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Mounir Fatmi

(b. 1970) Born in 1970, in Tangier, in Morocco, Fatmi is an international acclaimed artist, works in many mediums as installation, photo, and video art. Mounir Fatmi’s work addresses the current events of our world, and speak to those whose lives are affected by specific events and reveals its structure. Mounir Fatmi’s exhibited his work in the ‘Migros Museum fur Gegenwarskunst’, Zurich, Switzerland, the Museum ‘Kunst Palast’, Dusseldorf, Germany, ‘Centre Georges Pompidou’, Paris, France, and the ‘Mori Art Museum’ in Tokyo, Japan. He has participated in several biennials, among them the 52nd Venice Biennial, the 2nd Seville Binennial, Spain, the 8th biennial of Sharjah and the 10th Biennial of Lyon. In 2008, his work is featured in the program Paradise Now! Essential French Avant-Garde Cinema 1890-2008 at the Tate Modern in London as well as in the exhibition Traces du Sacre, at the centre Georges Pompidou, in Paris. Since 1993, he was awarded many prizes such as the Grand Prize at the 7th Dakar Biennial in 2006 and the Uriot prize, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsteram. He received the Cairo Biennial Prize in 2010. He lives and works in Paris, France.