Bir Lahjar

40, rue du Pascha, Medina of Tunis Photos: GOOD TO KNOW The Ottoman influence: The Beylik of Tunis (1534-1705-1881/1957) The first Ottoman conquest of Tunis took place in 1534. It wasn’t until the final Ottoman reconquest of Tunis in 1574 that the Turks permanently acquired the former Hafsid Tunisia, retaining it until the French […]

Zaouia Sidi Brahim Riahi

Address: 11, Rue Sidi Brahim Riahi, between Dar Lasram and the Hafsia square Photos: Issam Barhoumi, Brahim Guedich, Annie Noelle, Noomen9 / The building was achieved in 1850, its style meshes Andalusian, Mahgrebian, and Turkish elements. In 1878 the decoration of the dome was enhanced by master sculptors from Morocco. Sidi Brahim Riahi (1766-1850) […]

Dar el Jaziri

Address: 29 Tribunal Street Dar El Jaziri was one of the residences of the Jaziri family, a wealthy family of landowners, between the 12th and 18th centuries, located on Tribunal Street. It is known for having hosted the second congress of the Neo-Destour party in 1937. Secret meetings were held in the grand yards of […]

Club Tahar Haddad

Address: 20 rue du Tribunal, between Palais Kheireddine and Dar Lasram Coordinates: Photos: INTERFERENCE Archive, Facebook, Raouf Gara. What is today “Club Tahar Haddad”, was the former “Makhzen”, the stable and the storage, of Dar Lasram. The prestigious residency of the Lasram family was built from 1812 to 1819. Its founder, Hammouda Lasram, had bought […]

Syrine Siala

Syrine Siala is an architect and curator based in Tunis. Focus of her present activities is the interplay of contemporary art, socio-cultural interventions and socio-economic impacts. Cultural management is as well part of her personal and future interest. Syrine is part of the core team of INTERFERENCE, International Light Art Project, in tunis and SEE […]

Salma Kossemtini

Salma Kossemtini is an interior designer and Junior curator. Her interest in contemporary art and their socio-cultural impact brought her to INTERFERENCE. In doing arts and curating, Salma takes her inspiration from observing social realities and from her experiences within her surroundings. Since 2016, Salma is part of the curatorial team of INTERFERENCE, where she […]

Marché Sidi Sridek

Adresse: Rue Sidi Bouhdid Coordinate: 36.80127, 10.17094 Marché Sidi Sridek (سوق سيدي سريدك) is one of the most known souks in the Medina of Tunis. It is situated in El Hafsia District in the north-east of the Al-Zaytuna Mosque, and it was built by Ahmed Bey, in 1940, during the French occupation. It is also […]

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