Zineb Sedira

Zineb Sedira was born in the suburbs of Paris where her Algerian parents immigrated to after the War against the French colonial occupation of their homeland. She then moved to London in 1986 and studied art at Central St Martins before pursuing graduate studies at the Slade and the Royal College of Art. Her work has been shown in numerous exhibitions throughout Europe, the US and the Middle East including the Venice Biennale (2001), Tate Britain, London (2002), the first ICP Triennial in NY (2003), PhotoEspana in Madrid (2004), Centre Pompidou & Hayward Gallery, Paris & London (2005), British Art Show 06, touring nationally in the UK (2006) and solo exhibitions at the Photographers Gallery, London and the Galerie Esma, Algiers, amongst many others. Her work is included in several major collections including Tate Britain, Museum of Modern Art, Paris, MUMOK (Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig), Vienna, Austria, Wolverhampton Arts and Museums, the Pompidou Center, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Arts Council of England and the Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow and the FNAC (Fond National d’Art Contemporain), Paris.