Born in Ain Beïda, Algeria.
1967 – 1971 Higher Institute of Fine Arts, Algiers, Algeria
1971 – 1975 Superior National School of the Decorative Arts, Paris, France
1973 – 1975 School of Urban Studies, Paris, France
1975 – 1977 Superior School of Arts (painting studio of Gustave Singier and print studio of Lagrange-Dorny), Paris, France
Jameel Prize 2011, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK