"Technologia is a work inside a work. It links ancient circular Arabic calligraphy and Marcel Duchamp’s rotoreliefs, the first manifestations of kinetic art produced in the context of modern industrialized society."
1970 born in Tangier, Morocco and lives and works in Paris, France.
Mounir Fatmi constructs visual spaces and linguistic games that aim to free the viewer from their preconceptions of politics and religion, and allows them to contemplate these and other subjects in new ways. His videos, installations, drawings, paintings and sculptures bring to light our doubts, fears and desires.
His work has been shown in numerous solo exhibition, at the PIcasso Museum, War and Peace, Vallauris, at the Contemporary Art Center Le Parvis. He participated in several group shows at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, The Brooklyn Museum, New York. His installations have been selected in biennials such as the 52nd and 54th Venice Biennial, the 8th biennial of Sharjah.
Mounir was awarded by several prize such as the Cairo Biennial Prize in 2010, the Grand Prize Leopold Sedar Senghor of the 7th Dakar Biennial in 2006.
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