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Abbas
Iranian/French, b. 1944
Nov 9, 2014
Woe to the thief who took my 2014 agenda from the car whose window he broke in Italy! I mourned my agenda, my faithful and constant travelling companion, whose pages I have been scribbling conscientiously into for almost fifty years.

Melisa and my sons convinced me to go digital. I bought a smartphone. I use its in-built camera on a visit to the Institute of the Arab World which houses an important... More...
Nov 9, 2014
The chador-nigab-burqah is a must in any exhibit on the Muslim world. At least Moroccan artists display it with humour in their work. Nadia Bensallam wears a sexy nigab which does not cover her legs and walks in the streets of Marrakech while her friend films the passerby's reaction. In "Super Oum" Fatima Mazmouz displays a bikini-clad pregnant woman whose face is covered by a nigab. More...
Nov 9, 2014
Melisa in front of the moucharaby of the Institute; her shoes on the matt of "Fleur-Verre" a work by Younés Rahmoun. More...
Nov 9, 2014
"Egoism", a sculpture by Fathiya Tahiri. A hilarious work by Driss Rahhaoui " Matricule 38555 ou le 29 Oct. 1982" where charcoals are offered on a laboriously set dinner table; the drinks are also scented with charcoal dust. More...
Nov 9, 2014
Hicham Benouhoud's pranks in his classroom with his pupils; Najia Mehadji's "Mystic dance"; Fouad Maazuz's laborious surrealist hands. I was curious to see my friend Yto Barrada's work, but the projector was broken; a guard told me school children dropped it on the floor. I could not see the work, I photographed the projector! More...
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