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Exhibition : « On the Pathway of Leila Alaoui » in the streets of Mahaj Ryad

Wednesday, 07 June 2017

The Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME) in partnership with the Leila Alaoui Foundation is organizing an exhibition of the late Leila Alaoui’s works in the streets of Mahaj Ryad (Hay Ryad) in Rabat from June 8 to 30, 2017. Texts and photos of the French-Moroccan artist, killed during a terrorist attack in Ouagadougou will be exposed.

Called " On the pathway Leila Alaoui", the exhbition intends to show how Leila Alaoui’s Art « gave a voice to all those left behind: sub-Saharan migrants, Syrian refugees, erased workers, street children and sick people, abused women and the forgotten people of the countryside » says Mrs Christine Alaoui, the mother of the artist.

For his part, Mr. Abdallah Boussouf, the Secretary General of the CCME, writes in a booklet that "The Moroccan Diaspora and the Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad, see in Leila Alaoui the brilliant child of our family. Through her experience, her commitments and her achievements, she expressed our common bond to the values ​​of tolerance and living together, here in Morocco and beyond our borders ".

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