Hadeer Omar (1988, Alexandria) is an Egyptian new media artist, designer, and educator. Omar holds an MFA in Design and BFA in Graphic Design from VCUarts Qatar. Her research explores cultural identity and memories, the self, and narratives artfully through immersive XR media and technologies, graphics, photography, VJ performance and video art installations.
She currently serves as an Assistant Professor at VCUarts Qatar, and was a former artist in residence at Fire Station program in Qatar. Her work has been showcased in Egypt, the US, Austria, France, UK, Bulgaria, Qatar, Dubai, Russia and Germany.
Omar's passion for documentary storytelling and cultural movements crosses disciplines within art, immersive technology, new digital media, photography, and film, as a means of presenting stories through her work. She found her way by utilizing digital and analog tools, to observe her surroundings, document her process, and build a body of work that tells stories.