Artist: Adel Megdiche
* 1949 in Sfax, Tunesia
1970-74: Studied at the School of Fine Art in Tunis
1976-77: Active in the Cité Internationale des Art, Paris
1980-84: Stay in Morocco
Since 1991 Professor at the Institut d’Art Dramatique, Tunis
Tunisia, Morocco, Cote d'Ivoire, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Romania and countries of the middle orient.
1985: Publisher Cherif fine-art „Epopée hilayenne“
1997: Publisher Dar Cheraiet „Megdiche 1974-1994“
2002: Publisher L’or du temps, Porte-folio „Megdiche“
I gave the name "Tanit" to my bear. I wanted to depict the thousand-year-old story of Carthage with the golden sign of the Tanit, once the goddess of fertility.
The olive twigs and flowers symbolize freedom and the hospitality of my country, while the traditional costume is there to show that the old handcrafted arts are still alive in Tunesia.
Sponsor: Office du Tourisme de Tunisie