The Kamel Lazaar Foundation convened the second forum of Maghreb des Arts on May 10th at the Bardo Museum in Tunis. The theme in question was the future of the arts in the contemporary Maghreb. The forum followed up on questions posed last year about coordination issues, archiving, and theoretical research in Maghrebi visual arts. The forum was organized by Rachida Triki, who invited key players and theoreticians from the Maghrebi art scene to participate in the debate.
A number of specialists, art historians, archeologists, critics and artists gathered to listen and discuss ideas with the participating panellists of the 4 boards on:
1. 'Sponsorships in the Maghreb', with panellists Oussama Rifahi, Ghita Triki and Wafa Gabsi.
2. 'The Structure of the Museum and Sponsorships', with panellists Abdelkader Damani, Bernadette Nadia Dufrêne, Farid Zahi.
3. 'The Art Market. Case study: Tunisia', with panellists Lilia Ben Salah, Selma Feriani, Aicha Gorgi, Essia Hamdi, Hamadi Cherif, Bchira Triki Bouazizi, Sana Tamzini.
4. 'How to Reactivate Traditional Art in a Contemporary Manner', with panellists Nacera Benseddik, Houcine Tlili, Mehdi Benedetto.
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Rachida Triki, 30 September 2013