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CENTRAL,Tunis – Downtown

CENTRAL, 15 Avenue de Carthage, Tunis – Downtown   Central is a contemporary art space for  an open Art & fun , where the exhibition becomes an artistic experience. Every...

B’Chira Art Center, Tunis

B'Chira Art Center, Tunis Contemporary Art Center : In fact, it is a cultural project founded by Bchira Triki Bouazizi that not only participates in exhibitions, but also introductory and...

TASAWAR Studio 5

January 9, 2020 // 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm January 10, 2020 // 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm January 11, 2020 // 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm CENTRAL, 15 Avenue...

15TH LYON BIENNALE 2019

15TH LYON BIENNALE 2019 Contemporary Art PRESENTATION The Biennale de Lyon is an international contemporary art event taking place every two years in Lyon and its Metropolis, France. It is...

RABAT Biennial

1st Edition Of RABAT Biennial PRESENTATION TIME From the 24th Sept to 18th Dec 2019 CITY Rabat.mco PLACES In the museum MOHAMED V but also in several places of the...

Zimoun

#ARTFORMS Sound sculpture, installation, kinetic   #MATERIALS Cardbord, wood, plastic, dc-motors, kinetics   #GUIDING INTERESTS Rythm and chaos, minimalist constructions, lifelike complex sounds, sounds and human emotions   #STATEMENT I’m...

Terms

Moving Between Languages Starting Point The idea of a Tunisian glossary for contemporary art started since early discussions about the TASAWAR program. The program is focused in general on art...

Fujiko Nakaya

#ARTFORMS Installation, intervention, sculpture, site specific, interactive, #MATERIALS / MEDIUM Gas, fog, kinetics, the nature #Guiding interests Dialogue with Nature and art, birth and death, #Statement Fog, like clouds, forms...

MATTER OF TIME

>> To all readers: This is a developing text on an exhibition project we plan in March 2020 at the Palais D'Erlanger in Sidi Bou Said. >> To all partners...

MATTER OF TIME _ Curatorial Approach

MANIFEST Draft while developing an exhibition concept for Ennjema Ezzahra in 2020 #content (Syrine Siala + Mariem Essaddi) Brainstorming: Wording from the site_the context_the location: Cultural Heritage _ History _...

13th biennial DAK’ART 2018

TIME 3 May TO 2 June 2018 CITY DAKAR.SEN PLACE http://biennaledakar.org/2018/category/les-sites-dexposition/ THEME The 2018 edition focused on  Contempory African Art and transformations of the intellectual and normative frameworks. CURATORIAL PARAMETERS...

Najah Zarbout

ARTFORMS drawings, paintings, carvings, installations, videos, urban interventions MATERIALS / MEDIA papers, paintings, screens, different objects  GUIDING INTERESTS Najah is a tunisian visual artist who works on different socio-cultural aspects. ...

Selim Ben Cheikh

ARTFORMS Installations   MATERIALS/MEDIA Mixed media, photography   GUIDING INTERESTS His research is often linked to the socio-political news of Tunisia and the MENA region.     EXHIBITIONS Selection Solo...

12th Bamako Encounters 2019

International Photography Biennial Celebrating its 25 years of existence since the first edition in 1994 PRESENTATION TIME From 30th Nov. 2019 to 31st Jan. 2020 CITY Bamako.ml PLACES National Museum...

HASSAN HAJJAJ

ARTFORMS photography, design, and filmmaking MATERIALS / MEDIA recycling Objects ,portraiture, installation, performance, fashion, and interior design GUIDING INTERESTS A photographer, designer, and filmmaker, Hassan Hajjaj is one of Morocco’s...

Yosra Turki

Yosra Turki is a designer based in Tunis . During her university years, she tried through her choices of specialization and projects to question the role of design in addressing...

What is Curatorial Statement

Curatorial statement What is a curatorial Statement? Is a text written by a curator or the organisation to present the exhibition , in different formats : text on the wall...

Va Jo

ARTFORMS Objects, installation, performance, graffiti, fashion. MATERIALS / MEDIA textiles, projection, paint, aerosol spray . GUIDING INTERESTS Jawher Soudani known as Va Jo, is a street artist, illustrator and designer,...

