About the artist

Hassan Hajjaj CV

 

HASSAN HAJJAJ

 

Born 1961 Larache, Morocco. 

Lives and works in London, England and Marrakech, Morocco

 

 

 

Winner of The Sovereign African Art Prize 2011

 

Winner of the Pulse Art Fair Prize 2014

 

Certificate of Recognition for ‘My Rockstars Experimental Vol. 1’ from the City of Los Angeles 2014

 

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2016    Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY

            The Third Line, Dubai, UAE

            ‘My Rock Stars,’ Worcester Art Museum, Worcester – USA

2015    ‘My Rock Stars,’ Worcester Art Museum, Worcester – USA

            ‘Untitled Miami,’ Taymour Grahne Gallery, Miami – USA

            ‘My Rock Stars,’ Worcester Art Museum, Worcester – USA

            ‘Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars,’ Newark Museum, Newark – USA

            ‘My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1,’ the Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Ohio – USA

            ‘My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1’ (video) – LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles – USA

2014    ‘Kesh Angels’- Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York – USA

            ‘My RockStars, Volume 2’ – Gusford Gallery, Los Angeles – USA

            ‘Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1,’ 2012, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles – USA

2013    ‘Vogue-Arab Issue’- at Middle East Film Festival, Aria Art Gallery, Florence-Italy

            ‘Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1,’ 2012, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles – USA

             Marrakesh Biennale, Marrakesh - Morocco

            ‘1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair’ –1:54 Forum, Somerset House, London – UK

            ‘My RockStars, Volume 1’ – The Third Line Gallery – Dubai

2012    ‘My RockStars, Volume 1’ – The Third Line Gallery – Dubai

2011    ‘Marque Deposee’ – Matisse Gallery, Marrakesh - Morocco

            ‘Mi Casa Tu Casa’ – Matisse Gallery, Marrakesh – Morocco

2010    ‘1430 in Casa’, Bab Hotel, Marrakesh - Morocco.

            ‘My Beautiful Rubbish’, Freies Museum, Berlin - Germany

            ‘Kesh Angels, Rose Issa Projects, London - UK

2009    ‘1430 in Casa’, Matisse Gallery, Casablanca - Morocco.

            ‘Dakka Marrakesh’, 8th Bamako Encounters African Photography Biennial, INA - Mali.

2008    ‘Reuse 2.0’, El boutique at Lothan Exhibition Space - Kuwait.

            ‘Dakka Marrakesh’, Leighton House Museum, London - UK

            ‘Noss Noss: Photographic Works and Other Moroccan Stories’, The Third Line, Doha – Qatar

2007    ‘Noss Noss: Photographic Works and Other Moroccan Stories’, The Third Line, Dubai - U.A.E

2005    ‘Arabic Film Posters’, Dar Sharfia, Marrakesh – Morocco

            ‘Fashion in Motion,’ Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

            ‘Salon Enrique’, Royal Festival Hall, London - UK

2004    ‘Graffix From The Souk’, Dar Sharfia, Marakkesh - Morocco.

2003    ‘Graffix From The Souk’, Institut Francais, London - UK.

2002    ‘Graffix From The Souk’, Taros, Essaouira, - Morocco.

2001    ‘Graffix From The Souk’, Apart Gallery, London - UK.

2000    ‘Pop Art In The Kasbah’, Ministero Del Gusto Gallery, Marrakech - Morocco.

 



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  

2015    ‘Nasher Museum of Art’ October - July 2016 – Duke University, Durham, U.S.A

            ‘Making Africa, Guggenheim Bilbao’ October- February 2016  – Bilbao, Spain

            ‘1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair’ –1:54 Forum, October 2015, Somerset House, London – UK

            'L.A.C.M.A.' May 2015 – Los Angeles, U.S.A.

            ‘Art Basel, The Third Line,’ June 2015, – Basel, Switzerland

            ‘Look at me Now!’ June-August 2015 – moniquemeloche Gallery, Chicago, U.S.A

            ‘A Curious Blindness' April-June 2015 – Wallack Art Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

            'Dubai D3' – March 2015 – Dubai, U.A.E.

