Djamel Tatah studied in France at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Saint-Etienne from 1981 to 1986. He has taught at the Ecole Nationale Suprieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris since 2008. He lives and works in Provence. Tatah has presented his works throughout France and the world over, including the Collection Lambert, Avignon; MAMAC, Nice; Fondation Maeght, Nice; Muse d’Art Moderne et Contemporain de Saint-Etienne Mtropole,  Saint-Priest-en-Jarez; Chteau de Chambord, Loir-et-Cher; Salamanca Arts Center, Spain; Guandong Museum of Art, Guangzhou; Villa Medici, Rome; Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Algiers; Public and Private collections include Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah; The British Museum, London; MAACAL, Marrakech; Muse National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; and Fondation Maeght, Nice.