Through the story of a Chikha (referred to entertaining woman artist from ancient Morocco) and several characters of the night, Mahi Binebine pays tribute to these popular singers and dancers who have marked the cultural history of the country.
With the journalist Fedwa Misk, the painter talked about his most emblematic works and the highlights of his journey.
Born in 1959 in Marrakech, Mahi Binebine painter and French-speaking writer moved to Paris in 1980 to continue his studies in mathematics, a subject he taught for eight years. Then he devoted himself to writing and painting. Several of his novels are translated into ten languages. He emigrated to New York from 1994 to 1999. His paintings are part of the permanent collection of the Guggenheim Museum in New York. He returned to Marrakech in 2002 where he currently lives and works.