Okwui Enwezor

Okwuchukwu Emmanuel Enwezor, Nigerian-born poet, art critic, art historian, and curator who helped bring global attention to African art. He was the only person to curate both the Venice Biennale...

Valerie Kabov

QUOTE It all began in November 2009, with a “once only/once in a lifetime” invitation from a friend working on a film in Zimbabwe to visit Africa and side-perk of...

Abhishek Nilamber

CURATORIAL AFFAIRS Since 2018 | Berlin.de, SAVVY Contemporary: United Screens BIO Since 2016 | Lives in Berlin.de 1976 | Born in Kochi.in LINKS Facebook: Abishek Nilamber SAVVY Contemporary: Team /...

TASAWAR Dinners

Tasawar dinners have been conceived in order to bring together artists, curators and researchers to meet with Tasawar participants and exchange in conversations and experiences in the format of spontaneous...

16th Istanbul Biennale 2019

Istanbul Bienali 16th International Art Exhibition Curatorial statement by Nicolas Bourriaud, Curator of the 16th International Art Exhibition https://bienal.iksv.org/en/16th-istanbul-biennial/curator-s-statement   AUTHOR Chiraz Mosbah  

art | فن

WHAT DOES ART MEAN? Extremely difficult to define, due to its vast diversity of historical and contemporary meanings, art is one of the central concepts of the TASAWAR Curatorial Studios....

ISMAÏL BAHRI

ARTFORMS Videos, installation MATERIALS / MEDIA photography, mixed media GUIDING INTERESTS "Impermanence lies at the heart of the work of the Franco-Tunisian artist Ismaïl Bahri. Placing a sheet of wind-tossed...

Mariska De Groot

ARTFORMS Objects, installation, performance MATERIALS / MEDIA   GUIDING INTERESTS Intrigued by the phenomena and history of optical sound, Mariska de Groot (1982, NL) makes, performs and composes for comprehensive...

Ben Fury

Après un parcours de breakdance, Ben Fury a commencé à travailler comme professionnel de la danse contemporaine il y a plus de 10 ans avec des compagnies et chorégraphes tels...

Curatorial Statement

"Curatorial statements" offer insights into the curator's general approach to what shapes his/her way of curatorial action. "Curatorial rationales" explain the logic of the curatorial setting of an exhibition. Both...

Tania El Khoury

ARTFORMS live art, interactive installations, performances, research and performance, relational aesthetics MATERIALS / MEDIA audience as an active collaborator, collection, archives, . . . GUIDING INTERESTS cultural exchange refugees +...

TASAWAR تصور

"TASAWAR تصور" is a complex Arabic word coming form the root TASAWAR. Direct meaning/definition in Arabic is to imagine (to draw an image in the mind). Looking into several dictionaries...

Floy Krouchi

  ARTFORMS sound sculpture radio art pieces between documentary, essay and fiction -installations -live performance with invented dispositive «bass holograms» -sound sculpture / new instruments connecting ancient sacred practices to...

THOMAS BELLINCK

ARTFORMS performance, films, play, installations   GUIDING INTERESTS « This artist is constantly looking for European and non-European territories, fields of research for his artistic and intellectual questions: Brussels as...

Ryan Hewett

ARTFORMS Paintings MATERIALS / MEDIA knifes, brushwork , paint rollers Ryan Hewett is a South African born painter living and working from Cape Town. Known for his contemporary grotesque and...

Meriem AOUADI

Meriem Aouadi has been working as a marketer with a focus on the creative industries. She specializes in brand management, marketing strategy, and digital communication and has founded a platform...

Rirkrit Tiravanija

Contemporary Thai artist and pioneer of the Relational Aesthetics movement. Born 1961 in Buenos Aires.ar LINKS http://www.artnet.com/artists/rirkrit-tiravanija/ PHOTO Courtesy of PaperMag

Azza Mezghani

Azza Mezghani is an architect and a musician. In 2019, she took part of SEE DJERBA festival in Houmet Souk as an artist in the Young Masters Program, where she...

Ursula Scherrer

ARTFORMS Installation / performance / / videos / texts MATERIALS / MEDIA works on paper / Objects / screens / photography / mixed media .. GUIDING INTERESTS Her aesthetic training...

Amin Gharbi

Amin GHARBI is a management consultant based in Tunis. Since 2017 he started doing consultancy missions in grant-writing and M&E for local, national and international NGOs. Working in this field...

