“short biography” Youssef Tabti (born in Paris) is a French concept artist with Algerian roots. He lives in Germany since 1994, having resided in several towns but always with Hamburg as his permanent place of residence.

“mission statement“  Current political topics are of high importance in his artwork. His work includes a series of creative and social aspects. He wants to invite spectators and listeners to focus their attention towards art and politics at the same time. It is an attempt to dissolve the barriers of past and present in relation to arts and political topics.

(selection) 2011 Focus 11. Contemporary Art Africa, Basel. Switzerland / 2010 Manifesta 8. Evento Paralelo, Murcia, Spain “Invisible Boundaries” / Siemens Sanat (Art) „Other Worlds“ Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture. Turkey / 2009  Le Grand-Palais. 2.Triennal “La Force de l’Art 02”, invitation from C.Tanc/F.Vincent, Paris / Literaturhaus Hamburg, “Edvards Tag” with the german writer Alexander Häusser / 2008 Kunstverein Hamburg “Wir nennen es Hamburg“ (We call it Hamburg) / Deutsches Schauspiehaus Hamburg (Malersaal) Stage for the Oper "Polynymph" / 2007 10th. Internationale Istanbul Biennale, Project “Nightcomers“, Istanbul, Turkey / Kunsthaus Hamburg / 2006 Kunstverein Immanence, TRAM / Goethe Institut Paris / 2005 3. Triennial of Photography, Hamburg /  Museum Anna Nordlander, Skellefteà, Sweden / 2002 Kunstverein Passerelle, Brest, France / 2001 Goethe Institut, Budapest, Ungary