Five Algerian contemporary artists explore identity and location. corners of Algeria and dealing with complex histories, geographies and biographies.

Line-up:

Mounir Gouri’s stitched plates refer to the trade of illegal migrants in his coastal hometown in the North East of the country.

Artist illustrator Sarah Ouadah re-interprets the classic poem of the tragic Bedouin love story Hyzia as a digital fantasy for a new generation of readers.

Rima Djahnine’s cartography-inspired installation weaves fragments of maps, film, GPS data and documents into personal narratives of homecoming and memories.

With his iPhone, the photographer Fethi Sahraoui captures a series of cars as scenes of ordinary life in the Saharawi camps located on the southwestern province of Algeria.

Abdo Shanan displays material from his award-winning book Diary: Exile, which reflects on his experiences as an artist of Algerian and Sudanese origin, who lived for many years in Libya.

Presented with additional support from the British Council.