            ‘View From Inside, Fotofest’ March 2015 – Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

            ‘Newark Museum’ February - August 2015 –  Newark, New Jersey

            ‘Making Africa, Vitra Design Museum’ March-September 2015 ­– Weil Am Rhein, Germany

            ‘Arts & Foods,’ April-November 2015 – Expo Milano, Triennale di Milano, Italy

            ‘Wexner Centre of The Arts’ January - April 2015 – Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A

            ‘London Art Fair, Photo50’ February 2015 – Business Design Centre, London

            'Islamic Art Now: Contemporary Art of the Middle East’ – January 2015, ongoing - L.A.C.M.A., Los Angeles, U.S.A.

 

2014     ‘Untitled Miami, Taymour Gallery –  Miami, New York, NY

             ‘Memory, Place, Desire,’ Cantor Fitzerland Gallery, Haverford University – Haverford, U.S.A

             ‘Addis Fotofest’ 1st - 7th December 2014, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Photography Biennale

             ‘Lagos Photo Fest’ - 25th October - 26th November 2014, Lagos, Nigeria. “Staging Reality”

             ‘Marrakesh Biennale, Gueliz  – Marrakesh, Morocco

             'Frieze Art Fair’ - October 15th- 18th, London UK, Third Line Gallery        

             ‘1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair’ - London UK, Taymour Grahne, Gallery, 16th - 19th October 2014   

             ‘The Future of Fashion is Now’ - Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam - The Netherlands, 11th October 2014 to 18th January 2015

             ‘Magic of Persia’ - 16th September to 12th November 2014, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

             ‘Haute Africa’ – 20th June to 12th October 2014, CC Ter Dilft, Bornem, Belgium

             ‘More material’ - 26th June to 1st August 2014 , Salon94, New York, U.S.A.

             Special Flag’ – June/July 2014, L’Atelier 21, Casablanca, Morocco

             ‘True to Life? - New Photography from the Middle East’ – June 2014, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham – UK

             ‘Fluid Form II’ – 21th May to 3rd July 2014, NEMO Blue Square and Busan Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

             ‘Fotofest 2014 Biennal- Contemporary Arab Photographic Art’ – Mar/Apr 2014, Houston – U.S.A

             ‘International Photo Festival’ – 24th March to 9th Jul 2014, Knokke-Heist – Belgium

             ‘My Rockstars, Volume 1’ – March 2014, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork – Ireland

             ‘Futbol: The Beautiful Game,’ February- July, LACMA, Los Angeles, U.S.A

             ‘10 Photographies Contemporains Marocains’ – at Fondation Mohammed VI de Promotion des œuvres Sociales de l’Education, 

              Rabat – Morocco

 

2013     ‘In the Name of Honour’ – Christie’s, London – UK

             ‘Beyond the Cloth: The Kafiye Project’ – White Box Projects, New York – USA

             ‘Africa Centre Festival’ – Photography Exhibition – Africa Centre, London - UK

             ‘Au Bazar du Genre’ – MUCEUM (Musee des Civilisations de l’Europe et de la Mediterranee), Marseille – France

              Tunisia Fashion Week, Tunis – Tunisia

             ‘Chaos into Clarity: Re-possessing a Funkdioning Utopia’ – Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah - UAE

             ‘10 Photographies Contemporains Marocains’ – MMPVA, Marrakesh – Morocco

              ‘Syri-Arts’ (auction/exhibition in benefit of Syrian refugee children in Lebanon) – Beirut Exhibition Centre – Lebanon

              ‘My Rockstars, Volume 1’ – Crawford Art Gallery, Cork– Ireland

 

2012     ‘Light from the Middle East’, V&A Museum, London - UK

             ‘Re-Orientations’, Rose Issa Projects, London - UK

             ‘Moroccan Contemporary Art’, Doha - Qatar

             ‘Daba Maroc’, Brussels – Belgium

             ‘Between Walls’, Rabat – Morocco

             ‘London Twelve’ – City Gallery, Prague – Czech Republic

             ‘The Bravery of Being Out of Range II’ – Athr Gallery, Jeddah – Saudi Arabia

             ‘Mi Casa Tu Casa’ – Marrakesh Art Biennale – Morocco

             ‘ReUse 5.0’ – Envearth – Kuwait

             ‘Aurs Al Arab’ – OltreDimore Gallery

 

