Salma Shamel works with video and text. Areas of interest include mediation in the courtroom, historiography, philosophical conceptions of evidence, Arab media and art industries, and experimental video. She did her BA in Media Art at the German University in Cairo and received her MA at The School of Art and Design History and Theory at The New School. She is a core member of the Mosireen Media Collective in Egypt, and a co-founder of the 858 archive. Her work has been published in Jadaliyya and MadaMasr, and shown at the MoMA in San Francisco, the Townhouse Gallery in Cairo, among others.