artist residencies

FARAH KHELIL

02/09 – 18/09/2022

Farah Khelil (*1980 in Carthage, lives and works in Paris) studied at the Institut Supérieur des Beaux-Arts in Tunis and holds a PhD in arts and art sciences from the École des Arts de la Sorbonne in Paris. Her work combines artist’s books, videos, drawings, archives and installations with writing and theoretical research. She has taken part in numerous group exhibitions at Transmitter space (New York, 2016), the Handel Street Projects gallery (London, 2017) and at the Venice Biennale (2019). Solo exhibitions took place at the Selma Feriani Gallery (Tunis, 2018), at the National Archaeological Museum of Umbria (Perugia Italy, 2019) and at the Jardin des Plantes du Parc du Belvédère (Tunis, 2021). Her work is included in the collections of the Frac Poitou-Charante, the Center for Artists’ Books (Limousin), the Contemporary Art Fund in Paris and the British Museum.

During her stay in Vienna Farah Khelil will realise the exhibition Passage together with Vanja Krajnc at the Parallel Vienna 2022 (06/09–11/09/2022) and at philomena+ project room (16/09 – 29/10/2022). Within her residency she also plans to develop further her Green House Effect project (started in Tunis in 2020) for example by applying the technic of Cyanotypie at Viennese palm houses.