After Clément Cogitore, LE BAL presents the first monographic exhibition devoted to Yasmina Benabderrahmane (1983), winner of the LE BAL Award for Young Creation with Adagp and a young artist graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris and from the National Studio of Contemporary Arts Le Fresnoy. Returning to Morocco after 14 years of absence, Yasmina Benabderrahmane delivers with the Beast a filmic tale, between metaphor and rough fragments, marked by two characters from her family : Her uncle who is a geologist, responsible for “the Beast”, pharaonic work site of the new Grand Theater of the Bouregreg valley, and her Grandmother, a little further, in an ancestral village of the Atlas. In the jerky jolts of film, her work invites us to a sensitive, mineral and instinctive stroll where the fate of contemporary Morocco is played out. Interview between Yasmina Benabderrahmane and Adrien Genoudet A.G. You returned to Morocco for the first time in 2012, after fourteen years of absence. This work is the fruit of several journeys, and your images draw, in a sense,...
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