Nidhal Chamekh : Press

Nidhal Chamekh & Massinissa Selmani at Modern Art Oxford

14 July 2018

  Nidhal Chamekh & Massinissa Selmani A Slice through the World: Contemporary Artists’ Drawings Exhibition Ends | 09.09.18 Modern Art Oxford | Oxford, U.K. The exhibition at Modern Art Oxford brings together a dynamic selection of recent works by 14 international artists who are committed to the materiality of paper and pencil, showcasing a remarkable attention to detail and […]

A Tunis, le festival Dream City installe l’art contemporain au cœur de la médina (FR)

11 October 2017

© Copyright 2017 Le Monde. Frédéric Bobin Pour la cinquième édition de la biennale, l’artiste Nidhal Chamekh a encagé la Porte de la mer pour dénoncer l’obsession sécuritaire dans les villes. De loin, l’arc de marbre et de granit semble gainé d’une membrane transparente, grisée, légère comme une mousseline. De près, la texture du voile se fait plus […]


11 October 2017

Selma Feriani Gallery would like to congratulate both Nidhal Chamekh and Massinissa Selmani for their inclusion at the forthcoming Biennale d’architecture d’Orléans curated by Abdelkader Damani and Luca Galofaro. The Biennale d’Architecture d’Orléans, heir to the ArchiLab, is an intersecting vision from over forty contemporary architects working on building a shared world, a world of proximities. The […]

Selma Feriani Gallery at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

05 October 2017 - 08 October 2017

We are elated to announce our participation to 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair 2017 in London. We will be showing new works on paper by Tunisian artist Nidhal Chamekh.


03 May 2017

We are elated to announce that two of our artists were added to major collections. The recent acquisitions are as follows: the artwork entitled Lunar I by Eva Nielsen from France was acquired by the Beaux-Arts de Paris thanks to the association of Les Amis des Beaux-Arts de Paris; Trois Poses de Fadhel Sassi by Tunisian artist Nidhal Chamekh was acquired […]

Nidhal Chamekh at the Yinchuan Biennale

09 September 2016 - 18 December 2016

Selma Feriani Gallery is delighted to announce that Nidhal Chamekh will participate to the first edition of the Yinchuan Biennale in China. Titled For an Image, Faster Than Light the inaugural edition will witness more than 80 international artists representing all facets of the global spectrum and from all parts (east–west, north–south) working on contemporary […]

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 […]

« Mnēmē » de Nidhal Chamekh : l’art par temps de détresse (FR)

08 October 2016

© Copyright 2016 Nawaat. Adnen Jdey Montages de la mémoire Singulière, la démarche plastique de Nidhal Chamekh est de celles qui s’acheminent sans hésitation du symptôme à la figurabilité des rêves. Creuser ce sillon en maniant le trait de dessin comme une massue, fut l’enjeu de la série De quoi rêvent les martyrs ? réalisée en […]

Nidhal Chamekh, iconograph of fragments

01 April 2016

© Copyright 2016 Happening. Clotilde Scordia Crowned with the prestige of having been chosen by Okwui Enwezor to participate in the 56th Venice Biennale, an edition charged with geopolitical discourse, Nidhal Chamekh is an artist that is embarking upon a career full of promise. At Selma Feriani gallery, Chamekh’s work is on display alongside Massinissa […]

Interview with Nidhal Chamekh

01 August 2015

Born in Dahmani, Tunisia, in 1985, Nidhal Chamekh studied fine arts in Tunis and Paris, where he now lives. Chamekh exhibits two works in All the World’s Futures, curated by Okwui Enwezor for the 56th Venice Biennale 2015

Interview with Nidhal Chamekh

09 August 2015 - 09 August 2015

© Copyright 2015 Nafas. Emma Chubb Born in Dahmani, Tunisia, in 1985, Nidhal Chamekh studied fine arts in Tunis and Paris, where he now lives. Chamekh exhibits two works in All the World’s Futures, curated by Okwui Enwezor for the 56th Venice Biennale 2015: De quoi rêvent les martyrs? (What do martyrs dream about?) 2012, […]

