Wafa Gabsi (Tunisa) studied Fine Art in Tunis and then earned her Master in Cultural studies from the University of Paris, La Sorbonne. Currently, she’s carrying out doctoral research on contemporary southern Mediterranean artists in the international circuit of art and cultural globalisation. The central question of her research is about the issue of “Arab” identity.

Wafa wrote articles for various publications between 2011-2012. She is also a researcher at the Unity of Art and Globalization – in the French Museum Centre Georges Pompidou. Recently, she was a resident in Node Center for curatorial studies in Berlin and co-curated an exhibition at Grimmuseum entitled Wunderblock: Traces of process, document and memory.

With support from

The Maryam & Edward Eisler Foundation

In association with

Art & Patronage Summit:  The Middle East


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