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Ali Assaf

Born in 1950 in Al Basrah, Iraq. He lives and works in Rome. Studied at the Fine Arts Academy in Baghdad and in Rome, where he graduated in 1977. He has been living in Rome since then. Since 1970 his work was shown in many solo and group exhibitions in Italy, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

Benjamin Bertrand

Born in 1989 in Paris, France. He lives and works in Paris.
Trained in literature and philosophy in khâgne and at the Sorbonne as well as in contemporary dance (Conservatoire des abbesses-Par- is), Benjamin Bertrand pursues a career as a dancer and contem- porary choreographer.

Carlos Aires

Born in 1974 in Spain. He lives and works in Madrid. His work incorporates photography, sculpture and installation with a fun and festive aesthetic behind which lies a content of social and political critique.

Dan Perjovschi

Born in 1961 in Sibiu. He lives and works in Bucharest. Internationally acclaimed artist and political activist Dan Perjovschi covers surfaces worldwide—walls, windows, ceilings, doors, floors— with his trenchant, terse cartoons, criticizing current geo-political, social, and cultural crises and customs almost as fast as they form.

Dania Reymond

Born in Algiers in 1982. She lives and works between Paris and Angoulême. Dania Reymond graduated from the Beaux-Arts School of Marseille and Lyon, and from the Fresnoy National Studio of Contemporary Arts. Her films go from experimental videos to art-house fiction.

Delphine Bedel

Born in France. She lives and works in Amsterdam. She is the founder of Meta/Books and the Amsterdam Art/Book Fair, as well as Member of the Advisory Board of the Mondriaan Fonds and the German Photography Academy (DFA). Meta/Books, her publishing studio and research platform, is an experimental framework to publish art, theory and design and promote a new generation of artists and designers.

Gérard Fromanger

Born in 1939 in Pontchartrain, lives and works in Paris. One of the pioneers of the return to figuration in the late 1950s and early 1960s in France, Gérard Fromanger became a leading figure of figuration narrative.

Guillaume Chamahian

Born in 1975. He lives and works in Marseille. In the continuity of his current work on violence and conflict, and how they are treated by the press, the artist scrutinizes the mass media, questions the information frameworks, captures unexpected historical echoes and hijacks their contents.

Guy Limone

Born in 1958 in Villefranche sur Sâone. He lives and works in Paris. From afar, Guy Limone’s paintings, sculptures, and installations read as minimalist and monochromatic; up close, they reveal an artistic practice centered on obsessions—with demographics and statistics, color and categorization, and miniatures.

Nikos Charalambidis

Born in 1969 in Canada. He lives and works in Greece. He studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence and continued his studies in sculpture at the Athens School of Fine Arts. He completed his postgraduate studies in Digital Art, and obtained a Master’s degree in Robotics.

Orlando Britto Jinorio

Born in 1963 in the Canary Islands, Spain. Lives in Spain, and works in the Canary Islands, Spain, and internationally. Trained as an art historian at the University of Granada, Spain, (1981- 1986) specializes in contemporary art, and works since 1987 as con- temporary art curator and art critic.

Said Afifi

Born in 1983 in Casablanca, he lives and works in Tetouan. Since 2012, Said Afifi has explored the tenets of postmodernist archi- tecture, often adding a chaotic and utopian dimension to the genre, drawing outlines of a cold and sterile aesthetic.

mounir fatmi

Born in Tangiers, Morocco, in 1970. He lives and works between Paris, Lille and Tangiers. mounir fatmi constructs visual spaces and linguistic games. His work deals with the desecration of religious objects, deconstruction and the end of dogmas and ideologies. He is particularly interested in the idea of the role of the artist in a society in crisis.

Nelly Agassi

Born in 1973, Israel. She lives and works in Tel Aviv. She draws inspiration from the female body, sometimes using her own body and biography as the subject her work. Through this work, Agassi explores and comments on the notion of physical presence especially pertaining to the female identity.

Nelson Pernisco

Born in 1993, in Saint-Ouen. He lives and works in Saint-Ouen. From urban squats to industrial wastelands, the visual artist took it upon itself to discover the various means of occupying territories, of constructing housings and the way they act as a catalyst for political orders. His aesthetic is dry and in some way, brutalist.