Hayfa Mahmoud

Hayfa Mahmoud is an architect and curator based in Tunis. CURATORIAL STATEMENT Art is a source of inspiration and imagination that help me to think in another manner, connecting the...

Mouna Jemal Siala

ARTFORMS Her work combines digital, virtual and real dimensions. Photography , installation, , interventions, video , photomontage ... MATERIALS / MEDIA Papers , wire, roasting, screen, light, mixed media ......

Aisha A Abbassi

Aisha A Abbassi is an interdisciplinary artist and designer living in Tunis. After two years of working as a graphic designer, she left the industry in search of a more...

Sofiane Ouissi

PRACTICE 2007-2019 | Tunis.tn | DREAM CITY | with Selma Ouissi 2014 | Tate Modern.uk | Les Yeux d’Argos : Performance Room 2007 | Waçl : choreographic piece 2004 | STOP…...

TASAWAR c/o DREAM CITY Program

TASAWAR Brunch Minassa _ 4 October 2019, 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm _ 5 October 2019, 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm TANIA EL KHOURY: Gardens Speak Dribet Dar Hussein _...

Héla Doghri

Héla doghri is a fashion desginer, artisanal ceramics and  and junior curator based in tunis ,She has been part of the core teams of INTERFERENCE in Tunis and SEE DJERBA...

Samir Bahri

Samir Bahri is an artistic technical and artistic stage manger based in Tunis. Since 2015 His activities are dedicated to contemporary art. He has been working as an assistant manager...

Imen Zarrouk

    TASAWAR Interest Imen Zarrouk is a communications specialist, radio and TV journalist, translator and aspiring curator. [URIS id=1371]   LINKS LinkedIn.Imen Zarrouk

Sana Mahfoudhi

Sana Mahfoudhi, was born in Tunisia. After her studies at the Higher Institute of Fine Arts of Tunis and a degree in Sciences and Techniques of the Arts, with a...

Syrine Siala

Syrine Siala is an architect and curator based in Tunis. Focus of her present activities is the interplay of contemporary art, socio-cultural interventions and socio-economic impacts. She has been part...

58th Venice Biennale 2019

La Biennale di Venezia 58th International Art Exhibition   International Biennial of Art Exhibition TIME 11th May to 24th November 2019 CITY Venice.it PLACE Arsenale Giardini https://www.labiennale.org/en/venues THEME «The title...

Ali Hussain Merza

ARTFORMS Drawings, installations, scenography   MATERIALS / MEDIA Canvas, papers, collage, found objects, oil, acrylic, mixed media   GUIDING INTERESTS Visual artist and Scenographer (Kingdom of Bahrain) Ali Hussain is...

Curatorial Programs

Study programs on curatorial acting _ recommended by the TASAWAR Community Munich.de / Salzburg.at, University of Salzburg: Curating in Performing Arts Yerevan.am, AICA Institute for Contemporary Art Yerevan: ICA School:...

DREAM CITY Program

TEXT Collection DREAM CITY is a multidisciplinary festival of contemporary art organized in the public space exhibiting works resulting from an artistic production process lasting more than a year, during...

MANIFESTA: Art Mediation

MANIFESTA The Nomadic European Biennial _ Network _ Art Mediation Art Education – or preferably Art Mediation – today is a vibrant field. Throughout the whole of the visual arts...

TASAWAR Zine

[pt_view id="35439661nr"] FEATURES IMAGE Corrie Francis Parks. SEE DJERBA Houmt Souk 2019. Photo Corrie Francis Parks.

Wadi Mhiri

ARTFORMS Objects, installation, intervention, performance MATERIALS / MEDIA Ceramics, textiles, uv-light, projection GUIDING INTERESTS In his recent works, Wadi Mhiri directs his artistic attention to the nature and causes of...

Open Tasks

STUDIO 4 _ 5 to 7 December 2019 Take your time to prepare for the next studio MATTER OF TIME International Exhibition Project _ artist suggestion Please add an artist...

Hinda Rezgui

Hinda Rezgui studies Architecture at the National School of Architecture and Urbanism of Tunis. She has been part of 'Le village des créateurs' hosted by Fashion Week Tunis 2019, dedicated...

