Mariam Bazeed

New York

Mariam Bazeed


Mariam Bazeed is an Egyptian immigrant, writer, spoken word artist, performance artist, stage actor, and cook living in Brooklyn. An alliteration-leaning writer of prose, poetry, plays, and pantry lists, their work across genres has been published in print and online, and their plays have been performed in festivals in the United States and abroad. Their play, Kilo Batra: In Death More Radiant, written with Kamelya Omayma Youssef in three columns and two languages, will be premiering in December 2021 at the Arab American National Museum.

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See their work at Prelude 2021

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This year at Prelude, we are trying out

chain curating!

Mariam Bazeed

was invited by curator

Sivan Battat

and forms a part of

Chain 2


faggy faafi Cairo boy

Friday, 29 October 2021

7pm ET


faggy faafi Cairo boy

A play set in Cairo and Purgatory, that attempts to answer the question, "Can homophobia survive the grave?"


Mariam Bazeed, Dina El Kamelr, Louis Sallan, Martin Zebari


Segal Talk: Chain Curation Thread 2

Tuesday, 26 October 2021

12pm ET


Segal Talk: Chain Curation Thread 2

In conversation with New York based artists and curators that comprise the second chain in our chain curation programming this year.


Declan Zhang, Sivan Battat, Mariam Bazeed, Stefa Marin Alarcon

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