The Mosaic Rooms, 226 Cromwell Road London SW5 0SW
Raw Queens, Art Exhibition
5 July -14 September
RAW QUEENS presents artists Fatima Mazmouz and Meriem Bennani in this exhibition that seeks to challenge cultural and political perceptions of women in the Arab world, specifically in Morocco. The exhibition is a collaboration between The Mosaic Rooms and Kulte Center for Contemporary Art and Editions, Morocco, and is curated by Kulte’s Director Yasmina Naji. It marks the UK debut of Casablanca based Fatima Mazmouz, alongside Moroccan born and New York based Bennani.
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Listening: Encounters in Gendered Noise
Thursday 15 August 7pm FREE
Sound artist Gilles Aubry presents audio recordings and videos from his research in Morocco, exploring gender separation, female representation and resistance and the sounds of women’s daily life and struggle.
Readings: The Moroccan Feminist You’ve Never Heard Of
Wednesday 21 August, 7pm FREE
Feminist author Malika Moustadraf (1969-2006) was an acclaimed author and thinker. What is her influence and how did her life as a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and chronic illness inform her work. Hear extracts from her groundbreaking texts read in Arabic and English, and a discussion of her story and its connection to contemporary Moroccan feminisms. With translator Alice Guthrie