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Hela Ammar

Visual artist, Tunis

Héla Ammar joins in the lineage of this artists’ new generation Arabic women whose approach often expresses an internal, social and cultural duality in their quest of identity.
Born in june 1969, she lives and works in Sidi Bou Said (Tunisia). She is directly inspired of her daily experiences, her life, of the way she communicates to bring her vision on subjects such as the image and the feminine identity in the Arabic Mediterranean cultures.
Taking advantage of her meetings, she continues to intersect the individual to society and to confront their legitimate aspirations with their reality at once cultural political or social.
Since 2003, her work has been regularly showcased in Tunisia and abroad. She took part in numerous solo and group shows in Tunisia and abroad (Germany, France and Spain).
Her work has been shown in various international art fairs including Marrakech Art Fair 2010, Dream City Tunisia 2010, ArtDubai 08, ARTMAR2007, Biennale de Barcelone, Spain 2007, ArtParis-AbuDhabi 2007, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Salon International d’Art contemporain, Grenoble 2006, Montreux Art Gallery 2006, Rencontres d’Art contemporain, Genève2005.
So far, her work has been the subject to many articles and comments in Tunisian and foreign publications.

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