Thematics of inspiration by Ziad Zitoun revolves around rights of migrants, trans-borders movements & refugee Asylum. His works speak about familial separation, stigmatization and social invisibility that produce clandestinity life. Ziad Zitoun gives thoughts on the South-North relations and be testimonies of persons who live without dignity, without fundamental rights ( health, work, education) .
The author speak about them people who try to survive, persecuted only for the fact they are “illegals”. Every year, thousands of people from all over the world, afflicted by economic, social and political hardship. They escape from wars, dictators governments or misery. They migrate to Europe in attempt to attain better living standards. Every day a lot of people perish on the way.
The author studies related social problems and it transcribe it in contemporary art domain for create aesthetic of migration. Art has for centuries been deeply estimated by the presence of immigrant artists and them fresh ideas. Today, more than ever before, the population reflects global patterns of migration, and this is evident in the art add a value of diversity in in our contemporary societies.


I create visual narrations and construct a strong social message. I’ m using expressive textures, which are combined with the main figurative motifs as ornaments as Zelij patterns and african tooling. I’ m always turning around the idea of border, the wall, the line. Adding textures helps me to express feelings about these concepts.
An intense colors work on playing with bi or tricolor compositions. With this chromatic game, I covering surface with set of geometrically organized tiles inspirited by Zelij architectures and russian constructivism works.
I use rock, iron fence and wall pictures. That give me the chance to transfer the feelings of someone who is in front of a wall. I wish to express feelings of someone in the situation of crossing a border. I try to express the difficulties that you can feel when you see something locked and when you try to overpass this situation.


Mediterranean - Shared & Divided is visual art project about in the Mediterranean area. The interdisciplinary project explore photography for create contemporary motions of this space. Between Sarajevo, Tunisia, Istanbul and Cairo. We promote a dialogue among communities sharing commons backgrounds. In a actual fragmentation of Mediterranean belt due of an hard european migration politic, artists propose new visual artworks for contribute to pluralism, diversity and multiculturalism dialogue.
We propose eleven collections of pictures taking with various tematics. All series was composed with the idea to open perspectives about contemporary mediterranean area. We visit various visual genders for speak about the sea. We present an eclectic selection of portray of mediterranean lifestyle, exprimentals pictures and abstracts frames. For more details we can send you the complete calatog by email or by post. Send an email with your requests & questions to