Azza Zein

Azza Zein is a Beirut-born, Melbourne-based artist. She is currently pursuing an MFA at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne. Her practice-led research explores how gestures and material encounter can comment on the dematerialization of the economy. Using dryer’s lint, textile, shell inlay, wood carving, her recent works Taskscape (2019), Residual Lines (2018), and Stoppage(2018) counter abstraction, standardization, and the invisibility of domestic labour. She had several solo and group exhibitions in artist-run spaces around Melbourne as well as participated in art residencies in Argentina (Transacciones Utopicas, 2016) and India (Varanasi, Kriti Gallery residency, 2018). In 2012, she published her first book of Arabic poems and drawings. Http://