Farah Khelil

Farah Khelil (b. 1980, Carthage) lives and works between Paris and Tunis. She has an MA in Fine Arts from the Institut supérieur des beaux-arts in Tunis and she holds a PhD in Art and Art Sciences from the Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris 1, where she has taught since 2010. She has exhibited internationally with recent solo exhibitions at Undercurrent Projects, New York (2016), Appartement 27 bis, Paris (2017) and Selma Feriani Gallery, London (2018). Khelil has been included in group exhibitions at Galerie deux, Marseille (2017), B’chira Art Center, Tunis (2017) and Handel Street Projects, London (2017). In 2017 she had a residency at Under the Sand in Gafsa. Khelil participated in Jaou festival, Tunisia (2018) and ‘Le Pavillon de l'Exil – Escale 03’ in Senegal (2018). Khelil won first prize at the 2005 Digital Solidarity contest and first prize at the Art et Cultures Numérique contest in 2007. She was recently nominated for the 2019 AWARE Prize for Women Artists.