art practice spans across performance, semiotics, street dance, readymade art and digital media. Shaheen was born in Dubai to Palestinian parents and moved to Sydney at the age of 11. Drawing from his street dance background as well as Palestinian cultural dance traditions, Shaheen︎
traverses different roles within the arts, working as a performer, teacher, choreographer and digital artist. He holds a Bachelor in Design from Western Sydney University (2014) and in addition to his artistic practice, Feras works as a freelance graphic designer, photographer and film maker ︎.
They call people like Feras︎
multipotentialites—those whose interests and talents span multiple areas. What enables him to excel in these somewhat divergent fields are his problem solving, creative thinking, and visual communication skills. Working at the fulcrum of beauty and culture, Feras strives for logic rather than decoration, creating meaningful experiences for all involved.
Feras is also a member of Encounter, Marrugeku, Buggy Bumpers Crew, Groove Therapy Agency, Cultural Renegades and KlappSquad. Feras has been awarded The Australian Ballet’s Telstra Emerging Choreographer (TEC) in 2021.