ART MATTERS by GOETHE INSTITUTE

May 13 to June 30, 2017 // La Goulette, Synagogue
Art Intervention
The curators Aymen Gharbi and Bettina Pelz invited the artists Houda Ghorbel and Wadi Mhiri in cooperation with Niklas Grun to develop a site-specific work.

May 14, 2017 // 3.30 pm to 6.30 pm
Curators’ Talk
The curators Aymen Gharbi and Bettina Pelz will present an international selection of artworks that refer to migration and flight.

May 15, 2017 // 5.00 pm to 9.00 pm
Artists’ Talk
For the roundtable talk, Aymen Gharbi and Bettina Pelz will introduce the work of Houda Ghorbel, Niklas Grun, Wadi Mhiri. Rafram Chaddad Boaz has been developing artistic interventions for other Tunisian synagogues, he will comment from his perspective. Hatem Ben Cheikh’s focus will be on the sociocultural impact of art interventions in public space. the screening of the documentation on Jewish culture in the Medina “El Hara” [2016] by Margaux Fitoussi will be part of the event.

May 16 to 19, 2017 // daily, 5.00 pm to 9.00 pm
June 9 to 10, 2017 // daily, 5.00 pm to 9.00 pm
Creative Exercises
Idea of the workshop is to experiment with artistic strategies in public space to address societal questions. It will be directed by Aymen Gharbi and Bettina Pelz in cooperation with Hatem Ben Cheikh and Ibrahim Gueddich.


The Goethe Institute Tunisia supports the ART MATTERS SERIES of artistic interventions, artists’ and curators’ talks and creative exercises. Thanks to their support all parts of the series are free of charge for audience and participants.
GOETHE INSTITUTE TUNISIA

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