Marseille

André Mérian

Born in 1955, in Le Faouët. He lives and works in Marseille..
He come to Marseille in 1987. He knew almost nothing about the Mediterranean horizon, and it ended up changing his worldview radically.

Anita Pouchard-Serra

Born in 1985, she lives and works between Paris, Buenos Aires and Latin-America.As a self-taught photographer at the beginning, she finally graduat- ed in photojournalism from ARGRA Escuela in Buenos Aires (Associ- ation of Graphic Reporters of Argentina) and Specialization in doc- umentary photography from the University of Buenos Aires and she have received a scholarship from the Foundation Pedro Meyer and World Press Photo to follow the program “Fotonarrativa y Nuevos Medios” in Mexico.

Beatriz Canfield

Born in 1972 in Mexico City. She lives and works in Mexico City.Graduated from the National School of Painting, Sculpture and En- graving La Esmeralda. Visual Artist with a wide range of records that includes Sculpture, video installation and photography.

Eduardo Kac

Born in 1962, in Rio de Janeiro. He lives and works in USA. Eduardo Kac is internationally recognized for his telepresence and bio art. A pioneer of telecommunications art in the pre-Web ‘80s, Eduardo Kac (pronounced “Katz”) emerged in the early ‘90s with his radical works combining telerobotics and living organisms.

Fabien Zocco

Fabien Zocco graduated from the Fresnoy-National Studio of Contemporary Arts in 2016. He explores the plastic potential of computerized dematerialization, applications and other software. Playing with the infinite possibilities offered by the digital network, he uses the icons of digital popular culture and virtual aesthetics to create futuristic architectures, forms or narratives.

Gérard Fromanger

Born in 1939 in Pontchartrain, lives and works in Paris. One of the pioneers of the return to figuration in the late 1950s and early 1960s in France, Gérard Fromanger became a leading figure of figuration narrative.

Guy Limone

Born in 1958 in Villefranche sur Sâone. He lives and works in Paris. From afar, Guy Limone’s paintings, sculptures, and installations read as minimalist and monochromatic; up close, they reveal an artistic practice centered on obsessions—with demographics and statistics, color and categorization, and miniatures.

Isabelle Arvers

Born in 1950 in Bourges (Cher). He lives and works in Marseille and Africa. The work of Jean Baptiste Audat is marked by current affairs: politics, economics, ecology, wars and tragedies. So many sources of inspi- ration for a polymorphous work in which drawing, installation and performance combine.

Jean-Baptiste Audat

Born in 1950 in Bourges (Cher). He lives and works in Marseille and Africa. The work of Jean Baptiste Audat is marked by current affairs: politics, economics, ecology, wars and tragedies. So many sources of inspi- ration for a polymorphous work in which drawing, installation and performance combine.

Laurent Malone

Born in 1948 in Lyon. He lives and works in Paris. Photographer, he carries out a work of analysis and documentation of the mutations of the urban space from courses traced in the cities.

mounir fatmi

Born in 1970 in Tangiers, Morocco. He lives and works between Paris, Lille and Tangiers. mounir fatmi constructs visual spaces and linguistic games. His work deals with the desecration of religious objects, deconstruction and the end of dogmas and ideologies. He is particularly interested in the idea of the role of the artist in a society in crisis.

ORLAN

Born in 1947 in Saint-Étienne. She lives and work in France.
ORLAN based her artistic practice on the appropriation of aesthetic ideals of the past on which to reshape his body with plastic surgery. From the beginning of the 1990s, the French artist underwent con- tinuous surgery to alter her face and body, choosing each time, from famous masterpieces of art from the Renaissance, the features to be assumed.

PEROU

Association law 1901 founded in September 2012, PEROU is a re- search-action laboratory on the hostile city designed to articulate social and architectural action in response to the surrounding dan- ger, and renew knowledge and know-how on the issue.

Philippe Cazal

Born in 1948 in La Redorte. He lives and works in France.Philippe Cazal is a French artist whose practice of misusing the codes of the world of advertising and marketing produces a critical discourse on the city, politics, economy and society but also on the place that occupies today the artist.

