About Adel Abdessemed

 

Adel Abdessemed (b. 1971) is from Algeria, he was forced to move to France in 1994 as a result of political unrest in his home country. Today he lives and works in Paris. He expresses himself in installation, video, photography, sculpture and drawing. In his works Abdessemed often confronts political issues, in relation to both the Muslim world and the West. His works make reference to the situations of everyday life, juxtaposing the ordinary with ethical and philosophical considerations.