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Latifa Echakhch

Born in 1974, El Khnansa, Morocco

Lives and works in Paris, France, Vevey, Switzerland


Born in 1974 in El Khnansa, Morocco. Lives and works in Switzerland. Latifa Echakhch often introduces associations with ‘cultural mementos’ that reveal a complicated relationships, where symbolic valency is subtracted, its absence suggesting an entirely new meaning and presence. Echakhch re-imagines and re-evaluates found objects and defamiliarizes the vernacular, questioning the meaning embedded in these and, in general, our own relationship and preconceptions towards such objects. Only when ...Read more