Simohammed Fettaka

In his work, Fettaka focuses predominantly on the medium of film, as well as incorporating photography, collage, sound art and performance. At the centre of his work is a reflection on the presentation of the image. This graphic personal interpretation is based on collective memory: the individual visual experience must thereby lead us to question our sense of ourselves.

1981 born in Tangier, Morocco and lives and works between his hometown and Paris, France. 

Simohammed Fettaka studied Philosophy and Signal Processing in Morocco and later trained in filmmaking at La Femis, Paris. Since its creation in 2005, he has been closely working with the Cinémathèque de Tanger. He is also the founder and director of the yearly film festival Cinema Nachia.

Simohammed's work predominantly uses the medium of film, however it also incorporates photography and collage and extends to other art forms such as installation, sound art and performance. At the centre of his work is a reflection on the presentation of the image. This graphic personal interpretation is based on collective memory: the individual visual experience must thereby lead us to question our sense of ourselves.

Alongside his film work, he has developed a more comprehensive visual artistic practice, embodied of photographic series, collages, installations and sound pieces, which he has exhibited in France and abroad. His work has been presented in many group exhibitions including Muhka Antwerpen (Antwerp, Belgium), Artist in focus Hors Pistes, Centre Pompidou (Paris, France), Old Truman Brewery (London, UK), Gallery Dominique Fiat with CulturesInterface (Paris, France). 

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