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MOUNA JEMAL

Mon, Jul 1, 2019 - Tue, Jul 9, 2019

Mouna Jemal Born in 1973 in Paris, lives and works in Tunis. A visual artist, Mouna is holder of a PhD Thesis in Arts and Arts’ Sciences from Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne University. She has participated since 1993 in many group exhibitions in France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Alger, Bamako, Dakar, Geneva, Casablanca, Kolkata, Los Angeles, New York and Tunisia. Her project “Non à la division” was presented under the form of a book and a photo exhibition. Mouna participate in Instants Vidéos de Marseille. She represent Tunisia in the exhibition “Lumières d’Afrique” on the sidelines of COP21. She participated in Biennale of Dak’art in may 2016 with a photo-installation and in Biennale of Casa with a series of photographs. She participated in Addisfotofest Addis-Abéba december 2016 and in The Museum of La Fondation Slaoui in Casablanca. Her last partipation was a video-installation at Jaou event in Tunisia and a serie of collage-photo at Ghaya Gallery. Mouna is co-curator for the Tunision Pavilion in Dak’art 2018.


Curator

Curator

VALENTINA GIOIA LEVY

Mon, Jul 1, 2019 - Tue, Jul 9, 2019

Valentina Gioia Levy is the artistic director of Valeria Costa Piccinini Heritage Fund (Rome, IT) and the co-director and co-funder of GAD - Giudecca Art District (Venice, IT). Since 2010, she collaborated with a number of cultural institutions, museums, art galleries and festivals around the world. In 2014, she coordinated a curatorial program for the National Museum of Oriental Art that aimed to present key Asian artists and practices. Since 2014 and 2017 she has been the curator of the visual arts program of the Festival of Villa Ada in Rome. Between 2014 and 2015 she curated two collateral shows of Kochi - Muziris Biennial (Fort Kochi, India); in 2015, she was guest curator of the first edition of Something Else OFF Biennale Cairo (Egypt) and in 2016 she was guest curator of the XII edition of Dak’Art Biennial (Senegal), under the direction of Simon Njami. In 2016, she was also co—curator of LAM360, Land Art Mongolia Biennial (Ulan Bator, Mongolia) and co-curator of Mediations Biennial Poznan (Poland). In 2017, she has been a contributor for Arts and Globalization Pavilion during the 57th Venice Biennial. In 2018 she co-curated with Rikke Jorgensen the program “Art & Connectography”, a collateral event of Manifesta 12 promoted by Arts & Globalization Platform and she was a guest curator of the second edition of Something Else OFF Biennale Cairo. Since 2015 she also teaches History of Contemporary Art and Design at Accademia Italiana, School of Fashion and Design in Rome.