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Salma Kossemtini

Salma Kossemtini is a curator with a background in interior design.

Her interest is rooted in contemporary art, sensory experience and their socio-cultural impact. Her practice also revolves around mediation with a focus on the audience experience.
She has been engaged in curatorial practice since 2016 in various local and international festivals such as INTERFERENCE.tn, SEE Djerba.tn both curated by Bettina Pelz and Aymen Gharbi, Evi Lichtungen.de and Lichtrouten.de, where she assisted curators and artists.

She’s an alumnus of Tasawar Curatorial Studios and a MA student in art theory. Her thesis is rooted in decolonial perspectives in Contemporary Art Practices. She curated her first exhibition in Gabes Cinema Fen Festival.tn for the video art section for young Tunisian artists “KOFF”, exploring the video as a medium defined through the featured artworks. She is currently working as a curator at the Selma Feriani Gallery managing the atelier and as a curatorial assistant of Nadine Atallah at the 32Bis a Contemporary Art Space in downtown Tunis and assistant director on a queer theater play.

Photo: Nao Maltese

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