featured photographer: Mouna Karray

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Mouna Karray lives and works between Paris and Tunisia.

Born in 1970 in Sfax in Tunisia, she began to photography and film at the Higher Institute for Cultural de Tunis (1989-1993).
It resides in Japan from 1997 to 2002 where she obtained in 1999, a master's degree in photography from Tokyo Institute of Arts and Polytechnics.
When he returned to Tunisia in 2002, she taught photography at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Sousse and that of Gabes. In 2003, it enjoys an artist residency at the Centre d'Art of Living Rades, Tunisia.
In 2004, she moved to Paris in 2005 and won, an artist residency at the Cite Internationale des Arts de Paris. In 2007, the foundation Civitella Ranieri invite him to participate in an artist residency in Italy.

His visit to Japan was the starting point for an autobiographical work. In 2000, she directed and exhibitions The room and Self-portrait, my love Tokyo.
She then engaged in Tunisia, a photography and installation that attempts to trace the "unseen", following the death of his father. She realized in 2004 installing El Mech'hed, reconstruction of a cemetery, and presents the exhibition Clipping, work focuses on intimate images of graves and beds.
Starting in 2005, it will continue to meet and take pictures of women from different cultures for his project at the risk of identity…

Come to visit [Mouna Karray's website]

 
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Lowe - March 10, 2008 at 3:27 AM

Femme, Tunisienne, photographe... l'idéal :-P

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