Madrassa #1

aria partnered with L’Atelier de l’observatoire within the framework of Madrassa 2015, the first edition of their training programme for emerging curators.

aria selected and supported Algerian curators Wardia Hamadi and Khaled Bouzidi in attending Madrassa programme.

Interventions: Yasmina Reggad, Antonia Alampi, Gallien Dejean, Hicham Khalidi, Bérénice Saliou, Chourouk Hriech, Lena Monnier, Olga Rozenblum, Filipa Ramos, Maud Houssais, Yasmina Naji, Karima Boudou and Soufiane Ababri, Elisabeth Piskernik, Abdelaziz Idrissi, Hind el Ayoubi, Lynhan Balatbat and Marleen Schröder.

15 participants were selected through a call for participation: YVON LANGUE, Cameroun/Morocco; OLFA FEKI, Tunisia; SYHAM WEIGANT, Morocco; AUDE CHRISTEL MGBA, Cameroun; NADINE ATALLAH, Egypt; AMIRA MOHAMED, Egypt; MARC MOUARKECH, Lebanon; SONIA RECASENS, France; FANNY HAZA, Morocco; VICTORIA DABDOUD, Palestine; KAOUTHAR OUDRHIRI, Morocco; RIM MEJDI, Morocco; NOUHA BENYEDRI, Morocco/Algeria; WARDIA HAMADI, Algeria;  KHALED BOUZIDI, Algeria

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MADRASSA is a programme conceived by l’Atelier de l’Observatoire implemented in partnership with ThinkArt and aria (artist residency in algiers).

Supported by The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC

With the participation of Institut Français Maroc, Institut Français de Casablanca, Art Moves Africa and Goethe Institut Rabat.