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From June 21 to 27 , Kerkennah Islands held the first festival in Tunisia dedicated to photography , video and digital arts , based on exchange and international collaboration . Kerkennah 01 first edition brought together - around a common passion - some fifty Tunisian and foreign artists , as well as many amateurs .

At the beginning of summer , peaceful Kerkennah islands witnessed an utmost new art experience . The Islands ’ streets , schools , beaches , palm groves , monuments and ports have hosted Kerkennah 01 Festival during a week . Visitors equipped with an « art passport », a treasure map and a compass , were able to discover - at their own pace - the different art activities , as well as the Island ’ s breathtaking landscapes . Exhibitions were held at El Attaya fishing port , fantastic musical evenings brought life to Sidi Youssef , whereas the educational section ( including various workshops and debates ) of the festival was concentrated , at the North of the Islands . In collaboration with Goethe Institute and Ghaya Gallery , Kerkennah 01 aimed to create a platform where artists from different horizons meet so to establish a professional network between local and international scenes ; a great opportunity for fifty Tunisian artists including photographers , namely Zied Ben Romdhane , Hichem Driss and Sophia Baraket and North Africans , to display their works for foreign experts . No doubt , photography was at the core of Kerkennah 01 with five exhibitions , in addition to the remarkable presence of Ostkreuz famous German agency . Yet , several projections of short films and diverse musical performances stress the emergence of a new promising Tunisian art scene . I www . kerkennah-01 . com

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I made in tunisia mode I made in tunisia fashion I ‫مو�ضه‬ ‫تون�سي‬ ‫�صنع‬ I made in tunisia mode I made in tunisia fashion I ‫مو�ضه‬ ‫تون�سي‬ ‫�صنع‬ Anissa Aida, a dialogue between cultures A new wind blows on fashion «Made in Tunisia». Founded by Tunisian designer Anissa Meddeb, Anissa Aida brand overturns conventions and shake codes with unique, clean-cut designs. Less known on the local market, the new brand has however seduced the biggest fashion capitals. A nissa Aida’s designs hit - only two years after the launch of her brand - London Fashion Week catwalk, and are exported to Paris, London, Berlin and New York. Designer Anissa Meddeb was selected laureate for the OpenMyMed (Marseille), Ones To Watch of Fashion Scout (Londres) and was selected to participate in the FIT Design Entrepreneur (New York), which opens up additional new perspectives. Nothing seems to stop the rise of this promising, rising star of Tunisian ready-to-wear. For her brand’s second anniversary on March 30th, Anissa Meddeb successfully unveiled her new Wabi-Sabi capsule collection at Musk and Amber Gallery, a tribute to the Japanese concept that underlines imperfect, impermanent, incomplete, simple asthetic. The key to Tunsian designer’s success lies in the combination of an atypical universe, traditional know-how, and mainly indisputable talent. Anissa Meddeb studied at Parsons School of Fashion in New York, and did an exchange programme at the prestigious Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design in London - from which Stella McCartney, Alexander Mac Queen and John Galliano graduated. Anissa Aida label draws on her Tunisian heritage juxtaposed with Eastern designs. The label stood out with a remarkable first collection of kimonos and sarouels – which became the brand’s key items, and djellabas - revisited- creating a bridge between Tunisian and Japanese cultures. Fusions, the 2018 spring- summer collection extends this original duality by incorporating of denim and embroidery patchworks. African culture is also present in the second collection, as Designer Meddeb was inspired by famous Malian photographers Malick Sidibé and Seydou Keita’s portraits of the seventies. She intends to continue this experience in future projects including Ethiopia. 1 Anissa Aida’s minimalist, refined and modern designs, are a connection between Tunisia and the rest of the world. Entirely made in Tunisian workshops, in respect of the “slow fashion” concept (an ethical, respon 6&RB7W7F&Rf676VFFV"&VfVG2FR67672F7&VFRfW'FW&7BG&6FfW7B( m-}MMn( ( ]n( ( M=( ( =( "7&FB6VFVB6'B&67W26"( =( ( ]-^( ( }M==~( ( Mn( ( ]}( ( ]~( ( m( 67F6FVB7GRwwr76F6УC@CP