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 […]

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Massinissa Selmani. Between Comedy and Tragedy

25 March 2016

© Copyright 2016 Artpress. Ingrid Luquet-Gad A sheet of tracing paper, a lead pencil, a few swaths of color and some incongruous elements make up a montage revealing the absurdity of certain situations. Press photos — illustrating wars, politics news items — are transformed in disturbing skits that oscillate between burlesque and tragedy, poetry and lies. Works by Massinissa Selmani are on […]

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Meet the Artists: Art Dubai Commissions 2016 | Massinissa Selmani

09 February 2016

© Copyright 2016 The Art Dubai Blog. Nada Bokhowa  Running alongside the residency and projects programme, Art Dubai Commissions 2016 artists include Doa Aly, Massinissa Selmani, Nile Sunset Annex and Sreshta Rit Premnath. Art Dubai Commissions is curated by Yasmina Reggad. ‘I have always been fascinated by the printing environment,’ says Massinissa Selmani, who hails from Algiers. […]

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Les cinq artistes africains de l’année 2015 (Fr)

10 February 2015

© Copyright 2015 Le Monde. Roxana Azimi Massinissa Selmani, quelques grammes de finesse dans un monde de brut  C’est le petit jeune qui monte : Massinissa Selmani exposera à la Biennale de Venise. Avant cela, il sera à l’affiche du Centre de création contemporaine de Tours (31 janvier-29 mars) et dans une exposition de groupe […]

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Massinissa Selmani dessine l’absurdité de la vie à partir de photos de presse (Fr)

01 September 2015

© Copyright 2015 TAFMAG. Julie Maury L’artiste algérien a obtenu la mention spéciale à la 56e Biennale de Venise qui se poursuit jusqu’au 22 novembre 2015. Les dessins tragi-comiques de Massinissa Selmani se sont démarqués par leur extrême sobriété. Les dessins de l’artiste ont une dimension surréaliste et documentaire : des éléments de photographies d’articles […]

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16 Algerian contemporary artists to know now

17 January 2016

© Copyright 2016 Art Radar. Lisa Pollman   Yazid Oulab (b. 1958) is a multimedia artist who received degrees in Fine Arts from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts. Algiers and Ecole de Marseille Lumigny (DNSEP) Marseille, France. His work has been exhibited widely in France and is included in collections of the Centre Pompidou (France), […]

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Massinissa Selmani at the Vendôme Triennale

23 May 2015 - 31 October 2015

The Triennale in Vendôme presents a panorama of creation in the region of Centre-Loire Valley. Through twenty five projects, thirty artists exhibit their work (sculptures, videos, photographs, paintings, drawings, etc) in Rochambeau – a remarkable historic building) as well as at theVendôme Museum and other locations in the city. Free for everyone, the Triennale de […]

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Massinissa Selmani at the 13th Biennale de Lyon | La Vie Moderne

10 September 2015 - 03 January 2016

Since its creation in 1991, Thierry Raspail, artistic director of la Biennale de Lyon, has been inviting each guest curator to reflect on a word spanning three editions. La Biennale 2015 will start a new trilogy with the word ‘modern,’ a word that Thierry Raspail gave to the Director of the Hayward Gallery in London, Ralph […]

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Ziad Antar at Bruges Triennial | Unfinished Cities

20 May 2015 - 28 October 2015

Protected Bruges appears frozen in time. This exhibition focuses on the opposite: cities in a state of perpetual motion. And mainly in the Middle and Far East where cities constantly change as a result of urban development or speculation, as a result of destruction during conflicts and reconstruction once they cease. Thus they permanently balance […]

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