Hakeem AbouKila is an artist from Alexandria, Egypt. Born in 1989, he graduated from the Graphic Arts department of Alexandria University in 2012 with a specialization in printmaking. His interest in various mediums allows him to explore and produce work that includes film, scenography, photography and video as well. AbouKila produces work that attempts to grapple with many prescient issues while successfully helping to push and develop the boundaries of contemporary Egyptian art. He has participated multiple times in the youth salons of Alexandria, as well as in various group exhibitions and workshops both regionally and internationally including the Lyon Festival for Arab Revolutions in France in 2014, and the Turin Festival for Short Films in 2015.