Mohamed El baz
Born in El Ksiba in 1967, Mohamed El baz graduated from the l’École Régionale d’Art (Regional School of Fine Art) Dunkirk in 1989. In 1992, he obtained a DNSEP (Diplôme National Supérieur d’Expression Plastique, diploma in visual arts) from the ENSA (École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts de Paris Cergy) in Cergy. He also took classes at IHEAP in Paris (Institut des Hautes Études en Arts Plastiques (1988-1994), founded in 1985 by Pontus Hulten with Daniel Buren and Sarkis. Mohamed El baz lives and works in Casablanca, Morocco and Lille, France.
Since 1993, Mohamed El baz has been creating a work entitled Bricoler l’incurable (Mending the incurable). His leitmotiv provides him with an ongoing, never ending and always controversial installations; as components or “details” find a place and adapt to each new concept.
His work has three orientations through which Mohamed El baz crosses boundaries and categories: daily, autobiographical and playful; the work itself becomes mobile and turns into a different story.
Mohamed El baz questions the notions of borders and territories and all that works to erect barriers between people.