Graphic Designer and Independent Curator based in Marrakesh. Most likely a slow writer. Co-founder—with Soukaina Aboulaoula—of Untitled, Curatorial Duo and Graphic Design Agency. Teacher at École Supérieure des Arts Visuels de Marrakech. Essentially a scatterbrain born in Cameroon who’s still thinking. French is my first language. My Instagram is random and my Facebook feed full of memes. Contact ︎






CURRENTLY BUSY WITH          


Exploring the Yaounde art scene, incognito or nearly so Designing many websites and books at once for Untitled. Hot stuff! Co-curating If A Tree Falls In Forest with Untitled. Writing a script. Feature. Yes Ma’am! Silently looking a the global mess like, WTF! 




OTHER STUFFS WORTH MENTIONING          




(A)
Job Positions
& Education


CURRENTLY
Co-founder and Art Director at Untitled, Curatorial and Art Direction Agency. Marrakesh.

CURRENTLY
Pedagogical AssistantGraphic Design Department
ÉSAV, Marrakesh

2017—2018
Educator—An Introduction to the History of Photography in Africa, École supérieure des Arts visuels, Marrakesh.

2018, January-March
Educator — Basics of Creativity (1 semester course) + Elements of Typography (Workshop) ART’COM SUP, Rabat, Morocco.

2016—2017
Editorial/Curatorial Assistant Kulte Gallery & Editions, Rabat, Morocco.

2014—2016
Exhibitions Assistant. The (former) Marrakech Museum for Photography and Visual Arts Marrakesh, Morocco.

2013—2014
(Part-time)
Visual Communications + Gallery Assistant Gallery 127, Marrakesh, Morocco.

2013, July-September
Internship—Atelier Graphic Malte Martin
Paris, France

2010—2014
Graphic Design Studies at École supérieure des Arts visuels, Marrakesh, Morocco.

2005—2010
Sociology Studies at the Faculty of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences,
Sociology Department, Yaoundé 1 University, Cameroon.



(B)
Curatorial,
& Editorial Projects


2020/2021
Grantee (With Untitled) — The Rencontres d’Arles and the Institut Français second Africa projects curatorial research grant for IF A TREE FALLS IN A FOREST, a project looking into issues involving perception, representation and knowledge in African photography—or how photography aims to document silences and lacunae.


02.2020
Editor. ARCHÉOLOGIE DE L’INTIME. MÉMOIRE ET IMAGINAIRE D’ALBUM PHOTOGRAPHIQUE. Exhibtion Catalogue. Published 02.2020, by Dar Bellarj Foundation. In the context of 1—54 Contemporary African Art Fair Marrakesh Public Program.

02.2020
Art Director (With Untitled) CHERGUI #002. Published by LE 18, Marrakesh, Morocco.

12.2019—02.2020
Co-Curator. DABAPHOTO 5: Burnout. Exhibtion and Talks Series at LE 18, Marrakesh.

10.—11.2019
Curator. MIGRATION. RÉCITS. MOUVEMENTS. Exhibition Keele University, Newcastle, UK — with Arts for Advocacy: Creative Engagement with Forced Displacement in Morocco.

02.2018
Co-Editor + Art Director (With Untitled) CHERGUI #001. Published by LE 18, Marrakesh, Morocco.

11.—12.2017
Curator + Editor. MIGRATION. RÉCITS. MOUVEMENTS. Exhibition, Villa des Arts, Rabat, Morocco.

09.2018
Co-curator + Editor (With Untitled) DABAPHOTO 4: CHERGUI
Collective Exhibition, LE 18, Marrakech, Morocco.

03.—05. + 05.05.2018
Co-curator. ‘What is Left of Us?’ (With Untitled). A series of instructions, fragments and stories edited on a set of cards. Arranged with Soukaina Aboulaoula as a curatorial proposition to CORPORA CALLOSA. 2 hours of performance Marathon in the context of the Dak’art OFF, art Raw Material Company.

02.—04.2018
Assistant curator — (Scenography and visual communication (With Untitled) “Le Maroc de Daoud Aoulad-Syad”, at Bank Al-Maghrib, Dar Moulay Ali & Galerie 127. Marrakech, Morocco.

02.2016
Art Direction. “KAWKAW”, Residency, Exhibition, Talks series, at LE 18, derb el ferrane, Marrakech.

05.—06.2015
Assistant curator. “+91”. A photographic reflection on India. By Laila Hida and Alia Ali. LE 18 derb el Ferrane. Marrakech.



(C)
Residencies,
Fellowships & Grants


2020, Ongoing
Grantee (With Untitled)— The Rencontres d’Arles and the Institut Français second Africa projects curatorial research grant for IF A TREE FALLS IN A FOREST, a project looking into issues involving perception, representation and knowledge in African photography—or how photography aims to document silences and lacunae.

2018, October
Resident — “ARCHIF 56-00” (With Untitled)
Building the framework for navigating photography in Morocco between 1956 and 2000. Institut Supérieur des Beaux-Arts de Besançon (ISBA). Besançon, France.

2018, March—May
Fellow — Raw Academie Session 4 — Corpus Callosum (With Untitled) RAW Material Company, Dakar, Senegal.

2016, June
Fellow — Curatorial Intensive Fellow Dakar, Senegal With Independent Curators International (ICI).



(D)
Scholarly
Publications


Nov., 2020
Author (Exhibition review)— ‘Material Insanity’. Group Exhibition at MACAAL — in Journal of Modern Craft vol. 13.1

Author (Essay) — ‘Giving contours to invisible figures: Post-reflections on Migrations. Narratives. Movements. Exhibition at Villa des Arts, Rabat’, in Crossings: Journal of Migration & Culture Vol. 10.1, 2019



(E)
Talks
& Other


2018, 2019, 2022
Jury Member —CAP Prize Photography Awards, International.

Oct 28—Nov. 2019
Fellow—Lagos Biennal Curatorial Intensive, Lagos, Nigeria.

Oct, 2019
Speaker—Migration. Narratives. Movements, The University of Keele, Newcastle, UK.

2016, May
Talk Moderator—“RE-ACTIVER“. A talk series on means of reactivating collecive memory in Morocco through the arts, L’Atelier de l’Observatoire, Casablanca.

2015, November
Talk Moderator—‘TRADING ZONES’. A curatorial Talk series on knowledge oriented exhibitions. Curated by Berit Schuck, LE 18 derb el ferrane, Dar-Al-Ma’mun, Marrakesh.




(1) Graphic Design (2) Curating (3) Essays (4) Poems (5) Flottements