Fares Yessad

Biography

Born in 1987, Bejaïa (Algeria). Lives and works in Paris (France).


Graduated from the School of Fine Arts of Algiers, he specialized in sculpture, before starting to explore muralism in the spaces of different Algerian cities. His works include series of murals he developed for the Tricontinental in Dakar in 2015, and the monumental mural intervention at 'Friche la Belle de Mai' in Marseille, in 2017.


His questioning of the uses of public spaces culminates in "Algiers in a loop", an illustrated audio book narrating an urban journey through the city of Algiers, in 2018.


Currently in Paris, he works on projects related to collective memory and migrations, notably through drawing.

 
Works