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mounir fatmi

mounir fatmi


mounir fatmi (1970, Tanger), lives and works between Spain, France and Morocco.

mounir fatmi, who has been drawing for years, Studied at Beaux-Art Casablanca, at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma and at Amsterdam s State Academy of Fine Arts. His first solo show was in 1999 and was internationally recognized in the years 2000. Since then he has exhibited in major museums, biennials (Venice, Bamako, Dakar, etc.) and international events. He was the Grand Prix Léopold Sédar Senghor s laureate of the Dakar Biennale in 2006 and also of the Cairo Biennale Prize in 2010.


mounir fatmi uses all types of mediums – installations, videos, sound pieces, photos, sculptures, drawings, collages. His work focuses on deconstruction as a metaphor for the present and future world, deals with exile, displacement, identity, memory, religious and political issues, the relationship of art to architecture or space.


Projets ColAAb
Before the Storm (curtains), 2022
Silk-screen print on fabric, variable dimensions (made to measure)
Signed and numbered edition, limited to 50 pieces

Before the Storm (curtains), 2022

Weaving, embroidery, limited, signed and numbered edition : 8 + 4 A.P


Photo : © Miguel Bueno – Texts by Pascale Le Thorel