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TASAWAR [3]

The 3nd edition will start in September 2021, see all info here TASAWAR 2021-2022 It will be hosted in a regional, cooperative network of the several GOETHE-INSTITUTS.

ON | OFF

ON | OFF is the first online exhibition and program, developed and produced by the fellows of TASAWAR [2], see all info here ON | OFF

TASAWAR [2]

Inspite of the ongoing Corona pandemic, the 2nd edition startet in September 2020, see all info here TASAWAR 2020-2021

TALKS

The TRANSCULTURAL TALKS are an explorative conversation format to discuss societal disorders, see all info here TRANSCULTURAL TALKS

MATTER OF TIME

MATTER OF TIME is a context-sepcific exhibition project in Sidi Bou Said, see see all info MATTER OF TIME

TASAWAR [1]

The studios started in September 2019, see here all info TASAWAR CURATORIAL STUDIOS 2019-2021

TASAWAR Webstudio 24

29 January 2021 | 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm ON | OFF by TASAWAR Collective - Feedback TASAWAR TRANSCULTURAL TALKS - Update - Backhosts for online reception and chat -...

LAB 5

22 January 2021 | 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm FEEDBACK to MOT Publication's Text's Drafts The sessions are open to be visited by all participants. Please add your name when...

TASAWAR Webstudio 23

15 January 2021 | 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm TASAWAR TALKS Update MATTER OF TIME Publication Please place your texts ready for the editor here MATTER OF TIME Fundraising Update...

TASAWAR Webstudio 22

4 December 2020 | 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm MATTER OF TIME Publication Meeting with the editor MATTER OF TIME Publication Please place your texts ready for the editor here...

TASAWAR Webstudio 21

20 November 2020 | 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm MATTER OF TIME Publication Please place the tandem's texts you worked on here ART CRITICISM Please place your recommendations for critical...

TASAWAR Workshop 2

13 November 2020 | 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm | Tunis, Downtown | Hosted by Salma Kossemtini and Emily Sarsam An Emergence of an Art Scene: Structures and networks within...

TASAWAR Webstudio 20

6 November 2020 | 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm AWARDED ART CRITICS Art Cologne Art Critic Award 2020 Noemi Smolik: Marlene Dumas Paints Vulnerable Yet Strong Women Through History. Frieze...

TASAWAR Webstudio 19

23 October 2020 | 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm DISCOURSE ON DISPLAY Please add your presentations here Presentations by Amin and Imen/Dorrine MATTER OF TIME Publication Tandem-exchange to edit your...

TASAWAR Webstudio 18

9 October 2020 | 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm DISCOURSE ON DISPLAY Please add your presentations here Presentations by Amin and Imen/Dorrine TRANSCULTURAL TALKS: 29 to 30 January 2021 Timeline...

TASAWAR Webstudio 17

24 September 2020 | 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm 2.00 pm / Aisha Abbassi 2.30 pm / Samir Bahri 3.00 pm / Ons Kammoun 3.30 pm / Imen Zarrouk 4.00...

TASAWAR Webstudio 16

11 September 2020, | 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm MATTER OF TIME Artists' Interviews Please place your transcripts here INTERVIEW TO TEXT Examples Please read/watch at least one of the...

TASAWAR Webstudio 15

21 August 2020, | 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm Discourse on Display: Small Lectures Please add your presentations here Aisha Abbassi / Amira Chihaoui / Chiraz Mosbah / Dorrine Nasri...

Serra Tansel

#ARTFORMS Video, installation, drawing, painting #MATERIALS / MEDIA mixed media #GUIDING INTERESTS Serra Tansel’s practice engages with the ways in which we settle into our world, our cities, our homes...

Katerina Kallivroussi

Katerina Kallivroussi is a cultural producer and art mediator based in the Netherlands and in Greece. Katerina holds a BA in Modern Greek Language and Literature from the National and...

Irene Urrutia

Irene Xochitl Urrutia is a Mexican/Canadian curator currently based in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. As a curator and researcher, she is fascinated by the ecological, political, and epistemological possibilities of contemporary...

experimental art | الفن التجريبي

الفن اللي يعتمد على التجربة ويستعمل مواد وطرق فيها تجديد وابتكار تتركّز على صدم المتفرج، يعني يشوف حاجات ما كانش لا ينتظرها ولا يتوقّعها. الفن اللي تشوفو في بلايص تخرج...

