Born in 1982, Salam Yousry works and lives in Cairo. Majoring in painting, he graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University in 2004, and was appointed as a teaching assistant in the same department until 2007. Yousry exhibited in different art spaces such Shelter in Alexandria, Galleria Soul in El-Gouna, and the Russian Cultural Center in Cairo.
In 2002, Yousry founded Al-Tamye Theatre Group in Cairo; in 2010 he initiated the International Choir Project, which traveled to different cities in the world; and in 2012, he organized the Combo Independent Festival at the Rawabet theatre in downtown Cairo.
Since 2010, Yousry has been facilitating community-based workshops in songwriting and performance across the Middle East, Europe and the United States. He also produced several music videos, documentaries and short films.