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.

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Malek Gnaoui, étonnant céramiste

28 May 2015

Malek Gnaoui est un jeune créateur d’art contemporain, dont les installations interpellent les sens. Il sort la céramique de son carcan habituel pour mettre en forme des atmosphères inattendues.

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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, […]

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AO On-Site – Venice: “All the World’s Futures” at the Giardini in Venice Through November 22nd, 2015

09 May 2015

© Copyright 2015 Art Observed. D. Creahan The Central Pavilion in Venice’s Giardini is the second site for All the World’s Futures, the main curatorial project around which the Biennale centers itself.  Featuring another series of artists spread out inside the exhibition space’s remarkable white facade, the exhibition continues its investigation of debris and late capitalism through a more playful, yet equally critical […]

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Venice Power Brokers: Okwui Enwezor, Curator of “All the World’s Futures”

27 April 2015

© Copyright 2015 Blouin artinfo. Eric Bryant, Angela M.H. Schuster, Art + Auction   Since its founding 120 years ago as a single exhibition with an array of mostly European artists, la Biennale di Venezia has grown into a sprawling collection of shows and events taking place over more than six months. In fact, this year’s extravaganza — […]

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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 […]

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Ismaïl Bahri en quête d’indicible (Fr)

23 April 2015

© Copyright 2015 Connaissance des Arts. Marie Maertens   L’œuvre d’Ismaïl Bahri pourrait paraphraser l’essai de Daniel Arasse, On n’y voit rien, tant ses explorations se mènent de manière subtile et discrète. Quand Ismaïl Bahri dessine, par exemple sa série Écumes de 2009, il le fait avec du lait, et lorsqu’il filme ses déambulations dans […]

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Ziad Antar I Derivable sculpture series

11 July 2015 - 15 November 2015

Riverside Walk Gardens 60 Millbank, London SW1P 4R Selma Feriani Gallery & Almine Rech Gallery In collaboration with Shubbak & Westminster Council On-site Tour & Artist Talk | 11.07.15 | 14hrs Free admission Exhibition Dates | 11.07 to 15.11.15 Learn about the show Learn about the artist Ziad Antar was born in 1978 in Saida, […]

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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 […]

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