Salma Eltoukhy

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Salma Eltoukhy (1997) is a curator and cultural events planner. Egyptian based in Rome, she did her masters degree in the curatorial department of the Academy of fine arts of Rome, and had a diploma in music from Royal College of music.

She deals with creating artistic intercultural contacts and dialogues, organizing exhibitions aimed at creating a cultural bridge between the West and the Middle East. Founder of L'OBELISCO, a curatorial collective, aimed at diffusing the Egyptian culture and building a cultural bridge between Italy and Egypt; organizing exhibitions, cultural events, and curatorial projects.

She worked as a cultural mediator at prestigious institutions such as Peggy Guggenheim, the National Gallery of Rome and the European cultural center, and collaborated in the realization of various exhibitions at the fine art academies of Venice and Rome, and galleries in Milan and Spain.  Among her prizes were "Cambridge outstanding learner's award" in Art and Design, "Design & sustainability award" from the MIIT museum, and an Art rights prize finalist.

Speech at the finissage of exhibition Coesione, Acquario Romano\ Casa dell’architettura, Rome, Italy
Vernissage Exhibition
Exhibition Acqua e vita - Egyptian cultural center, Rome, Italy
EUR4Art mentoring symposium - Grimani Palace, Venice
Cultural center of the Egyptian Embassy of Rome.
The Nile life, video art of the artist Ahmed Abdelshafie.
Artisti mostra Acqua e vita - Ufficio culturale Egiziano
Artribune newspaper article - Exhibition Acqua e vita curated by Salma Eltoukhy