It is true that Majida Khattari is one of the rare contemporary artists who place the notion of beauty at the center of their aesthetic approach. The result is breathtaking serene beauty and mystery that plunge the viewer into a world apart, where beauty makes less painful sharpness of the tragic.
As a reminder, Majida Khattari has been known since 1996 to create performances inspired by the situation of women in Arab societies, as the art gallery explains in a statement, stating that she is portraying models that carry “clothing-sculptures” dealing with the status of women but also referring to contemporary political events, issues of secularism and religion. On the walls of L’Atelier 21 , a series of photographs representing staged productions to revisit the snapshot that dominates Orientalist painting.
Until November 5, 2019
Art Gallery L’Atelier 21, 21, rue Abou Mahassine Arrouyani (formerly rue Boissy-d’Anglas) Casablanca