2011    ‘The Apart London Summer Show’ – Apart Gallery, London - UK

            ‘Photoquai’ – Musee du Quai Branly, Paris – France

            ‘Africa, See You, See Me’, Fondazione Studio Maragoni, Firenze - Italy

            ‘Play Ground’ New Walk Way Museum, Leicester - UK

            ‘Le Salon’ for the Jameel Prize, La Villa des Arts, Casablanca - Morocco

 

2010    ‘Africa, See You, See Me’, Museu Da Cidade, Lisboao - Portugal

            ‘Le Salon’ for the Jameel Prize, Sakip Sabanci Museum in Istanbul - Turkey

            ‘Le Salon’ for the Jameel Prize, Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation - UAE

            ‘Arabicity’, Beirut exhibition center - Lebanon

            ‘Le Salon’ for the Jameel Prize, National Museum, Beiteddine Palace, Beiteddine - Lebanon

            ‘Collective Design’, Albareh Art Café, Manama - Bahrain

            ‘Always Moving Forward’, Gallery 44, Toronto - Canada.

            ‘Le Salon’ for the Jameel Prize, National Museum, Damascus - Syria.

            ‘Le Salon’ for the Jameel Prize.  National Museum, Riyadh - Saudi Arabia.

 

2009    ‘Le Salon’ for the Jameel Prize, V&A, London – UK

            ‘Icons Reloaded’, Elysee Arts, Liege – Belgium

            ‘8th Bamako Encounters African Photography Biennial,’ Musee National du Mali, Bamako – Mali

            ‘Exposition VII Art Collection’ – Luxembourg

            ‘Re-Orientations’ European Parliament, Brussels - Belgium.

 

2008    ‘Mediterraneo: A Sea that Unites’ Italian Institute, London - U.K

             Exposition VI Art Collection – Luxembourg

 

2007    ‘Social System’ Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance - France

 

2005    ‘Contemporary African Visual Arts’, Painting & Furniture, The British Museum, London - UK.

            ‘Fashion in Motion’, Victoria and Albert Museum, London – UK

 

2004    ‘Black British Style’, clothing from 1950’s till now, Victoria &Albert Museum, London - UK. 

            ‘Graffix From The Souk’, Artisania, Rabat, Saler – Morocco

 

2003    ‘Graffix From The Souk’, as part of the 5th Festival of Cultural Diversity, Institute Francaise, London - UK.

            ‘Graffix From The Souk’, Part of Moroccan Cultural Week in Covent Garden, London, UK.

 

INTERIOR/ INSTALLATION/ EVENTS

 

2014    Le Salon, Fotofest Biennal, Houston, Texas, USA

            Le Salon, Virginia Commonweath University, Qatar

            Le Salon, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, USA

2013    Le Salon, Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE

2012    Le Salon, Daba Maroc, Brussels, Belgium

2011    Le Salon, Play Ground, New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester, UK
2010    Le Salon, Les Veillées du Ramadan at the Institut des Cultures d’Islam, Paris, France.
2009    Le Salon, The Liverpool Arabic Arts Festival, Bluecoat, UK
            Le Salon, The Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, Wales, UK    

            Le Salon, Spike Lee Party, London, UK
2008    Le Salon, The Liverpool Arabic Arts Festival, Bluecoat, UK
2007    Road from Marrakech to Penzance, part of social systems, The Exchange, Cornwall, UK

            Arabise Me, Madrid, Spain

            Tut’s Tearoom, 02 Centre, London, UK

2006    Arabise Me, at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
2005    Le Salon for Meltdown - Patti Smith at the Royal Festival Hall, London, UK

            Sounds Africa, Part of African year Installation, Starbucks in Camden, London, UK
            Fashion in Motion’, V&A, London, UK
            Salon Afrique, Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
            Le Salon, Africa Remix, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
2003    Interior design, Andy Wahloo Bar, one of Mourad Mazouz’s establishments in Paris, France


 

ADVERTISING AND TELEVISION WORK 

 

2014    Mr Porter, http://www.mrporter.com/journal/journal_issue149/2#1

2006    Bike helmet, Japan Show, Apart Gallery, London, UK

2001    Paintings used in Ungaro Perfume Advertising Campaign and featuring in Corresponding

            Documentary on Paris–Mode TV fashion channel

 

 

 

ALBUM COVERS

 

2009    Jose James BlackMagic- Brownswood Recordings UK (Photo: Hassan Hajjaj  / Artwork: Robi Walters)

            Hindi Zahra, handmade – EMI-France / Oursoul records - (Photo: Hassan Hajjaj / Artwork: Marc Borgers)

