In Conversation with Mouna Karray - Tunisia

Mouna Karray, born in Sfax, Tunisia and currently lives and works between Sfax and Paris. Karray studied cinema and photography in Tunisia and received an MA specialising in photography in Tokyo - which she say had an immense influence on her artistic style.

She managed to establish a unique documentary style, working in both color and black and white. Her art merges socio-political themes with personal experience to explore constructions of identity and memory.
Through the anonymity of her ghostly figure [which she describes as a “captive” and “a figure of resistance, a figure pushing for freedom and the re-enchantment of a forgotten land] reveals the true face of politics and the way it impacts actual human lives and the future of a country at large. By staging her photographs, the artist draws our attention to the very real scenario of her fellow countrymen, cast aside and forgotten until further notice.

Join us in conversation as we discuss her exhibitions “Nobody will talk about us” and “Noir”. Enjoy, comment and follow us on social media @artradio_sa and artist @mounakarrayphotography
7 Sep 2019 English Explicit South Africa Arts · Arts

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