Dora Dalila Cheffi                                                                                                                    

Born 1990, Helsinki



STUDIES 

Bachelor of Arts, 2014-2018

Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture

Uniarts Helsinki

Photography, 2012-2014

Pekka Halonen Academy 

Photojournalism, 2012

Helsinki Evangelical College

Secondary Studies, 2006-2009

Lauttasaari Coeducational School 



SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Imitating Equilibrium, Taymour Grahne Projects, Online, 2020

Screenshots of Novel Realities, The Other Space by Andersen Contemporary, Online, 2020

Bitter Oranges, La Marsa, Tunis, 2020 

Tunisian Sceneries, Espace d’Art Mille Feuilles, 2019 

Ryijyjä, Rupla Helsinki, 2017 



GROUP EXHIBITIONS  & SCREENINGS

K OFF, Gabes Cin Fen, 2021

Our Lives In T-shirts, Miami, 2020 

Middle Sea, Institut Finlandais, Paris, 2020

Summer Show, Selma Feriani Gallery, Tunis, 2020

GEYLA, Derjine, Tunisia, 2019 

Perfect Child, Helsinki Pride Week, 2018 

Kohtaamisia, Gallery Kajaste, Helsinki, 2018 

FEEL sur REEL, Gallery Dipoli, Espoo, 2018 

Free Form, Habitare Fair, Helsinki, 2018 

UU Market Launch, Gallery Kalleria, Helsinki, 2018 

Hiljaista Huutoa, Cable Factory, Helsinki, 2014 


UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS 

Solo Show, Tunis, Tunisia, Spring 2022


GRANTS 

KONE Foundation, Home Residency Grant, 2020

Arts Promotion Center Finland, Promoting Cultural Diversity Grant,  2020 

Finnish Foreign Ministry (The Finnish Embassy in Tunisia), Maakuvaraha  2019

The Department of Arts Grant of Aalto University, 2017


SHORT FILMS AND DOCUMENTARIES

طریق / The Road, 2020 

Perfect Child, 2018 

High Voltage, 2018 

MAN, 2017 

Voittaja, 2016 

Mitään ikuista ei ollutkaan, 2016 

The Art and Life of Miina Äkkijyrkkä, 2015


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Freelance Artist, 2017 to present

Multimedia: Painting, sculpting, rug making, video

Photo Editor, 2016- 2019

Tulva magazine

Director of Photography 2014- 2016

FAT - Finnish Art Today

Photographer and Videographer

Clients including Brown Girls, Aalto University , Ylioppilaslehti, Aino, WOLF Magazine etc.


LANGAGES

Finnish - Fluent 

Arabic - Fluent

English - Fluent

French - Intermediate

Swedish  - Intermediate

Using Format