The Billboard Festival, Casablanca

Until April 15, the city of Casablanca in Morocco is hosting the Billboard Festival, a major show of contemporary art exhibited on the streets. A selection of 63 full size photographs taken by Moroccan and Scandinavian women highlighting gender issues in an event that, for the first time, takes place in Africa.

This is the list of artists participating, and below a selection of some of the photographs that Casablanca offers its inhabitants and visitors.

From Morocco:

Rita Alaoui, Leila Alaoui, Zineb Andress Arraki, Myriem Baadi, Aïcha El Beloui, Carolle Benitah, Yasmina Benabderrahmane, Hind Bensari, Deborah Benzaquen, Siham Achari Berrada, Celine Croze, Safaa Erruas, Soukeina Hachem, Yasmine Hajji, Soukaïna Aziz El Idrissi, Maria Kabbaj, Zahrin Kahlo, Wafae Ahalouch el Keriasti, Jamila Lamrani, Randa Maroufi, Safaa Mazirh, Fatima Mazmouz, Zara Samiry, Bouanani Touda, Fatiha Zemmouri

From Denmark:

Jeanne Betak, Katja Bjørn, Yvette Brackman, Christina Capetillo, Sidse Carstens, Charlotte Haslund- Christensen, Fryd Frydendahl, Gudrun Hasle, Ane Henriksen, Ditte Haarløv Johnsen, Kirsten Justesen, Lene Adler Petersen, Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen, Jytte Rex, Hanne Lise Thomsen, Charlotte Troldahl.

From Sweden:

Anette Abrahamsson, Hilda Ekeroth, Maria Finn.

From Norway:

Beathe C.Rønning, Christel Sverre, Jeanette Sætre.

From Finland:

Aurora Reinhard.

From Iceland:

The Icelandic Love Corporation.

Beathe C. Rønning, Norway
Fatiha Zemmouri, Morocco
Jeanne Betak, Denmark
Zara Samiry, Morocco
Siham Achari Berrada, Morocco

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Sources:

http://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2015/03/154824/billboard-festival-casablanca-bringing-contemporary-art-public-space/, 03/04/2015

https://www.facebook.com/events/1631324553758457/, 03/04/2015

http://politiken.dk/fotografier/ECE2612024/kvinder-udstiller-kunst-i-kaempestoerrelse/, 03/04/2015

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