30 MAY 2021
Abdelaziz initiated this “Away visual communication” between different intellectuals and artists from different background and ideologies who never met each other .
An ode to poetry, dreams, interzone, and the art of movement !
A letter of love to Mohamed Choukri, William Burroughs, Marcel Duchamp, and John Cage…
Abdelaziz Taleb is a Mixed media artist, producer, archival artist and curator. Founder and director of the Arab media lab project and Digital Marrakech festival, where he plans artists programs, discussions, workshops and trainings.His films and videos are seen as an extension of Taleb´ s body, which explore different visions around poetry, inner identity, the purification of the soul and deep social realities.
A number of which had been selected to Academy-certified film and video festivals such as The Berlinale talent, Venice International Film Festival, Rotterdam film festival, festival international du Cinéma Méditerranéen Montpellier, free waves Los Angeles, International short film festival – Clermont-Ferrant, CCCB Barcelona, World Museum Rotterdam, Van Abbe Museum Eindhoven, Caixa Art Forum Barcelona, Casa Arabe Madrid, Documenta Madrid, Villa des arts Casablanca and Rabat, Kiev Biennial, ZKM Karlsruhe… and many more.
He also gives lectures and master classes on the current media art happenings in The Arab world, and initiated and produced various projects around the Arab stereotypes in western media.
Taleb contributed in the curation of various projects worldwide which contribute to the circulation of works from the Arabic and North African countries in different (international) video and film festivals, diversify the “Western perspective” on art from the Arab world and acquaint the West with Arab artists. Lives and works in Germany.