The fifth annual International Artists Gathering of Fez will take place January 9-12, 2020 in the spirit of “creative economy.”
Rabat – The 5th annual International Artists Gathering of Fez is set to take place January 9-12, 2020.
Under the theme “creative economy,” the Fez Gathering aims to focus on the “powerful role of arts and culture” and explore how creative industries play a large role in economic and social development in Morocco and in Africa more widely.
Exhibitions, panels, demonstrations, and workshops will provide a free space for the artistic community of Fez to showcase their work. The organizers also plan to invite international artists, academics, and guests to explore the powerful role of arts and culture in “sustainable human development.”
The 2020 gathering will feature artists including Fezi, artisan and entrepreneur, Hamza El Fasiki; fashion designer from the Ivory Coast, Makhanatet Kone; Fezi silversmith and entrepreneur, Lamiae Skalli; Australian artist, Niccy Pallant; German curator, Ali Gharib; and Polish visual artist, Ewa Potocka.
Moroccan artist and photographer Omar Chennafi first established the Fez Gathering in 2015. The Gathering aims to encourage dialogue, engagement, and international togetherness through the arts.
Located at ALIF Riad 6 Derb Drissi, Fes, Batha, admission to event is free and open to the public.
The International Artists Gathering of Fez is supported by The American Language Center of Fez, the Goethe Institute in Rabat, Cafe Clock, The Fez Medina Project, Palais Amani and other contributors.