Yasmina Reggad is an independent curator, performance artist, writer and dramaturge based in Brussels (Belgium). She holds an MA in Medieval History from the Sorbonne University (France). She currently is the curator of the French Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale (Italy), Artistic director of the Bienal das Amazônias (Brazil), and curator at aria (artist residency in algiers, Algeria).
Yasmina Reggad’s performative works have recently been staged at Chimurenga’s Pan African Space Station Liberation Radio Dar es Salaam – Documenta 15 (Tanzania); Beursschouwburg, KANAL-Centre Pompidou and Kaaistudio’s (Belgium); La Cantine Syrienne de Montreuil, Les Rencontres à l’échelle / Mucem and Jeu de Paume (France); Tabakalera International Centre for Contemporary Culture (Spain) and Biennale Warszawa (Poland). She is a member of the YouYou ensemble (Belgium) and was a Fellow Playwright 2019-2020 of the Sundance Institute Theatre Program (USA).
Yasmina Reggad has conceived exhibitions, screenings, performance and educational programmes at international institutions such as Delfina Foundation, The Mosaics Rooms, Tate Modern, Institute of Contemporary Arts (UK); DJART Biennial (Algeria); Art Dubai Projects (UAE); L’atelier de l’observatoire (Morocco); CENTQUATREPARIS (France) among others. She also regularly contributes essays on contemporary art and performance art.
Yasmina Reggad also works as a dramaturge and has collaborated with choreographer Ioanna Angelopoulou, dancer-choreographer Trajal Harrell and performance artist Carlos Azeredo Mesquita.
L’Art de l’Ecoute programme on Radio Grenouille: interview and listening session about we dreamt of utopia and we woke up screaming produced by Chloé Despax, Nov. 2020 (2h, in French)