Imen Cherif

Imen Cherif is an orthoptist by backgrounds and also an art lover. In 2016 she launched with a local collective a social movement called IjouGdena promoting alternative and cultural tourism...

Ons Kammoun

Ons Kammoun is a marketeer, junior consultant and curator based in Tunis. CURATORIAL STATEMENT Driven by considerable flexibility and spirit of inquiry, I had fallen into curating. Curating is the...

Mariem Besbes

Mariem Besbes has a background in contemporary dance with Dominique Dupuy and Peter Goss in Paris. From her craze for textiles she developed a work that links the movement to...

Salma Kossemtini

Salma Kossemtini is an Interior designer and studies Master in the institute of Fine Arts in Nabeul. She has been working as a junior curator in INTERFERENCE the International Light...

Mariem Essaddi

Mariem Essaddi is an architect and curator based in Tunis. The focus of her present activities is the interplay of cultural heritage, contemporary art and socio-cultural aspects. She has been...

Dorrine Nasri

  As a child, I would reproduce the illustrations of the tales to avoid reading them, then I imagined the story from these images. Hello! I am Dorrine Nasri, from Tunisia....

Chiraz Mosbah

ARTFORMS Photography, Cinema, Scenography, Installations   MATERIALS / MEDIA Photography papers, videos, films, documentaries, objects, recycled objects   TASAWAR INTERESTS Chiraz Mosbah, Interior designer. Teaching design at the Higher Institute...

Imen Bahri

Imen Bahri is an academic teacher.   RESEARCH She is preparing an online platform on photography in Tunisia.   TEACHING Since 2007, she is an academic teacher on photography at...

Maher Meriah

Maher Meriah is an architect and a junior curator based in Tunis. The focus of his present activities are the interplay of contemporary art, socio-cultural interventions and socio-economic impact. He...

Malika Hagemann

Malika Hagemann is an artist based in Germany.   EXHIBITIONS 2019 | Jardin Franco-allemand, Saarbruecken.de | Baum & Bild 19. Group exhibition 2018 | Medina of Tunis.tn | INTERFERENCE International...

SEE DJERBA Houmt Souk 2019

International Media Art Biennial TIME 29 August to 1 September 2019 CITY Houmt Souk / Djerba.tn PLACE Decentral exhibition project in public space THEME Mixed Realities CONTENT Inspired by the...

Nidhal Chamekh

ARTFORMS drawings, objects, installations, interventions MATERIALS / MEDIA graphite, ink, papers, photography, found objects, mixed media GUIDING INTERESTS Like a forensic scientist, he explores artistic technics to collect, to preserve,...

TASAWAR Glossary

TASAWAR | تصور [lgc_column grid="33" tablet_grid="33" mobile_grid="100" last="false"] A-I aesthetic dimension | البعد الجمالي approach art | فن art curator | أمين فني art mediation | الوساطة الفنية art mediator...

Discourse

Good reads: platforms, webzines, magazines _ recommended by the TASAWAR Community [lgc_column grid="33" tablet_grid="50" mobile_grid="100" last="false"] CURATORIAL AFFAIRS Journal of Curatorial Studies ONCURATING CURA The Artist as Curator Curator the...

Petra Swais

PRACTICE 2018-2019 | B7L9 Program Manager c/o Kamel Lazaar Foundation (more…)

TASAWAR Studio 1

SUMMARY [URIS id=1208]Photos: Malika Hagemann. STUDIO 1 _ 12 Sept 2019 Introduction of Goethe-Institute: Slides by Emily Sarsam and Frederike Meyer The Goethe-Institut is a non-profit German cultural association operating...

TASAWAR Studio 2

3 October 2019 // 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm 4 October 2019 // 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm + 5 October 2019 // 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm _ Brunch...

TASAWAR Studio 3

SUMMARY [gallery columns="1" size="full" ids="2928,2926,2927,2925,2923,2922,2921,2920,2919,2918,2917,2916"] Photos: Ahlem Metoui / Ennejma Ezzahra October 31, 2019 // 11.00 pm to 5.00 pm November 1, 2019 // 11.00 pm to 5.00 pm November...

TASAWAR Studio 4

December 5, 2019 // 2.00 pm to 9.00 pm December 6, 2019 // 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm December 7, 2019 // 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm (more…)