Abdelaziz Zerrou


Abdelaziz Zerrou, born in 1982 in Casablanca, Morocco, is a multidisciplinary artist residing and working in Casablanca. 

A graduate of the National Institute of Fine Arts in Tetouan, his artistic oeuvre encompasses video, installation, and drawing. 

Zerrou is renowned for exploring universal symbolic figures and their graphical representations, often drawing from Moroccan popular culture's symbolic icons of superstition. He actively involves local communities in his works, addressing pressing global and local issues. His current project, "Think Like a River," is a Swiss-Moroccan collaborative endeavor focusing on the relationship between humans and nature, specifically highlighting the poetry of water and human impacts on the Ticino River and the Draa River. Zerrou's work, recognized nationally and internationally, includes participation in exhibitions at prominent venues like  the Musée Mohammed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rabat, the Musée de la Photographie et des Arts visuels in Marrakech, and the New Art Exchange Museum in Nottingham, England, among others. He has also been awarded several residencies, including ones at the Foundation Dar Al Ma’mûn, Marrakech, the European Capital of Culture in Valetta, Malta, and the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, and the HYam Prize Hydra, La Regionale,Villa Ciani, Lugano