Mustapha Azeroual is a French-Moroccan photographer.
Trained as a scientist, his work is based on observation and experimentation, confronting the historical techniques of shooting and printing with the contemporary challenges of photography. At the heart of his creative process is the question of the photographic issue and the materiality of the image.
Mustapha Azeroual regularly takes part in international fairs: Unseen Amsterdam, Paris Photo, Aipad New York, Art Paris, Cape Town, 1:54 New York and Art Dubai. His works have been included in international collections such as MACAAL (Morocco), JP Morgan (USA), Pieter & Marieke Sanders (Netherlands), the French Museum of Photography (Bièvres, Fr), and AmArt (France).
He took part in numerous collective exhibitions: Biennale de la photographie du monde arabe contemporain (Paris 2015 and 2017), Centre d’art contemporain de Meymac (2015), Musée Eugène-Carrière in Gournay sur Marne (2016), Fondation CDG in Rabat (Morocco, 2016 and 2018), Musée d’Art Contemporain Africain, MACAAL in Marrakech (Morocco, 2017 and 2918), Festival international de la photographie et d’arts visuels aux Îles de Kerkennah, (Tunisie, 2018), The American University Museum in Washington (USA, 2018), Centre photographique de Rouen Basse-Normandie (2019), Institut des Cultures d’Islam à Paris (2019), Centre Photographique Ile de France (2020), Frac Normandie Rouen (2020).
In 2019, the Galerie Binome presents Actin, its third personal exhibition and the French Institute of Beijing dedicates him the exhibition Turbulences (February 2020).
In July 2020, he won the French national photo graphic commission “Image 3.0” at the initiative of the Ministry of Culture and the National Centre for Visual Arts in partnership with the Musée du Jeu de Paume.
Mustapha Azeroual lives and works in Paris.