Maha Maamoun is an Egyptian artist who lives and works in Cairo. She primarily works with photography and video. She has visited Amman twice before, firstly as an artist participating in Meeting Points 4, where her work Domestic Tourism I, a series of Light boxes, was exhibited at Makan in 2004. Her second visit was on 2007 as assistant curator for Meeting Points 5. Her current residency at Makan is in the framework of the upcoming exhibition Momentarily Learning from Mega-Events, curated by Ala Younis. Maamoun is a founding board member of the Contemporary Image Collective (CiC), an art space in Cairo.