Alternately funny, melancholic, erotic, and political, the Moroccan artist’s Bedworks series offers compassionate images of men blissfully enjoying themselves.
Frustrated by how Morocco was merely treated as a backdrop at shoots, Hajjaj eclipsed limiting stereotypes with expansive, complex personalities.
For her project, photographer Alia Ali communicated with textile artists who live in communities whose borders have been marked “by imprints of power and scars of destruction.”
In 1959, Paul Bowles traveled around Morocco with an audio recording device to capture a cultural moment he knew was on the verge of disappearing.
MARRAKESH — Set outside the institutional white cube, in restored ancient sites and the ruins of a 16th-century palace, the sixth edition of the Marrakech Biennale, Not New Now, arrives like a breath of fresh air.
ALBUQUERQUE — Mel Chin’s “The Potential Project,” represented by an installation at 516 Arts, embodies the teetering ambiguities of “first world” philanthropy.
PARIS — Three curators, Jean-Hubert Martin (who last year orchestrated the sprawling Théâtre du Monde show), Moulim El Aroussi, and Mohamed Métalsi, have assembled a vast 2,500 square meters (~27,000 sq. ft.) show of contemporary aesthetics from Morocco called Contemporary Morocco at the Institut du Monde Arabe.