Nicène Kossentini : Press

Museum & Institutional Acquisitions

01 November 2016

We are elated to announce that few of our artists were added to major collections. The recent acquisitions are as follows: the artwork entitled Array (2016. Mixed media on notebooks and perspex) by Lina Ben Rejeb from Tunisia was acquired by the Boghossian Foundation; Food for Thought All-Muallaqat 2  (2014. Eleven burnt pots installation) by Maha […]

Nicène Kossentini | Sign(s) of the Time(s)

05 May 2016

© Copyright 2016 anotherafrica. Clelia Coussonnet What is left when our landmarks and our memories disappear? Moreover, in an ever-changing world, whose metamorphic pace is verging towards the frenetic, how is our ability to think and dream being influenced? Reflecting on our identity, and asking Who am I? escapes none of us. It means being […]

8 truly inspirational African artists you should know

25 June 2015

© Copyright 2015 One.  Cathleen McGovern   Nicene Kossentini – Tunisia Now living and working in Tunis, Kossentini was born in Sfax, Tunisia in 1976. Although she studied in France, she returned to Tunis as the Assistant Professor of Experimental Cinema at the University of Tunis, a position she still holds. A photographer and filmmaker, […]

Personal and National Histories: Interview with Nicѐne Kossentini

22 March 2015

© Copyright 2015 artctualite. Polly Brock Tunisian artist Nicѐne Kossentini’s work centres on her interest in memory and personal and collective histories. Primarily working with photography and video, the artist examines her origins through the lens of her culture and using images of women from her family. Kossentini creates a collective narrative of female identity […]

Nicene Kossentini I Book Launch & Screening

16 April 2015 - 16 April 2015

April 16 2015 at 6:30 pm Maison de l’Image Tunis, Tunisia The Flight of the Butterfly or the Myth of Icarus Revisited (2014) Published by Selma Feriani Gallery / Text by Christine Buci-Glucksmann Selma Feriani Gallery – in partnership with Maison de l’Image – invites you to the launch of Nicene Kossentini’s The flight of […]

Nicène Kossentini, poétique de l’éphémère par Christine Buci-Glucksmann I Art Absolument (FR)

26 September 2014 - 28 December 2014

Inaugurée le 26 septembre dernier à la Galerie Selma Feriani de Sidi Bou Saïd, « L’envol du papillon ou le mythe d’Icare revisité », l’œuvre multimédia de Nicène Kossentini nous convie à une véritable esthétique de l’éphémère. Un parcours de regards et de mythes.

Nicène Kossentini: Evoking Imaginary Spaces (Interview with ContemporaryAnd)

21 March 2014 - 27 July 2014

ContemporaryAnd interviews Tunisian artist Nicène Kossentini, whose art is featured in the exhibition “The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Hell, Purgatory revisited by Contemporary African Artists” at the MMK (Museum of Moderne Kunst)

Nicene Kossentini | Pascal Hachem | Ziad Antar: Songs of Loss and Songs of Love, Gwangju Museum of Art, South Korea

16 May 2014 - 13 July 2014

The Gwangju Museum of Art was established in 1992 and has been under the management of the Gwangju Biennale Committee ever since the opening of the Biennale Hall in 1995. Songs of Loss and Songs of Love will provide a unique and deep survey of Arab Contemporary art by carefully selecting meaningful artwork by leading […]

Nicene Kossentini : Recreational Purpose, Bahrain National Museum, Bahrain

13 April 2014 - 15 August 2014

Nicéne Kossentini participates in the group show Recreational Purpose, a group photography exhibition commissioned by Bahrain National Museum on the occasion of Manama’s Capital of Arab Tourism 2013. Six photographers from across the Arab World were invited to Bahrain for a short-term residency to work. The exhibition offers eleven personal and subjective readings of the […]

Nicene Kossentini: The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Hell, Purgatory, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt

21 March 2014 - 27 July 2014

The Divine Comedy: Heaven and Hell, Purgatory (revisited by Contemporary African Artists) the MMK will serve as a stage for Dante’s Divine Comedy on 4,500 square meters of exhibition space. In this early 14th century epic, which combines central notions of Christianity and religious concepts of antiquity, the Italian poet Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) explores theological, […]

Nicène Kossentini in Visual Artbeat #11

01 February 2013 - 30 April 2013

Feature piece about Nicène Kossentini’s Boujmal series, published in Visual Artbeat #11

Nicène Kossentini : Canvas Guide ‘Boujmal’ Series

25 November 2011 - 25 November 2011

Article from Canvas Guide about Tunisian artist Nicène Kossentini’s ‘Boujmal’ Series, published on the 25th November 2011