Sophie Bachelier

Sophie Bachelier is a photographer and filmmaker, a graduate in Decorative Arts from Paris who also holds a Master’s degree in Eth- nology. She is interested in how the collective history meshes with in- dividual destinies and transforms them. Her work focuses on themes of memory, wandering, exile and their traces; it privileges the actual words, and the silences, of the people she meets over commentary.

UNTEL

UNTEL is a group of artists originally formed by Jean-Paul Albinet, Philippe Cazal and Alain Snyers (Wilfrid Rouff takes the place of Alain Snyers following the departure of the latter in 1978) whose existence is brief but passionate, from 1975 to 1980, gave life to many actions in the public space.

Yara Saïd

Born in 1991 in Sweida, Syria. She lives and works in Amsterdam. Yara Said graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Damascus Uni- versity, in 2014. During and after her studies she worked as an art teacher for children. The artist has participated in several workshops and exhibitions with renowned artists, such as Edward Shahda and Nizar Sabour.

Younes Baba Ali

Born in 1986 in Oujda, Morocco. He lives and works in Brussels and Casablanca. Younes Baba-Ali makes art that is unconventional, intelligent and critical, mostly in public space or places uncommon to art practice. He is a sharp observer and raises pertinent questions aimed at so- ciety, the institution and above all, his audience. As a free thinker he holds a mirror up to society and confronts it with its ingrained habits and dysfunctions.

Saint-Louis

Ali Assaf

Born in 1950 in Al Basrah, Iraq. He lives and works in Rome.Studied at the Fine Arts Academy in Baghdad and in Rome, where he graduated in 1977. He has been living in Rome since then. Since 1970 his work was shown in many solo and group exhibitions in Italy, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

Anna Raimondo

Born in 1981 in Italy. She lives in Brussels and works internationally. Anna Raimondo completed the MA Sound Arts at the London College of Communication and is running a practice based PHD between Arba and ULB University in Brussels on urban geography and gender perspectives. Anna Raimondo’s work is a medium for encounters and exchanges. It can be defined as a journey that illustrates social diversity while creating possible areas of interaction.

mounir fatmi

Born in 1970 in Tangiers, Morocco. He lives and works between Paris, Lille and Tangiers. mounir fatmi constructs visual spaces and linguistic games. His work deals with the desecration of religious objects, deconstruction and the end of dogmas and ideologies. He is particularly interested in the idea of the role of the artist in a society in crisis.

Philippe Cazal

Born in 1948 in La Redorte. He lives and works in France.Philippe Cazal is a French artist whose practice of misusing the codes of the world of advertising and marketing produces a critical discourse on the city, politics, economy and society but also on the place that occupies today the artist.

Sophie Bachelier

Sophie Bachelier is a photographer and filmmaker, a graduate in Decorative Arts from Paris who also holds a Master’s degree in Eth- nology. She is interested in how the collective history meshes with in- dividual destinies and transforms them. Her work focuses on themes of memory, wandering, exile and their traces; it privileges the actual words, and the silences, of the people she meets over commentary.

UNTEL

UNTEL is a group of artists originally formed by Jean-Paul Albinet, Philippe Cazal and Alain Snyers (Wilfrid Rouff takes the place of Alain Snyers following the departure of the latter in 1978) whose existence is brief but passionate, from 1975 to 1980, gave life to many actions in the public space.

Yara Saïd

Born in 1991 in Sweida, Syria. She lives and works in Amsterdam. Yara Said graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Damascus Uni- versity, in 2014. During and after her studies she worked as an art teacher for children. The artist has participated in several workshops and exhibitions with renowned artists, such as Edward Shahda and Nizar Sabour.

Younes Baba Ali

Born in 1986 in Oujda, Morocco. He lives and works in Brussels and Casablanca. Younes Baba-Ali makes art that is unconventional, intelligent and critical, mostly in public space or places uncommon to art practice. He is a sharp observer and raises pertinent questions aimed at so- ciety, the institution and above all, his audience. As a free thinker he holds a mirror up to society and confronts it with its ingrained habits and dysfunctions.
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