In the first decade of its independence (1962), Algeria, liberated from French occupation, was the focus of many postcolonial Utopian dreams. The contemporary view taken by these three visual artists is permeated with this emotionally-charged history.
Oussama lives and works between Brussels, Algiers and Marseille. His work casts a critical eye on a hermetic geopolitics made up of unbridgeable boundaries and cultures that isolate themselves.
Louisa Babari was born in Moscow and works between Paris and Algiers. Through discursive works, personal archives and decentralisation processes, she poses questions about text, language, translation and architecture.
Mourad is an artist, graphic designer and curator from Algiers. He processes, decontextualizes and reformulates images from the mass media.
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