Lydia Ourahmane, (DZ, 1992) is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Algiers. Her research-driven practice explores major geopolitical issues of our time testing the permeability of boundaries and the state of being in-between. Her work in recent years has built on complex histories of colonialism, migration and abstraction in a poetic exploration of the present, the personal and the political.
Her work has been shown at various institutions, including Wattis Institute of Contemporary Art, San Francisco (2020), Homeless Souls, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen (2019), Jameel Art Center, Dubai (2019), Manifesta 12, Palermo (2018), Kunstverein München, Munich (2018), New Museum Triennial, New York (2018), Chisenhale Gallery, London (2018).
18 February 2021