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Oussama Houij

Sanitary Engineer, Environmental Activist and Singer-Songwriter
Born in Tunis, 1991

Past and Current Projects
2017 – 2018 | Zabaltuna Visual Campaign : A series of digital collages criticizing the problems related to waste management in Tunisia. Published online via social media.

2018 – 2019 | 300 Kilomètres evironmental walk : A 300 kilomètres trek on the Tunisian coast with the goal of doing 30 cleanups and raising awareness around the plastic pollution of the Mediterranean. Action documented on social media.

2019 on | Gorbi project : A musical project that takes for theme social and environmental issues of Tunisia and North Africa and is highly entrenched in the musical tradition of the region both melodically and lyrically. Project is currently at the stage of production of it’s first EP.

Art residencies and experiences

2018 | Art residency with L’Association Tunisienne d’Art Environmentale under the project “Tunisian Playground Sculptures”. Project financed by Tfannen
2019 | ACT NOW إبدع الآن by the International Cultural Center of Hammamet
2020 | European Voluntary Corps project with EKOenergy, Finland

Links

LeMonde Afrique writes about 300 kilomètres

Nawaat writes about Zabaltuna

Misk video records Gorbi @ INTERFERENCE2018