Thameur Mejri


Thameur Mejri, born in 1982 in Tunis, Tunisia, graduated from the Institute of Fine Arts in Tunis. His art delves deeply into the complexities of human existence, exploring themes such as violence, innocence, guilt, and shame. Mejri’s work challenges societal norms by blurring the boundaries between public and private spheres, aiming to provoke emotional responses and reflections on indifference and affect within contemporary Tunisian society.

Mejri’s artistic career has seen international acclaim, with exhibitions at prestigious venues such as the Cairo Biennial and Dakar Biennale. He has also held solo exhibitions at renowned galleries including Jack Bell Gallery in London, Gallery 1957 in Accra, and Selma Feriani Gallery in Tunis. His artwork is featured in notable collections such as the Barjeel Art Foundation in Sharjah and The Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden in Marrakech.