gallery,Toronto
2011: Video Surplus/ Varied Toil.
 Artist Talk, Modern Fuel Artist-RunCentre, Kingston
2011: Performing Acts of Self-Representation: Autoethnography as a Strategy ofResistance, Panelist, San Diego
2010: Pictures and Protests, Workshop Facilitator, SAVAC, Toronto
2009: Not Your Harem Girl: Cinema and Stereotypes, Panelist, Toronto PalestineFilm Festival, Toronto


2018: Ontario ArtsCouncil  - Exhibition Assistance
2017: Ontario Arts Council - Visual Artist Creation Project 
2017: Toronto Arts Council - Newcomer and Refugee Mentorship Award (mentoring Toleen Touq)
2016: Ontario Arts Council - Emerging Artist
2016: Curator Prize Mississauga Arts Gallery
2015: Toronto Arts Council - Emerging Artist
2014: Ontario ArtsCouncil  - Exhibition Assistance
2014: Winner of the Steamwhistle Homebrew Award (with Kandis Friesen) Images Festival
2011: Toronto Arts Council Emerging Artist
2009: Glay Sperling Scholarship, Concordia University
2009: Joyce Melville Memorial Scholarship, Concordia University


2013-2015: Pleasure Dome, Board of Directors Member, Toronto
2010-2013: Toronto Free Gallery Board of Directors Member/Secretary, Toronto
2009-2014: Fuse Magazine Editorial Board, Toronto
2005-2007: Fado Performance Art Centre Board of Directors Member, Toronto
2005-2007: Community Arts Ontario Board of Directors Member/ Secretary, Toronto 


2019: Guest Juror of 2019 University of Toronto Shelley Peterson Student Art ExhibitionGraduate Exhibition, University of Toronto
2018: Ontario Association of Art Galleries - Exhibitions and Public Programs 2018: Ontario Association of Art Galleries - Exhibitions and Public Programs 
2018: Nuit Blanche, Scarborough Independent Projects 
2018: Akin Studio Projects at MOCA Toronto
2016-2017: Ali Mustafa Memorial Awards for People's Journalism 
2016: Toronto Arts Council Animating Toronto Parks
2015: Toronto Arts Foundation Awards

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