2011- 2013 Aziza Harmel ~ Keywords: curatorial, the land and the sea, those who can not travel, community, regimes of visibility, secrecy, illness, love
Aziza Harmel (b.1985, Tunis) Is an independent curator. She was awarded her Masters of Fine Art by the Dutch Art Institute in Arnhem in 2013. Aziza worked in Documenta 14, Steirischer Herbst and more recently Kunsthalle Wien. She co-curated Qayyem a research program on curatorial knowledge, Qayyem, which roamed between Mass Alexandria (Alexandria), MMAG Foundation (Amman) and l’Atelier Kissaria (2018-2019). She also co-curated the 12th edition of Bamako Encounters: Biennale of African Photography in Mali (2019-2020). She recently co-curated a show titled Do Nothing, Feel Everything in Kunsthalle Wien (2022) which looked into art practices that understand insanity as a common condition and as a dynamic form of knowledge with something crucial at stake—art practices that, through careful bruising, find ways to soothe and to bear.
Learn more about Aziza Harmel’s written MA thesis: The Intellectual Today Between the Contemporary Sublime and Urgency