An outsider artist born in Tunis in 1963, Karim Chaibi was raised in a traditional Islamic milieu though
as a child he attended the French Jesuit school. A graduate of the Zitouna Islamic Theological Faculty, he taught himself to paint as an adult when he began to travel the world.
with his spouse and their three children. A storyteller as well as a painter, Karim combines his interest in
psychoanalysis with his love for the shapes and colors of the Mediterranean. The synthesis for which he
longs is a spiritual surrealism where the locked secrets of dreams are visually presented as the alphabet
of a decipherable language.
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