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Hatim Elmekki - Untitled, 1964 - Oil on canvas - 75 x 89 cm
Abdelkader Guermaz - Metamorphose Circa - 1974 - Oil on panel - 69x56cm
Néjib Belkhodja - Abstraction Numéro 45, 1964 - Oil on canvas - 99x64cm
M'hamed Issiakhem - Femme accoudée Circa - 1970 - Oil on canvas - 69x58cm
Aly Ben Salem - Le jardin d’Eden Circa - 1950 - Gouache on paper - 74x52cm
Farid Belkahia - La Main, 1980 - Natural pigments on vellum on wood - 150x120cm
Exhibition view - Yesterday is tomorrow's memory - 2016 - Elmarsa Dubai
Exhibition view - Yesterday is tomorrow's memory - 2016 - Elmarsa Dubai
Exhibition view - Yesterday is tomorrow's memory - 2016 - Elmarsa Dubai
Exhibition view - Yesterday is tomorrow's memory - 2016 - Elmarsa Dubai
Exhibition view - Yesterday is tomorrow's memory - 2016 - Elmarsa Dubai
Exhibition view - Yesterday is tomorrow's memory - 2016 - Elmarsa Dubai
Exhibition view - Yesterday is tomorrow's memory - 2016 - Elmarsa Dubai
Exhibition view - Yesterday is tomorrow's memory - 2016 - Elmarsa Dubai
Exhibition view - Yesterday is tomorrow's memory - 2016 - Elmarsa Dubai
  • Yesterday is tomorrow's memory: a group show of work from North Africa

    16th May 2016 – 30th July 2016
    23, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai

    Following solo exhibitions from two seminal artists on their roster, Rachid Koraichi and Nja Mahdaoui, this May their Dubai space will present a group exhibition of key works by major artists who have played an important role in the history of modern and contemporary Arab art from the Maghreb. Spanning the late 1960s to the present day, this selection aims to tell the story of art produced in North Africa during the past half century, demonstrating richness and variety and yet also a shared formal language along with stylistic connections across the generations.

    ARTISTS 
    Aly Ben Salem (Tunisia, 1910-2001), Hatim Elmekki (Tunisia, 1918-2003), Abdelkader Guermaz (Algeria, 1919-1996), M’Hamed Issiakhem (Algeria, 1928-1985), Mohammed Khadda (Algeria, 1930-1991), Baya (Algeria, 1931-1998), Nejib Belkhodja (Tunisia, 1933-2007), Farid Belkahia (Morocco, 1934-2014), Nja Mahdaoui (Tunisia, b. 1937), Mahjoub Ben Bella (Algeria, b.1946), Rachid Koraichi (Algeria, b. 1947), Gouider Triki (Tunisia, b. 1949), Khaled Ben Slimane (Tunisia, b. 1951), Meriem Bouderbala (Tunisia, b. 1960), Halim Karabibene (Tunisia, b. 1962), Mohamed Rachdi (Morocco, b. 1964), Emna Masmoudi (Tunisia, b. 1964), Asma M’Naouar (Tunisia, b. 1965), Omar Bey (Tunisia, b. 1973), Thilleli Rahmoun (Algeria, b. 1978), Atef Maatallah (Tunisia, b. 1981), Thameur Mejri (Tunisia, b. 1982), Slimen Elkamel (Tunisia, b. 1983).