This is Maroc A Reportage including Film & Photography documenting contemporary music in Morocco By Yann Sivault & Nicolas Orsini

“This is Maroc”, is a reportage documenting recently emerging trends of contemporary and eclectic Moroccan music. The exhibition will include photographs representing the spirit of present day Morocco as well portraying cultural aspects that are not readily associated with the tourist image shown in travel brochures. Yann Sivault and Nicolas Orsini during their trip in Morocco have not only collaborated on all visual imagery as well as film footage for the project, but have equally worked very closely with local musicians.

This is Maroc

The exhibition will also feature a screening of different footage and interviews realised during the visit of different cities such as Rabat, Casablanca, Meknes, Marrakech and Esserouera. Yann and Nicolas are showing an exciting new face of current musical and cultural trends that are true eye-openers.

Red Gate Gallery is a non-for-profit organisation that is dedicated to the continuous exposure of contemporary and diverse Art forms. It encompasses artists’ studios, a large gallery space suitable for installations, film projections, music performances, live gigs and exhibitions. Red Gate is located within a busy environment between Brixton & Camberwell. The gallery hosts regular events, exploring strands of thought provoking art. Since 1998 it has hosted over 500 events and exhibitions.

Private View: Friday 4th of December 2009 – 7 pm to 2 am
Film Screening: 9.30 pm
Exhibition runs from: Friday 4th to Saturday 5th of December 2009
Gallery Opening Hours: Fri – Sat: 2.30 pm – 6.30 pm

209a Coldharbour Lane
London SW9 8RU

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