Mohamed Melehi inspired mural in Alserkal Avenue. Photography by Seeing Things, Courtesy Alserkal Avenue
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New Waves: Mohamed Melehi and the Casablanca Art School Archives in Concrete, presented by the Alserkal Arts Foundation, is a group exhibition retracing a body of work produced between the 1950s and ‘80s, at a time when Moroccan modernism was booming.

Curated by Zamân Books & Curating, the exhibition showcases neverbefore- seen artworks and archive material documenting an influential moment in the MEASA region’s art history.

New Waves: Mohamed Melehi and the Casablanca Art School Archives in Concrete will be open on the 19th of September at Alserkal Avenue in Dubai following its postponement from March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dorian Batycka
Dorian Batycka

Dorian Batycka is a Canadian curator, art critic and DJ based in Muscat, Oman. He is currently curator at Bait Muzna for Art Film. Previously, he was assistant curator for the first ever Maldives National Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale and has contributed to numerous publications, including Art and Education, Frieze Blog, and Nero. He can be found on Twitter.

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