Posts Tagged "Ismaïl Bahri"

A Filmmaker’s Impromptu Conversations on the Streets of Tunis

11 November 2016

© Copyright 2016 Hyperallergic. Naila Kelani Ismaïl Bahri’s film began with a simple premise: he would walk around Tunis with a white sheet of paper taped over his camera lens and record the changes of light. Last summer, French-Tunisian artist Ismaïl Bahri returned to his native Tunisia to make a film. It began with a […]

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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 Tunis, […]

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Ismaïl Bahri’s Quiet Revolution in Tunis | artnet

11 June 2014

The staging of simple gestures is something of a modus operandi for Ismaïl Bahri. Preparing for a solo exhibition at Selma Feriani Gallery’s Tunisian branch in Sidi Bou Said, the Tunis-born, Paris-based artist stuck series of metal pins on the dazzlingly white walls of the ancient village. The sun determines their position: the second pin is placed at the end of the long shadow projected by the first one and so on, until, for a fleeting few minutes, a whole line appears on the surface. As the earth rotates, the line breaks up and gradually vanishes, reappearing the following day ever-so-slightly transformed by the time elapsed—literally a shadow of its former self.

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Ismaïl Bahri : Aviator | Detail se dilate (exhibition)

25 April 2014

At a moment when words are let loose and daring, and a thread of thoughts is thrown- still inhabited as we go by the already initiated process of Dénouement, lingering on by the slow unravelling of the sights yielded by Film, where in fact we should be closer now to Ismail Bahri’s poise in “filming the seing”, and that we should also be writing…there surge out, well intertwined, both figures of Small Prince and of Rimbaud.

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Introducing Ismaïl Bahri | Art Press n°406

05 December 2013

Ismaïl Bahri uses video to talk about cinema and make time and movement visble. Currently in residence at Espace Khiasma in Les Lilas, on the eastern rim of Paris, he is working on an exhibition to be shown there next year.

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Q & A : Ismaïl Bahri and Black Ink | Revolve Magazine

02 November 2013

Ismaïl Bahri (b.1978, Tunis) lives and works between Paris, Lyon and Tunis. He is represented by Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris. His work incorporates many cultural and aesthetic references, developing visual experiments that are both sensitive and exacting. The results of these experiments are drawings, videos, photographs, installations, and hybrids of these forms.

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“BLANK FILM” : Letter from Ismaïl Bahri to Olivier Marboeuf, Tunis, August 2013

20 August 2013

In 2013 Ismaïl Bahri is in creative residence with the Fabrique Phantom. During this period of research, he maintains a written dialogue with Olivier Marboeuf, on subjects concerning his work and thematic interests.

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Dialogue Between Ismaïl Bahri and Olivier Marboeuf | Part 2

10 July 2013

Continuation of an exchange between Ismaïl Bahri and Olivier Marboeuf, begun as part of the artist’s residency with La Fabrique Phantom, and the presentation of the video Orientations at the FID Marseille 2013.

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Dialogue Between Ismaïl Bahri and Olivier Marboeuf | Part 1

08 June 2013

In 2013 Ismaïl Bahri is in creative residence with the Fabrique Phantom. During this period of research, he maintains a written dialogue with Olivier Marboeuf, on subjects concerning his work and thematic interests.

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