Mejda Ben

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Mejda Benchaabane born in Algiers, trained as psychologist/clinician, passion for painting.

In all beginnings of careers, youth remains a key-time where interest is created; if we big deeply, we can find out colored memories coming from that age of innocence hands in paint and drawings on walls!
From hobby to passion going through emptiness, hollow of imagination, every step led her higher learning behind witnessing marks of creation periods.

After twenty years of existence she decided to exhibit her works in order to assume her ideas and emotions in her paintings where forms talk through varying colours, humours and tonality. Melodious curves send us sometimes in fires, sometimes in cold.

In search of exclusive, various ways have been explored, borrowing a touch to Van Gogh, Picasso, Miro or Kandinsky. Models are numerous but the call of « self » rang!

Today, everybody thinks he is contemporary. No matter currents of thoughts, schools, masters, in act of painting, it is important to understand our link with ourselves and with the world, the only referee is: emotion / reflexion.
Sender for receptor, we have waves in common. A work is watching us and colours talk to us: then we have to listen to them.

Artistic path of Mejda Ben :

1-      Participation to a competition painting : March, 8th 2005, « Palais de la culture », Algiers

2-      Collective exhibition « Salon de l’Aquarelle et des Arts Graphiques »  February 2006, in Smaïl Samsom's Galery , « Théatre de verdures » Algiers

3-      Collective exhibition : March, 8th 2006,  « Journée de la femme », in « Palais de la Culture », Algiers

4-      Collective Exhibition « en hommage aux défuntes Aïcha Haddad, Baya Mahieddine et Kheira Flidjani », March 2006 ; Smaïl Samsom’s Gallery, « Théatre de Verdure » Algiers.

5-      Collective exhibition to a competition: « Desert moving forward »; may 2006, proposed by ministry of environment, Algiers.

6-      Collective Exhibition : « Artist Day », June 2006, in « Theatre de verdure », Algiers

7-      Exhibition of three Women: Mejda Benchaabane, Meriem Benchaabane and Mounjia Abdeltif, December 2006,  Smaïl Samsom’s Gallery, in “ Théatre de Verdure”, Algiers.

8-      Participation to a competition « Art Pour tous », August 2007 in Paris, (classified 9 on 156 candidates).

9-      Individual exhibition : “ Eclats d’âme”  in Cyber Galerie, Didouche Mourad, December 2007, Algiers.

 
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