Hiba Adib, Tunisian, she studied History of Art at the Sorbonne (Paris) from 2005 to 2008. She specialised in History of Islamic Art and holds a PhD at the EPHE with a thesis on Arab manuscripts in North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa under the direction of Professor François Déroche. Since 2010 nonresidential Fellow of the Art, Space and Mobility project, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz.
Mali / The heavy economic and political crisis, which is the outcome of a troubled history, over the last year has been transformed into a conflict that neither the state nor the international community appears to be able to curb. And this while hate also falls on a heritage of Islamic architecture and art that is under attack by violent Islamist groups.