Born in Marrakech in 1967, Noureddine Amir has always been passionate about art in every respect. He has become known with his sculptural dresses, which are fairly described as works of art, made up of both raw fibers (raffia, jute) and subtler materials such as pressed chiffon…
From 23 February through 22 April 2018, the Foundation Jardin Majorelle launches the exhibition " The Sculptural Dresses of Noureddine Amir" in the temporary exhibitions hall at the musée YVES SAINT LAURENT marrakech. The Moroccan couturier has distinguished himself through his unique creative work involving the transmutation of artisans Moroccan crafts. #exhibition #dresses #sculpture #couture #design # museum #elegance #art #artist #fashion #fashiondesigner myslmarrakech
« It seemed obvious to us to support a Moroccan artist whose work we love.Pierre Bergé had a real crush on his sculptural dresses, » said Björn Dahlström, director of the Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech, to HuffPost Morocco .
Noureddine Amir had already exhibited his works at the Arab World Institute in 2014. Spotted by Pierre Bergé, an exhibition had been dedicated to him at the Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent Foundation in Paris in 2016.
Along came 2018 with an unprecedented recognition for Noureddine Amir. He has been selected by the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture to participate in ParisFashion Week Haute Couture. Thus adding his name to the prestigious list of guest members including Zuhair Murad, Georges Hobeika and Ralph & Russo. He will showcase alongside Chanel, Dior or Givenchy, at the event to be held from July 1 to 5, which represents the highest distinction for a couturier.