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The 5th Edition of Dream City will take place from 4 - 8 November 2015 in the Medina of Tunis. This Multidisciplinary Biennal of Contemporary Art in Public Space has become a key event of the Tunisian art scene.
Under the general theme of "Art and Social Bonds," the selected artists from the MENA region, Africa, and Europe will reflect on art as cement of a new society, vector of social and intercultural cohesion.
In order to enrich these reflexions, for the first time Dream City directors Selma & Sofiane Ouissi have appointed a curator, Jan Goossens, who is the artistic director of The Royal Flemish Theatre (KVS) in Brussels, and who has worked intensively in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Participating artists include:
Omar Abusaada, theater - Syria
Eric Baudelaire, film - France
Souad Ben Slimane & Jean-Paul Delore, theater - Tunisia/France
Collectif Doolesha, urban experience - Tunisia
Filip de Boeck, film - Belgium
Fakhri el Ghezal, photography - Tunisia
Yona Friedman, architecture - France
Faten Gaddes, photography - Tunisia
Wassim Ghozlany, photography - Tunisia
Malek Gnaoui, performance - Tunisia
Sonia Kallel, installation - Tunisia
Kiripi Katembo, photography - Congo
Ntsoana Contemporary dance theatre, danse - South Africa
Pedro Serrazina, installation - Portugal
Laila Soliman and Ruud Gielens, performance - Egypt/Belgium
Wildworks, theater of landscape - United Kingdom
Tim Zulauf, performance - Switzerland
Mohamed Hédi Agrebi, music - Tunisia
Denya Okhra, music - Tunisia
Katybon, music - Tunisia
The artists will work in neighbourhoods south of the Medina of Tunis. Their creations will engage with until then invisible communities, their present and history.
Multidisciplinary Biennal of Contemporary Art in Public Space
4 - 8 November 2015
Medina of Tunis
Artistic Directors: Selma & Sofiane Ouissi
Curator: Jan Goossens