Chamekh, Nidhal
Born in 1985 in Dahmani, Tunisia. Lives and works in Paris, France
Nidhal Chamekh is a visual artist and researcher working with sculpture, installation, collage, drawing and painting. Chamekh’s multi-faceted work evidences an astute engagement with social anthropology, transculturalism and metaphysics. He is recognised for his sparse pencil renditions of socio-political vignettes, which have been widely exhibited. Chamekh studied at Institut Supérieur des Beaux Arts de Tunis (ISBAT), Tunis and Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris. Selected solo exhibitions include Graphic Witness, Drawing Room, London (2017); Mnēmē, Selma Feriani Gallery, Sidi Bou Said (2016) and Burn, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan (2016). His work has been included in Walking through someone else's dream, La Biennale d'Architecture, Frac Centre, Orléans (2017); For an Image, Faster Than Light, Yinchuan Biennale, Museum of Contemporary Art Yinchuan, Yinchuan (2016); Homo Faber: A Rainbow Caravan, Aïchi Triennale, Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya (2016) and All the World’s Futures, the 56th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice (2015).
Nidhal Chamekh, Le Battement des Ailes No.X, 2016, From the series, Le Battement des Ailes, Graphite, ink and transfer on cotton paper, 23 x 33 cm. Courtesy Selma Feriani Gallery |Nidhal Chamekh, 'Columns', 2015, Graphite on paper, 100 x 70 cm, Courtesy of Primo Marella Gallery

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