Yara Mekawei

Yara Mekawei

Electronic music composer & Sound artist |

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 centres 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 visual forms. 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.