Photography has been an important point of departure for the exploration of the political possibilities of images in contemporary Algeria. In this panel discussion in French, Ammar Bouras and Mourad Krinah, two leading Algerian visual artists, discuss visual culture and politics with Selma Hellal, visionary editor of Barzakh Press, whose catalog includes arresting photo journals and photographic chronicles, and Malika Rahal, a historian whose innovative writing explores the intersections of history and memory.
- Ammar Bouras, Algerian Photographer and Visual Artist
- Selma Hellal, co-founder of Barzakh publishing house in Algiers
- Mourad Krinah, Algerian Visual Artist and Graphic Designer
- Malika Rahal, Director of the Institut d'histoire du temps présent (IHTP); Researcher at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS); Thesis Research Director at Université Paris 8
Moderated by Madeleine Dobie, Chair of French Department, and Professor of French and Comparative Literature, Columbia University