Alexandria local Curator and Residencies coordinator
Sarah Bahgat (1990) is a cultural manager and curator based in Cairo, Egypt. Sarah completed her BA education in Spanish Language and Literature at Ain Shams University. With Arabic being her mother tongue, she also has a very good command of English, French and Spanish.
Her work experience includes 8 years of program designing, coordination and cultural management, in the fields of literature, cinema, and visual arts. In 2014, she was curating public programs at the Townhouse Gallery (downtown Cairo) and initiated the Townhouse Salons, a monthly series of literary conversations held with artists,
writers, cultural historians and critics.
Since 2018, she has been working as a project manager at the arts and culture
program of the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Initiative (DEDI)– an intergovernmental body established in Cairo to
promote cultural, political, and social understanding between Europe and the Arab Region.
Sarah is coordinating both Caravan and School for Sonic Memory residencies in Alexandria, introducing our resident artists to the dynamics and chalenges of the local cultural scene.