John Jones Project Space

Djazaïr. A day of artists’ film, performance and discussion on the Algerian experience


Saturday 4 October 2014 11am – 6pm, John Jones Project Space

Curated by Ali MacGilp and Yasmina Reggad as part of aria (artist residency in Algiers)’s programme of exhibitions

11am – 4pm Screening Programme

4.15pm Performance by Lydia Ourahmane ‘The Third Choir Archives’

5pm In Conversation with Zineb Sedira, Lydia Ourahmane, Ed McAllister, Yasmina Reggad and Ali MacGilp.


The screening programme is 1 hour 40 minutes and will start at

11.00am, 12.40pm and 2.20pm

Djazaïr is a programme of video works by artists who have an intimate relationship with Algeria. The artists in the programme present us with lost and disputed histories that overlap with personal stories, and probe the singularity of the ‘Algerian’ experience in relation to both Africa and Europe.

Screening Programme running order:

Zineb Sedira Middle Sea (2008) 16’00

Fayçal Baghriche Point, ligne, particles (2008) 2’00

Neïl Beloufa Untitled (2010) 15’00

Stéphane Couturier Alger – Cité ‘Climat de France’ – Portrait n°6 (2013) 3’09

Katia Kameli Storyteller (2012) 12’00

Stéphane Couturier Alger – Cité ‘Climat de France’ -Travelling latéral – Place Des Deux Cent Colonnes (2012) 9’07

Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc Préface à Des fusils pour Banta [Foreword to Guns for Banta] (2011) 25’40

Katia Kameli Untitled (2011) 2’30


Download the full programme here