Originally aired 7/23/07
Nadira Laggoune-Aklouche is an Algerian art historian based in Algiers. Since 1986, she has taught aesthetics and the history of art at l'Ecole SupÃ©rieure des Beaux-arts d'Alger. She has concurrently held several other associated positions at the Institut SupÃ©rieure d'Art Dramatique d'Alger and at the Institut SupÃ©rieure de Musique d'Alger. She has served on several exhibition juries in Algeria and in France. Her first publication "Alger dans la Peinture" (2000) has been followed by numerous articles, most recently "Theorie et Pratiques dans l'Art Comtemporain Algerien," (2006) which was adapted from her talk at the "Revue des Revues" Symposium at Documenta.
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