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To Redeyef

Fakhri El Ghezal - To Redeyef
A photographic serie about Redeyef, a mining town in the south of Tunisia.
"It is here, in the heart of the city of Redeyef, that we founded an artistic and civic laboratory in 2014: a place where freedoms, speech and public life are experienced through artistic creation. This laboratory is located in a building: the Economat.
'We', that is to say Siwa, associating Tunisian and European artists and intellectuals to initiate a common project with the residents and young people of Redeyef.
Fakhri El Ghazel is one such person, an artist associated with Siwa since 2011, and one of the first to compose the outline of our story. With this photographic series, Fakhri El Ghezal surveys a Redeyef of another time, presenting the audience with the journal of his wanderings: catching local people mid-gesture, he suspends movement and time, rendering both face and word visible."
Fakhri El Ghezal (born 1981 in Akouda) is a Tunisian photographer, videographer and visual artist. His works have been exhibited at international exhibitions and festivals, such as Les Rencontres Africaines de la photographie de Bamako, the Festival du Cinéma Africain de Tarifa, in Spain, at Beirut Art Center in Lebanon, at CCCB in Barcelona, at Halles de Schaerbeek and KVS in Brussels, at Abou Dhabi Art Fair, at the New Museum in New York, as well as Mucem in Marseille, the Institute of Islamic Cultures in Paris, and the Shubbak Festival in London. Other exhibition took place in Tunisia at the French Institute, the galerie A.Gorgi, the Elmarsa Gallery, and La Boite. In Morocco, he presented his works at GVCC Gallery and Uzine in Casablanca, and Le Cube in Rabat. He won the Rambourg Foundation Award 2018 – Visual and Plastic Arts.
Edited by Moez Akkari.
Text by Association Siwa.
published in July 2023
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
13 x 19 cm (hardcover, cloth binding)
106 pages (ill.)
ISBN : 978-9938-78-226-4
EAN : 9789938782264
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