Artista WAFA BORGES
Wafa Bourkhis is a Tunisian artist born at Sousse (Tunisia), in April 9, 1976.
She is a university assistant/teacher at ISAMM (Higher Institute of Multimedia Arts of Manouba, Tunisia), she was Professor of Art Education (1999-2012).
Doctor of Science and Technology of Fine Arts under joint supervision between the Artois University and the University of Tunis. She holds a Masters degree in Aesthetic and practical visual arts about documentary film with Dr. Hedi Khelil.
She began her career as a painter, engraver, and she practiced Video Art and photography.
Known as the Sunflower Aichi in the virtual world Second Life, where she worked with the Artist Fred FORESTwell-known artists all over the world.In 2008, she created the Artistic Union for the Mediterranean Philippe VACHEYROUT , president of the Association Capucine.net, dedicated to digital identity. She has collaborated with several academic institutions at several projects of artistic creation workshops with students (School of Fine Arts in Algiers , Nabeul, and Strasbourg), she also participated in virtual exhibitions with American, Australian and Brazilian universities artists.
She tries to integrate the digital image in the Tunisian daily life with augmented reality with the American artist Mark Skwarek and Manifest AR.
She presented several national and international communications (France, England, Italy)
It has contributed in collective books in England, France and Egypt about digital territories.
This exhibition aims to introduce visitors to the Tunisian heritage through various symbols, such as the Tunisian doors and traditional clothes as sefsari.
I put white Tunisian door symbolizing the souls of the Tunisian and visitors to Tunisia entering our territory to see our past.
Women who wear the sefsari reflect the authenticity and identity of the Tunisian woman who is committed to its traditions while leaving the door open to other cultures and religions.
The front door of the Bardo Museum and its floating name written in calligraphy Maghreb tribute to the martyrs of the attacks of March 18, 2015 at the Bardo Museum, which is mixed the blood of different people from all over the world.
Cette exposition vise à faire connaître aux visiteurs le patrimoine tunisien à travers les différents symboles, tels que les portes tunisiennes et les habits traditionnels comme le Sefsari.
J'ai mis des portes tunisiennes blanches qui symbolisent les âmes des tunisiens et des visiteurs de la tunisie qui entrent dans notre territoire pour voir notre passé.
Les femmes qui portent le sefsari traduisent l'authenticité et l'identité de la femme tunisienne qui s'attache à ses traditions tout en laissant la porte ouverte aux autres civilisations et religions.
La porte d'entrée du Musée de Bardo et son nom flottant écrit en calligraphie maghrébine rend hommage aux martyrs des attentats du 18 Mars 2015 au Musée de Bardo où est mélangé le sang des différentes personnes venant des quatre coins de la planète.