Mahir Namur

A Few Words About Me _ Having had many years of work experience in various professions, businesses and positions in different countries and cultures, and dealt with many challenges in...

Emily Sarsam

Emily Sarsam is a cultural worker currently based in Tunis. Through her personal creative work she attempts to make sense of the city's complex social fabric through sound, movement and...

TASAWAR Webstudio 8

Due to the global Coronavirus crisis, we will host webstudios and meet online in the next three months. The first one takes place on March 26, 2020. March 26, 2020...

TASAWAR Studio 7

March 5, 2020 // 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm March 6, 2020 // 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm March 7, 2020 // 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm (more…)

TASAWAR Studio 6

February 12, 2020 // 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm // Ennejma Ezzahra Site-Scouting Individual meetings to confirm the MOT sites Bettina Pelz, Amen Gharbi February 12, 2020 // 10.00 am...

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...

Mediation | وساطة

.عمليّة الوساطة الّي تسهّل التواصل بين أكثر من طرف .في المجال الفنّي : الوساطة الفنّية هي العمليّة الّي تسهّل و تڤــدح التفّكير في العمل الفنّي

Guiding Idea | فكرة توجيهية

مخ الهدرة ، الفكرة التّوجيهيّة اللّي تفود فيك في المجال الفنّي: الفكرة الّي تبدى بيها العمليّة الابداعيّة و تكمّل اتّبعك في التطوير حتى توصل للنتيجة النهائيّة للعمل الفنّي. الفكرة التوجيهيّة...

motif

زخرفة وإلّا موتيف هي شكل و إلّا الفكرة إلي تتعاود في عمل فني كيما الزخرفة و الاشكال الهندسية في الفن الإسلامي

Approach

مقاربة .هي الثنية اللي يختارها الفنان بش يعبر، يخدم ويوصل نظرته

Will Furtado

QUOTE An Afrofuturism Show With No Black Artists: What Went Wrong at Berlin’s Künstlerhaus Bethanien? Our institutions deserve to be led by directors aware of the continual effects of colonialism...

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…)

Manel Ben Ali

Manel Ben Ali is a visual artist by background. She is holding stop motion workshops for kids since 2018, she is also working as a visual and graphic facilitator in...

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...

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...

Khadija Hamdi-Soussi

Khadija Hamdi-Soussi spends six years in Paris attending biennials, fairs and artists' studios. She has also worked at the Arab World Institute in Paris and has done several internships in...

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...

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...

MATTER OF TIME

"Matter Of Time" will be an exhibition project of contemporary art in the heritage environment of Ennejma Ezzahra in Sidi Bou Said. It will take place from 9 to 11...

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 _...

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...

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 a curatorial statement?

Is a text written by a curator or the organization to present the exhibition, in different formats: text on the wall of the entrance, catalog, fliers, web format, the text...

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...

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 Tables

31 October 2019 Hosted by Club Gingembre, curated by Petra Swais and Emily Sarsam, cooked by Siavash Eshghi & Elyes Lariani With special guests: Ymen Berhouma Ali Tnani Sofiane Ouissi...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ......

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 stage manager based in Tunis. Since 2015 His activities are dedicated to contemporary art. He has been working as an assistant and stage...

Imen Zarrouk

Imen Zarrouk is a communications specialist, radio and TV journalist, translator and aspiring curator. 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...

TASAWAR Studio 1

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

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

// MATTER OF TIME _ 8 to 11 April 2021 // Studio 21 _ 2 April 2021 MATTER OF TIME Preparation // Studio 20 _ 5 March 2021 RESEARCH ON...

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...

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...

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

    Dorrine Nasri is an accomplished creative , professional with a proven track , record in all aspects of the creative process: conceptualization , planning , execution . FORMATION...

Imen Bahri

Imen Bahri is an academic teacher and artist.   TEACHING Since 2007, she is an academic teacher on photography at the Higher Institute of Fine Arts of Sfax, Tunis and...

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...