Artist Talk: Younès Ben Slimane

This talk invited Tunisian artist and filmmaker Younès Ben Slimane to discuss his work and new commission for Images de Tunisie. This was followed by a conversation and Q&A session moderated by curator and ZHF Exhibitions Officer Johan Deurell.


About Younès Ben Slimane

Younès Ben Slimane is a Tunisian artist and filmmaker based in Paris, France. Ben Slimane’s work has been exhibited at Mucem, France, Solar -Galeria de Arte Cinemática, Portugal, and at the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Macedonia, and his films have been screened at international festivals such as Locarno Film Festival, Switzerland, and CPH:DOX, Denmark. His work is part of several collections including MACBA and Kadist Art Foundation. This year, he will be participating at Dakar Biennale of Contemporary African Art, Senegal.

Ben Slimane completed his degree in architecture at l’École Nationale d’Architecture et d’Urbanisme, Tunisia, and his post-graduate studies at Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains, France. He has undertaken artist residencies at Fiminco and Cité Internationale des Arts, France, and Villa Medici, Italy.