Aymen Gharbi is artistic director of INTERFERENCE Tunis in tandem with Bettina Pelz.

Aymen Gharbi is an architect and a curator.


Urban Fabric and Cultural Identity

From 2013 to 2015, Aymen Gharbi worked as an architect at the National Institution of Heritage on cartography and on conservation of the Medina of Tunis. In 2015, he founded the DOOLESHA project, a collective of urban activists to research and map the interplay of historic settings, ongoing urban developments and the sociocultural tissue of the contemporary Medina. He headed projects like DOORA-FEL-HOUMA what is a sociocultural project to engage young locals in research and mediation of the present changes in the Medina. Presently, he is working on DOOR-WAHDEK, a webzine linking scientific and artistic research, critical review and intellectual debate in an online platform, an app and a series of roundtables in the Medina.

Curatorial Practice And Cultural Heritage

In 2016 and 2018, jointly with Bettina Pelz, he directed the International Light Art Project INTERFERENCE in the Medina of Tunis staging a dialogue of contemporary art and cultural heritage. In 2017 and 2019, jointly with Bettina Pelz, he directs the International Media Art Biennial SEE DJERBA in Houmt Souk.tn.

Coaching

Since 2016, he supported several Tunisian artists and international emerging artists to improve their artistic practice and to follow through their productions. Since 2019, he leads the CANDELA MEDIA ART LAB to foster production, display and review of light and media art on the African continent, jointly with Bettina Pelz.

BIO

Since 2016 | Tunis.tn and Wetter/Ruhr.de | GPS – Gharbi-Pelz-Studios
2013 – 2015 | Tunis.tn | National Institute Of Heritage (INP)

2010 – 2013 | Sidi Bou Said.tn | National School Of Architecture And Urbanism (ENAU)

Since 2010 | Tunis.tn, Medina | Home
1989 | Born in Djerba.tn

LINKS

aymengharbi.net
DOOLESHA
DOURA-FEL-HOUMA
DOOR-WAHDEK

PHOTO

Malika Hagemann

Aymen Gharbi

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We are looking for
ART MEDIATORS
to join the project
ELECTRICAL DISORDER .
If you are interested or send us an application or call Mohsen +(216) 26 22 11 98.


YOUNG MASTERS`
Art Mediators

The YOUNG MASTERS`Exhibition is planned for December 2020, but might shift schedule due to the Corona restrictions. We still will start with the preparations. If you are interested in being part of YMP’s Art Mediators team, please fill the following form and add your CV

APPLICATION

For the YOUNG MASTERS’ Exhibition, we are looking art mediators!

Deadline
6 November 2020

YOUNG MASTERS’ Artists

For all young artists who are interested in light and media-based art in public space, INTERFERENCE 2020 is launching the YOUNG MASTERS’ PROGRAM.

DEADLINE 20 October 2020

Please fill the following form and add your CV and some examples of existing works

APPLICATION