Nicène Kossentini

Born 1976. Tunis, Tunisia
Diploma of Arts Appliqués Fine Arts Institute of Tunis. Tunis, Tunisia
Diploma of Études Approfondies en Arts Marc Bloch University. Strasbourg, France
Currently Assistant Professor of Experimental Cinema University of Tunis. Tunis, Tunisia
Lives & Works Tunis, Tunisia


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016
  • Fugitive. Casa Árabe. Cordoba, Spain
2015
  • Dispersal. Muratcentoventidue, Arte Contemporanea. Bari, Italy
2014
  • The Flight of the Butterfly or the Myth of Icarus Revisited. Curated by Christine Buci-Glucksmann. Selma Feriani Gallery. Tunis, Tunisia
  • Histoires en 5 Haltes. Curated by Djalila Cadi-Hanifi. Hamma Gallery. Algiers, Algeria
2012
  • Paraître. Galeria Sabrina Amrani. Madrid, Spain
2011
  • Boujmal. Selma Feriani Gallery. London, UK
2010
  • They Abused Her By Saying. La Boite-Espace dʼArt Contemporain. Tunis, Tunisia
2009
  • What Water Gave Me. Ammar Farhat Gallery. Tunis, Tunisia

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
  • L'Iris de Lucy. Musée départemental d'art contemporain de Rochechouart. Rochechouart, France
  • Effervescence. Curated by Michket Krifa. Institut des Cultures d'Islam. Paris, France
  • Lucy's Iris. Contemporary African Women Artists. MUSAC. Leon, Spain
  • Art Dubai Film. Dubai, UAE
2015
  • Moving Image Art Across the Arab World. Malmö Konsthall, C-Salen. Malmö, Sweden
2014
  • Recreational Purpose. Bahrain National Museum. Manama, Bahrain
  • The Divine Comedy; Heaven, Hell, Purgatory by contemporary African artists. MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst. Curated by Simon Njami. Frankfurt, Germany
  • Moderne Kunst. Curated by Simon Njami. Frankfurt, Germany
  • Songs of Loss and Songs of Love. Curated by Sam Bardaouil and Tim Fellrath. Gwangju Museum of Art. Gwangju, South Korea
2013
  • Portraits. Selma Feriani Gallery. London, UK
  • 25 years of Arabic Creativity. Institut du Monde Arabe. Paris, France
  • Still Fighting Ignorance & Intellectual Perfidy. Pori Art Museum. Finland
2012
  • Rosige Zukunft. Ifa-Galerie. Berlin, Germany
  • Chkoun Ahna. Carthage Museum. Tunis, Tunisia
  • Festival Miradas de Mujeres. Madrid, Spain
  • AIVA. Angelholm International Video Art Festival. Angelholm, Sweden
  • Frontières. Bʼchira Art Center. Tunis, Tunisia
  • Dégagements. Institut du Monde Arabe. Paris, France
2011
  • Toquai. Biennale de photo de Paris. Musée Quai Branly. Paris, France
  • Magreb Dos Orillas. Circulo de Bellas Artes. Madrid, Spain
  • Traversée. Palais des Archevêques. Narbonne, France
  • No Sky, No Earth. Snow Falls Ceaselessly. Dar Mima, Tunisia
2010
  • Dialogue Among Civilizations. Durban, South Africa
  • Ils lʼont leurrée en disant... La boîte Espace dʼart contemporain. Tunis, Tunisia
  • Split. Darb Centre. Cairo, Egypt
2009
  • Aftermath. The 25th Alexandria Biennial. Alexandria, Egypt
  • Forms and Topographies: African Cityscape in Flux. Berlin, Germany
  • La Rue. Ammar Farhat Gallery. Tunis, Tunisia
  • Périfériks. Centre d'art Neuchâtel. Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • The 2nd Thessaloniki Biennal of Contemporary Art. Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Looking Inside Out. Kunstnernes Haus. Oslo, Norway
  • 1st International Video Art Festival. AllArtNow. Damas, Syria
2008
  • Reorientations. Contemporary Arab Representations. Brussels, Belgium
  • Le portrait. Ammar Farhat Gallery. Tunis, Tunisia
  • Liteside Festival. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Without Borders. Thirtieth Biennial of Art of Pontevedra. Pontevedra, Spain
  • Fifth Mediterranean Biennial of Arts. Tunis, Tunisia
  • 2nd Edition of the International Meetings of the Photography. Fes, Morocco
  • Women of Images: Private Space. Museum of Boulogne. Billancourt, France
  • L'Art au féminin. Museum of Contemporary Art. Algiers, Algeria
2007
  • The City and Beyond. African Meetings of Photography. Bamako, Mali
  • Women of Images: Private Space. Museum of Tunis Kheireddine Palace. Tunis, Tunisia
2006
  • The Revealed Image. Orientalism / Contemporary Art. Museum of Tunis Kheireddine Palace. Tunis, Tunisia

Selected Residencies

2016
  • Second Rybon International Artists' Workshop. Iran
2013
  • Ministry of Culture Residency. Bahrain
2012
  • A.R.I.A Artist Residency. Algeria

Collections

British Museum. United Kingdom

Kamel Lazaar Foundation. Tunisia

Museum of Modern Art. Tunisia

Fondation Blachère. France

Sindika Dokolo Foundation. Angola

 

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