Safaa Mazirh produced her first images in Southern of Morocco by photographing young children in remote villages. Very quickly, one is struck by the use of black and white, the tight framing that extracts faces in any context, the play of light that blackens the eyes and creates unreal scenes. In the following series Dolls, Safaa Mazirh’s ability to project the viewer into a universe where her own imagination takes precedence over the real, is forceful.
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