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The photographer disecting Moroccan iconography through surrealism

Enter the weird and wonderful Universe of Mous Lamrabat

Mous Lamrabat is the Moroccan- Belgian photographer skewing Western and Moroccan aesthetics. The self taught photographer finds beauty in his mundane and enhances them to create opulently surreal images of Arabic Culture. Mousganistan; the life according to Mous, is a glimpse into Lamrabat’s visual perspective of the bodies that exist within. Coined ahead of his first solo exhibition the he reached into his personal archive, culture traditions and a penchant for music to decipher where he wished for the direction of exhibit to go. “I wanted to give this universe a name and by accident, I heard the song ‘Freedun’ by M.I.A. where she sings ‘from the people’s republic of Swaggerstan’, which I thought was genius. And that’s how ‘Mousganistan’ was born”. An amalgamation of fashion and art, the photography is poignant and sensitive with humorous vigor. 

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L.ove R.ules E.verything A.round M.e

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Saharan Teletubbies

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17 July 2019