Weekly Roundup: Moroccan Motorbike Girls, Mexican Women Photographers and More

Weekly Roundup: Moroccan Motorbike Girls, Mexican Women Photographers and More

Hassan Hajjaj ‘Kesh Angels Installation View

NYC Exhibition of the Motorbike Girl Gangs of Morocco

Through March 7, 2014
Taymour Grahne Gallery, NYC

A solo exhibition of work by the Moroccan-born, UK-based artist, Hassan Hajjaj. Marking the artist’s first exhibition in New York, ‘Kesh Angels presents a unique take on the vibrant street culture of Morocco and pays tribute to the biker culture of the young women of Marrakesh in a series of photographs, limited edition objects, an installation, and a video.

NYT Article on New Directions in Contemporary Photography
An interesting read which highlights two new shows, What Is A Photograph? at ICP and A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio. Both shows survey recent trends in the making of “constructed” images and artistic practices where the camera has become an optional tool for photographers and photo-based artists.

LATINO/US Cotidiano National Traveling Exhibition & Book
Through February 23, 2014
Museum of Latin American Art (CA)
Literally meaning “everyday life,” Cotidiano is a dynamic look at the rapidly changing nature of the Latino experience in America.

Lecture with Radcliffe Roye
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 @ 7pm ET
School of Visual Arts (NYC)
With nearly 27,000 followers of his Instagram account, Brooklyn-based documentary photographer Radcliffe Roye is redefining the way in which photographic stories are told. 

El Ojo Fino / The Exquisite Eye: Contemporary Women Photographers from Mexico
February 28 – May 25, 2014
Southeast Museum of Photography (FL)
A groundbreaking, traveling exhibition featuring the work of Lola Álvarez Bravo, Kati Horna, Mariana Yampolsky, Graciela Iturbide, Flor Garduño, Yolanda Andrade, Alicia Ahumada, Ángeles Torrejón, and Maya Goded.


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