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Madrassa curatorial research residencies at aria in October-December 2017

aria is pleased to partner with l’Atelier de l’observatoire within the framework of their Madrassa program of residencies, meetings and trainings in contemporary curatorial practices in the MENA region.   aria will host the following Madrassa 2017 participants in Algiers for a 10-day curatorial research residency: In October 2017: Salima El Aissaoui, Rabat-based curator, writer and […]

MADRASSA selected participants

For the second edition of Madrassa, we have received over 70 applications from 10 different nationalities. Our selection committee composed of Berit Schuck (MASS Alexandria), Victoria Dabdoub and Noura Al Khasawneh (Spring Sessions), Yasmina Reggad (aria), Léa Morin and Mohamed Fariji (Atelier de l’Observatoire) selected 10 candidates to take part in the programme. As announced […]

Workshop led by L’atelier de l’observatoire at ENSBA

January-February 2016, École National Supérieure d’Alger THE COLLECTIVE MUSEUM – Algiers   The Atelier de l’obeservatoire founder and artist Mohamed Fariji seeks to extend his project The Collective Museum to Algiers through an intensive workshop bringing together architects, students, artists, activists and citizens of Algiers for eight work sessions (twice weekly for four weeks) dedicated to […]

workshop led by Abdelkader Benchamma at ENSBA

Novembre 2015, École National Supérieure d’Alger   Abdelkader Benchamma, Le Rayon Bleu series, 2015 Kader Benchamma propose un atelier de recherches, de creation et production axé sur le médium du dessin, la pluralité de ses possibilités, les liens qu’il crée avec les autres médiums ainsi que la manière d’exposer le dessin aujourd’hui. Plusieurs phrases de […]

Younès Rahmoun: public talk in Algiers

aria is pleased to announce a public talk by Moroccan artist-in-residence Younès Rahmoun at Artissimo on Monday 21st April 2014, 6PM aria will present a public talk by Younès Rahmoun at Artissimo in Algiers. aria‘s director Zineb Sedira will introduce our residency programme and artist Younès Rahmoun, in residence in Algiers until 27th April 2014. […]

aria’s exhibition at The Mosaic Rooms

aria (artist residency in Algiers) and The Mosaic Rooms, are pleased to present:

Intervening Space: From The Intimate To The World.

16.05.2014 – 28.06.2014

‘Discover Algiers’ with Amina Menia at the Art Fund

To mark the presence of Algerian artist Amina Mena in London for her participation with aria in 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair at Somerset House, in association with the Art Fund, we are organising a focus group with academics, architects and artists on 21st October.   This event will evolved around Amina Menia’s ongoing research […]

Younès Rahmoun and Kapwani Kiwanga at 1:54 FORUM

As part of 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair FORUM curated by Koyo Kouoh, aria is pleased to present videos of two of our future artists-in-residence.

Amina Menia and Dr. Anthony Downey in conversation at Iniva

Discussion to mark artist Amina Menia’s participation in 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair with ‘Sketches of Algiers 1‘ commissioned by aria   Menia will discuss her work with Anthony Downey, Programme Director for the MA in Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London. He also edits Ibraaz, a research forum on the Middle East […]

Sketches of Algiers 1 by Amina Menia

Walk the streets of the Casbah with Amina Menia for what will be her first solo presentation in London and the 1st artwork in a new commissioning programme by the acclaimed aria     aria is delighted to present a new site-specific installation by Algerian artist Amina Menia at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair (Somerset […]