Nidhal Chamekh at the abc art berlin contemporary

17 September 2015 - 20 September 2015

Selma Feriani Gallery proudly presents new works on paper by Tunisian artist Nidhal Chamekh. Born in 1985 in Dahmani, he graduated at the School of Fine Arts in Tunis and in Paris. He currently lives and works in both cities and his most recent and still on-going projects are being shown at the Arsenale Corderie […]

NIDHAL CHAMEKH in Canvas Magazine’s Special Venice Biennale Issue 2015

06 July 2015 - 09 July 2015

In his series of 12 ink and graphite on paper drawings, Tunisian artist Nidhal Chamekh presents us with a gruesome assemblage of anatomy drawings and deadly weapons.

Venice Biennale: Okwui Enwezor curates spectacular exhibitions

08 May 2015

© Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2015. Jackie Wullschlager Hundreds of knives studded into the ground to resemble spiky flowers; a four-metre wall of battered suitcases; a grainy video of a man choking; the words “Death Love Hate” revolving on a circular neon: these are the first works you see inside Okwui Enwezor’s exhibitions at […]

Venice Biennale 2015 I New on the Rialto

11 April 2015

© Copyright 2015 The Economist This year’s Venice Biennale will be even more surprising than usual, thanks to its Nigerian-born curator OKWUI ENWEZOR, the artistic director of the 2015 Venice Biennale, which opens next month, speaks the slippery, abstract language so common to high-flying contemporary-art curators. An exhibition, he declares, is “a project that will […]

Rencontre avec Nidhal Chamekh I Institut du Monde Arabe (Fr)

03 May 2015

© Copyright 2015 IMA Nidhal Chamekh Né le 29/12/1985 à Dahmani (Tunisie) Vit et travaille entre Paris et Tunis Artiste plasticien 14.04.2015, 18h : A quelques semaines de la 56ème Biennale Internationale d’art contemporain de Venise et du salon d’art contemporain africain 1:54 à New York –manifestations auxquelles il participera–, Nidhal Chamekh, artiste plasticien et […]

Elena Damiani & Nidhal Chamekh at the 56th Venice Biennial: All the World’s Futures

09 May 2015 - 22 November 2015

Venice, Italy Biennale Dates | 09.05 to 22.11.2015 Curated by Okwui Enwezor Selma Feriani Gallery would like to congratulate both Elena Damiani and Nidhal Chamekh for their inclusion at the forthcoming 56th Venice Biennale. The 56th International Art Exhibition will form a unitary itinerary that starts at the Central Pavilion (Giardini) and continues at the […]

Nidhal Chamekh, artiste plasticien: «Mes dessins évoluent par accident» (FR)

13 January 2014

Un sourire timide, contrastant avec le regard vif et acéré du grand observateur qu’il est. Lui c’est Nidhal Chamekh, un artiste plasticien, né en 1985, qui vit et travaille entre Paris et Tunis.

Nidhal Chamekh : Il trace son petit bout de chemin (FR)

09 December 2014

Il archive, décortique, dissèque à la manière de dessins scientifiques l’histoire contemporaine et des bouts de réalité.

ArteEast : Nidhal Chemekh (ENG & FR)

14 January 2014

Nidhal Chemekh’s visual art has often been described as unsettling. His artistic exploration unfolds around complex and fragmented shapes whose meaning is often blurred, almost absent. His designs evolve in accidents, without a predetermined logic that binds one form to another.

Fragmentations et «table à disséquer» (FR)

06 January 2011

Il s’appelle Nidhal Chamekh et c’est un jeune peintre tunisien de 25 ans. Installé en France, depuis deux ans, pour des études doctorales, voilà qu’il commence, déjà, à s’imposer dans la ville des lumières, Paris.