curatorial: June 2019

Aziza Harmel (Tunisia)

Aziza Harmel

an independent curator based in Tunis, Tunisia. Her work revolves around ghostly matters, regimes of visibility, economies of affect, secrecy and public secrecy. She is currently co-curator of the 12th Rencontres de Bamako/Biennale Africaine de la Photographie, titled Streams of Counciousness. She is also co-curator of Qayyem, a research programme on curatorial knowledge, seeking to discuss new models for education, self-organisation and deep adaptation, as well as methodologies of hope, while roaming between Mass Alexandria (Alexandria), MMAG Foundation (Amman) and l‘Appartement 22 (Rabat). Some of her recent exhibitions include Jaou Tunis 2018, where she curated the Air Pavilion titled Ruins are mortal do as they live.

As part of ReDirecting: East Designing Futures curatorial residency Aziza Harmel took part in the East EuropeanNorth AfricanMiddle East Forum on 9 June 2019 at Biennale Warszawa.

This residency is realised as part of a long-term project Re-Directing: East organised by the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, this year in collaboration with Biennale Warszawa.
This residency is financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland and the City of Warsaw.