Cafe Clock is pleased to showcase the work of Zineb El Ouardi and Mahdi Messouli in an exhibition running through January 2015. This is Cafe Clock\’s third exhibition since the cafe\’s inauguration in February of 2014. The opening exhibition was a collaboration with the Yakin and Boaz Gallery of Casablanca, which was followed with a show by the Marrakech-based Mint Collective.
Zineb El Ouardi has painted since childhood and is a student of the Ecole Supérieure des Beaux Arts in Casablanca. Her work explores the figurative and abstract. In search of her own style and technique, she first painted in black and white from 2010 to 2012. In her recent works, her creative quest seeks expressive fluidity. She plays with vibrant forms and compositions the female body in order to portray Moroccan human strength and womanhood.
Photographer Mahdi Messouli is a Marrakech native whose passion for photography developed at the age of ten, when he began playing with his father’s old cameras. Mehdi studied tourism and hotel management and has recently shifted his focus to photography full time. His artistic journey has been self-directed and he challenges himself to constantly explore art and photography and to think outside the box. He enjoys all genres of photography and the range of his works reflects the wide scope of his interests. Mehdi\’s pursuit of new experiences pushes the continual evolution of his vision and he endeavors to carry his camera with humor, compassion and curiosity.
Cafe Clock is open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. We hope you will have the opportunity to discover the works of these talented artists!