zineb sedira

Lives in London, works between Paris, Algiers and London.

She has exhibited at the Venice Biennale (2001), Tate Britain, London (2002), ICP Triennial, NY (2003), Centre Pompidou, Hayward Gallery, (2005), British Art Show 06 and ICA (2006), Brooklyn Museum, NY (2007), 1st Quadrennial for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark, (2008), Venice Biennale and Folkestone Triennial (2011).

Her solo shows have been at the Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles, France (2002), Cornerhouse (2004), Photographers Gallery, London (2006), The Wapping Project, London (2008), Rivington Place, London; John Hansard Gallery, UK (2009). In 2010, Bildmuseet Sweden; Nikolaj Art Center, Copenhagen, Denmark; Musée d’Art Contemporain [MAC], Marseilles and Palais de Tokyo, Paris.

Her selected forthcoming shows in 2012 are: Tate Britain, Musée d’Art Contemporain  and  SESC Pinheiros, Sao Paulo. In 2013: La Friche Belle de Mai, Marseilles (Marseille European Capital of Culture) and in 2014: The Smithsonian Museum, Washington

Sedira has been commissioned a large public art project to commemorate the Parisian bloody repression of the peaceful demonstration of the Algerians on the 17 October 1961 and a film installation by Marseille Provence 2013 (European capital of culture).

Sedira is founder of  /A.R.I.A/  (Artist Residency In Algiers), a pilot Residency Program to support the development of the contemporary art scene in Algeria through international cross-cultural exchanges and collaborations.


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