The colloquium Women and Art in the Maghreb, supported by UNESCO, will focus on the three North-West African countries of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.
These meetings are organized by AICA International (the International Association of Art Critics) and AICA Morocco, with the partnership of the Faculty of Educational Sciences – Mohammed V University of Rabat.
This meeting is an opportunity to highlight the contribution of women in the process of revitalizing creation in the Maghreb, through their commitment and innovation in all areas of artistic activity or through the management of institutions and art venues.
The great diversity of modalities of action in the field of the arts has led to four complementary panels:
criticism in the broadest sense, which covers the writing and editing of monographic texts, essays and journalistic articles, as well as media coverage via all current technical means, publishing policies and exhibition curating;
institutions such as museums or foundations that concretize the writing of national art history;
the artists who demonstrate their commitment through their creations;
places and spaces that contribute to the promotion and production of works such as art centers, associations and galleries.
This colloquium, its contents, its objectives, its diversity of speakers, is an opportunity to respond to the imperatives dictated by UNESCO, consisting in analyzing and studying as best as possible the prerogatives granted to women in the African Continent through their multiplicity, their specificity and their exemplarity.
Le Cube, as a contemporary art space active in Morocco and on an international scale granting a special place to women artists in its programming, is partner of the symposium and will organise a visit of its space.