Nidhal Chamekh (b.1985, Dahmani) lives and works in Paris and Tunis. Graduated with a PhD Research in Fine Arts and Art Sciences from Paris I, Panthéon La Sorbonne, Paris; MA in Fine Arts & Art Sciences from Paris I, Panthéon La Sorbonne, Paris; and BA in Fine Arts, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Tunis. He was the recipient of grants from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, Quebec (2015, 2012); and the Al Mawred Al Thaqafi Foundation, Brussels (2013). Select solo exhibitions include Mnēmē, Selma Feriani Gallery, Sidi Bou Said (2016); Burn, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan (2016); Dispars, Aïcha Gorgi Gallery, Sidi Bou Said (2014); and Entre les choses, Mariska Hammoudi Gallery, Paris (2014). Select group exhibitions include Memory Matters, Skissernas Museum, Lund (2018); A Slice Through the World: Contemporary Artists’ Drawings, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford and Drawing Room, London (2018); The Sea is the Limit, York Art Gallery, York (2018); Newwwar. It’s Just a Game?, Bandjoun Station, Bandjoun (2017-18); Graphic Witness, Drawing Room, London (2017); Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London (2017); Yinchuan Biennale: For an Image, Faster Than Light, Museum of Contemporary Art Yinchuan, Yinchuan (2016); Aïchi Triennale, Homo Faber: A Rainbow Caravan, Museum of Contemporary Art of Nagoya, Nagoya (2016); Effervescence, Institut des Cultures d'Islam, Paris (2016); Inventory, New Works and Conversations Around African Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire (2016); and All the World's Futures, 56th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice (2015). His work is held in public collections including The British Museum, London; Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth; Barjeel Foundation, Sharjah; Blachère Foundation, Apt; Kadist Art Foundation, Paris/San Francisco; and Kamel Lazaar Foundation, London.
Last updated: 23.01.2019