Artist: Benaouda Meguenni
*1944 in Algeria
1960-63: in Paris „Ecole de Vaugirare“
1964: Entered Trade School for Photography in Cologne
1969-75: Exhibitions in Hamburg (Still Life, Landscapes)
Since 1975: Independant Entrepreneur and Photo-Journalist in Hamburg.
Algeria's Buddy Bear symbolizes peace. He is seen with various signs of peace, like the sun, flowers and the dove, in addition to being decorated with various landscapes typical of Algeria.
Sponsor: VHV; Victoria; Commerzbank; A. Maure; Air Algérie; Botschaft von Algerien