The Big Review: Africa & Byzantium at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York ★★★★☆

An array of artefacts show how cultural cross-pollination thrived across centuries and continents under Byzantine rule

Tunis's citywide biennial art festival returns with edition dedicated to photography and moving image

The sixth edition of Jaou takes over public sites such as advertising billboards and Avenue Habib Bourguiba, the historic downtown site of the country’s famous 2011 uprising

As 'mountains of corpses' wash up on Tunisian shores, artist Rachid Koraichi builds burial site for migrants

Memorial and graveyard designed by Algerian artist will be used to bury the unidentified bodies of those who have tried and failed to cross the sea

Algerian artist Rachid Koraichi builds cemetery for drowned migrants

Though the site is due to open next spring, Koraichi has already had to bury 56 anonymous bodies to relieve overcrowding in existing local cemeteries

New contemporary art space opens in impoverished area outside Tunis

B7L9, founded by the Kamel Lazaar Foundation, shows works by international and Tunisian artists but also engages the local community