Heba Amin




WRITING

AUTHORED PUBLICATIONS

2016 “Towards a Spatial Imaginary: Walking Cabbages and Watermelons” Ibraaz
2016 “The Question of Artistic Freedom” Doppiozero, Italy
2015 “Arabian Street Artists” Bomb Homeland: Why we Hacked an Award-Winning Series
2015 “Graffiti artists explain: Why ‘Homeland is watermelon’ went viral” Special to CNN
2014 “Memory Space and Digital Remembrance: the Speak2Tweet Archive” | Techno-Ecologoes II. Acoustic Space #12
2013 “Speak2Tweet: An Intimate Look at the Egyptian Psyche” subtle rEvolutions Hybrid City, Athens Greece
2012 “Letters from the Field” exhibition catalogue, NODE Berlin
2012 “Let’s Get Ready” exhibition catalogue, Pixxelpoint New Media Art Festival, Nova Gorica
2010 “Streets of Cairo” workshop catalogue, Cairo
2009 “Fragmented City: Visualizing the City/Psyche Relationship of Cairo” Journal of the New Media Caucus

SELECT INTERVIEWS

2017 Time Out Istanbul Interview: Heba Y. Amin Ralph Cebeci
2016 Mizna Journal “Criticality and Dissent: Lana Barkawi Interviews Heba Amin” pgs. 39-43
2016 Contemporary And “Speak to the World”
2016 Status Hour “Art as Interruption: On “Homeland”, Revolutionary Utterances, and Surveilance”, Interviewed by Adel Iskander
2016 Nourrir Magazine “Nourrir Spotlight”: https://issuu.com/nourrirmagazine/docs/nourrir_march_issue_5
2015 The Intercept, Eric Hynes “Interview With Heba Yehia Amin, Caram Kapp, and Don Karl of ‘Homeland is not a Series’”
2015 Slate, Willa Paskin “An Interview With the Graffiti Artist Who Snuck Anti-Homeland Graffiti Onto the Homeland Set”
2015 Al Jazeera, Stephanie Abraham “Homeland hacker challenges media portrayals of Muslims”
2015 Exberliner, Edmund Meinerts “Heba Amin: Graffiti, racism and watermelons”
2015 Porkings Policy Review “Episode 42: The Homeland Hackers”
2015 CBC: “’Homeland is racist:’ Graffiti artists dupe show producers with Arabic tags
2015 Radio Columbia: “Heba Amin, la grafitera que se coló en Homeland”
2015 Sky News: “Graffiti Branding Hit TV Show As ‘Racist’ Gets Past Producers”
2015 CNN: “’Homeland is racist’: Artists hide subversive graffiti in hit TV show”
2015 RBB: Homeland und die arabischen Graffiti
2014 INCIRCULATION Speak2Tweet: Archiving the Egyptian Revolution? Gretchen King
2012 Deutsche Welle Arabic Germany: Young Women of Arab Origins Choose Art as the Language of Expression, Abderrahmane Ammar.
2012 Rhizome Artist Profile: Heba Amin, Yin Ho.
2005 Muslims Weekly Focus on Contemporary Muslim Art-An Interview with Heba Amin, Adrienne Haywood-James.
2005 Minnesota Women’s Press Home is Where the Art is: Arab-American Artists Explore Their Longing for Home, Kelly Westhoff.
2004 Mcubed Magazine Bridging Gaps Artistically. Ayesha Azhar.
2003 Asma Society Desert Rose: Breaking Boundaries with Heba Amin, Mehmet Dede.

SELECT PRESS

2017 Mada Masr Heba Amin in Berlin: Technologies of vision and concealment in the construction of landscape William Kherbek
2016 Süddeutsche Zeitung Heba Amins Installationen in Wien Catrin Lorch
2016 Huck Magazine Five things you need to know about culturehacking Alex King
2016: Le Monde Afrique “Dak’Art 2016: du chaos surgit une tres belle exposition internationale” Roxana Azimi
2016: rtve Bienal de Marrakech 2016 II: Proyectos paralelos
2016: The New York Times “The Ever-Evolving Typographic Life of the Arabic Language” Michael Rock
2016: Afrique in Visu “Le Terre est un ellipsoide imparfaite”: http://www.afriqueinvisu.org/la-terre-est-un-ellipsoide-imparfaite.html (French)
2015 Full list of “The Arabian Street Artists” Press (‘Homeland’ hack): http://www.hebaamin.com/the-arabian-street-artists-press/
2014 taz.de Berlinale-Reihe „Forum Expanded“: Maschinen sehen Maschinen Simon Rothoeler
2014 Festivalists The Berlinale expanse
2013 Zeit Online Schluckt das Netzwerk Eurer Feinde, Tilman Baumgärtel.
2012 Ahram Online Light in outer space: Egypt’s revolution at Australia’s digital arts festival, Sara Elkamel.
2011 TC Daily Planet Mizna’s Arab Film Fest panel discussion: The politics of art in revolution, Will Wright.
2009 Minnesota Women’s Press Powerful Portraits: Heba Amin gives faces to extraordinary Muslim women, Norma Smith Olson.
2009 The Star Tribune Putting a face on Role Models, Jeff Strickler.
2008 Encyclopedia of Arab American Artists Heba Amin, Fayeq S Oweis.


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