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Courtesy of the artist and Fondation Louis Vuitton. Photo by Mazen Saggar.

Mohamed Bourouissa

Born in 1978, Blida, Algeria

Lives and works in Paris, France

Overview

Mohamed Bourouissa’s practice traces and presents the complexity of socio-economic issues through his distinct creative vision. Often spending long periods of time in social groups or communities that he is inspired by, Bourouissa creates films that transcend the distinction between documentary and fiction. For his acclaimed work Horse Day (2014–15), the artist moved to a run-down area in Philadelphia, USA, to make, what he calls, his alternative to a cowboy movie, but eventually filming the lif...Read more