Interview with Nawal Bakouri

Nawal Bakouri : Independent Curator and Director of ESAD - Ecole supérieure d'art et de design de Valenciennes
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Design français à Milan

After graduating from the Ecole du Louvre, Paris, in African Arts and Arts of the Maghreb in 1999, Nawal Bakouri obtained a post-graduate diploma in Esthetics and Sciences of Art in African Contemporary Arts at Pantheon Sorbonne University Paris in 2001, and a Master's Degree in Cultural Engineering at AEMC Paris in 2004.

She is both an independent design curator and theorist, and a consultant, and coordinates the social design platform of which she is one of the founders. Her field of interest concerns social design, design and caring, and the exhibition as a social space. She has taught design history and theory at ESAM Caen-Cherbourg, and the Academie Charpentier in Paris.

At the Saint-Etienne Biennale in 2017, she proposed an exhibition concerning the representation of the elderly and disease : Care’s Expression. She is the author of several articles on graphic design and social design, and was the director of the Anatome Gallery, the only permanent graphic design exhibition showroom in France, for 7 years.

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