Lydia Ourahmane, Too Late for Ambition, 2015.

Lydia Ourahmane (UK/Algeria) has an artistic practice that spans new media, video, public interventions, lecture-performance, sculptures and found objects. Her work explores youth and transitional existences, surveillance and complex social and political structures.

She has presented works at Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014 at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London and World Museum, Liverpool; John Jones Project Space, London; Delfina Foundation, London; Ellis King Gallery, Dublin among others. Her work will be included in the group exhibition Territoires Arabes at Constantine Capital of Arab Culture 2015 and group exhibition Natural Instincts at the Espace Arlaud in Lausanne, Switzerland – curated by Samuel Leuenberger. Ourahmane was awarded The Nicholas and Andrei Tooth Travelling Scholarship 2014.

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