Musk and Amber

"Mémoire de Tunisie en Pop Art"

"Mémoire de Tunisie en Pop Art" at the “Musk and Amber” Gallery


by "Sarroura Libre"


Exhibition date: February 12th 2017


"Memory of Tunisia in Pop Art" by the artist Sarroura Libre.


Sarroura Libre offers us an enchanted stroll in the Tunisian and Maghrebian pop culture from the 40s to today.


A true declaration of love to her country, Sarroura's exhibition brings together photographs in "digital art" of emblematic figures who have marked the history of Tunisia and who have left an indelible mark by their talent, their charisma and their career.


In the current post-revolution political context where Tunisia aspires to a better future, Sarroura opens a parenthesis full of tenderness on the past of her country and invites us to discover her cheerful and colorful universe, often with a touch of humor.

Inspired by the master of pop art, Andy Warhol, but also Takashi Murakami or Richard Hamilton, the works, which bring together characters, objects, coins, tapestries and decorations of the period before and after the French occupation, required a great deal of historical research and convey with humor and lightness strong messages.


Multidisciplinary Tunisian artist, Sarroura Libre is a painter, humorist, scriptwriter and director. Graduated in design from the School of Fine Arts in Sousse, Sarroura multiplies projects.


Her works were exhibited in March 2016 at the United Nations in New York as part of the 60th Commission on the Status of Women and she will participate in 2017 in the "Pop Art Maghreb" exhibition at the Arab World Institute in London.