Samia Halaby and Rachid Koraichi are among the signatories of a letter reaffirming support for “the Palestinian struggle for liberation, self-determination and the return of refugees.”
To Mourn the Lives of Drowned Migrants, an Artist Builds a Cemetery in Tunisia
Rachid Koraichi’s Jardin d’Afrique (Garden of Africa) will serve as a burial site and memorial for migrants who have died in the Mediterranean Sea. Although it is scheduled to open next spring, the cemetery already buried 56 bodies of drowned migrants.
Tracing the Contours of Power at the Marrakech Biennale
MARRAKESH — In the vaults adjacent to the city’s Koutoubia Mosque, a video by the Copenhagen-based artists’ group Superflex tells the story of migrants and refugees eager to reach Europe.
Talismanic Calligraphy Made Contemporary in Marrakech
Unlike many of Koraïchi’s contemporaries, who seek to abstract calligraphic forms, he not only nods at tradition, but, as an artist of Sufi lineage himself, he inscribes his work within it.