Manar Moursi is a Kuwait-born Egyptian researcher, architect, and artist. Manar studied architecture at the University of Virginia and Princeton University. Her artistic work comprises the fields of installation, performance, photography, artist book, and writing. It explores tensions in the built environment, particularly public spaces and draws from her architectural training. Manar has presented her work in venues across the Middle East, Mexico, Canada, and Europe. In addition to her art practice, Manar is currently pursuing a Phd in Art and Architectural History, Theory, and Criticism at MIT. Her recent artistic explorations reflect her research interests in feminist theory, new materialism, sensory atmospheres, and decolonization.