            Hindi Zahra, Beautifull Tango / single cover – EMI-France / Oursoul records - (Photo: Hassan Hajjaj / Artwork: Marc Borgers)

2004    One night at Momo’s: Kemia Bar, Most Records / Rasa Music (Photo: Hassan Hajjaj / Artwork: Melody Sere @ Ich&kar)

2003    Painting used on Blur’s website to coincide with Think Tank album release, recorded in

            Morocco. EMI, UK

2000    Design concept/painting featuring on Pino Daniele Medina album cover, BMG, Italy

 

 

 

ACQUISITIONS – COLLECTIONS

 

My RockStars Experimental, Volume 1’ (video) –  Dec 2013/Jul 2014, LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum – Los Angeles - USA
‘Le Salon’, Institut Des Cultures d’ Islam, Paris, France
‘Nido Bouchra’, Wedge Collection, Wedge Curatorial Projects, Toronto, Canada
‘Jama Fna Angel’s and ‘Saida Green’, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
‘Ilham’, Kamel Lazaar Foundation, Tunisia

Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, Virginia, USA

Farjam Collection, Dubai, UAE

Barjeel Collection, Sharjah, UAE
British Museum, London, UK

Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA

Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, USA

Newark Museum, Newark, USA

 

 


AWARDS

 

2014   Certificate of Recognition for ‘My Rockstars Experimental Vol. 1 from the City of Los Angeles

           Winner of the Pulse Art Fair Prize

2009   Shortlisted for Jameel Prize, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK

2011   Winner of The Sovereign African Art Prize, Johannesburg, South Africa

2003   Frame Magazine (Frame 34) Arabian nights recycling, Paris, France
2003   French award ‘Fooding 2003’ for the best restaurant design granted to Andy Wahloo Bar, Paris, France

 

 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

2015

VH Magazine, Baird, Nicola. “Morocco’s Andy Warhol,” Harper’s Bazaar Art Arabia, September – October 2015. Cover: “Hassan Hajjaj, Derrière le voile,” August-September, 2015

HocTok “A Glimpse Into the Life of Hassan Hajjaj,” September, 2015.

The Culture Trip, Keyte, Matthew. “10 North African Contemporary Artists You Need to Know,” September 1, 2015.

Stylist, Lim, Clarissa-Jan. “These Female Bikers in Morocco Are the Epitome of Badassery,” A Plus, July 16, 2015.

“Allah Mode,” France, July 2015.

NYT T Magazine, Symonds, Alexandria. “Travel Diary: Mickelene Thomas’s Adventures in Italy,” June 17, 2015.

The Financial Times,Weber, Christopher. “Art Basel: Sound and Fury,” June 12, 2015.

The New York Times, Cotter, Holland. “Review: ‘A Curious Blindness’ at Wallach Gallery,” May 7, 2015.

The National, Saeed, Saeed. “Usher on his new album, songwriting progress, and whether there will be a UAE stop on his next tour,” June 7, 2015.

“Mawazine Festival: Usher Hearts Morocco! Yeah,” Albawaba, June 7, 2015.

AL Huffington Post, Chalbi, Mehdi. “Mawazine: While in Rabat, singer Usher reveals his taste for contemporary Moroccan art,” May 5, 2015.

Blouin ArtInfo, Forest, Nicolas. “Sneak Peek: What to See in Art Basel in Basel 2015,” June 3, 2015.

“Artist Beautifully Captures Bold Female Bikers in Morocco,” Women in World In Association with the New York Times, May 31, 2015.

Quartz, Lee, Joyce. “Photos: The Colorful Female Bike Gangs of Marrakesh,” May 28, 2015.

Milk Made, Insanally, Karenna. “Exclusive: Hassan Hajjaj Schools us in Moroccan Street Style,” May 4, 2015.

British Airways High Life Magazine, Gatens, Katie. “Biker Groove,” May 2015.

Huffington Post, Minh Swenson, Eric. “Paris Photo LA: Just Pick One, Honey,” May 6, 2015.

Blouin Artinfo, Cooper, Anneliese. “Barbies, Punks, and Astronauts: 7 Must-See Booths as Paris Photo Los Angeles,” May 1, 2015

Los Angeles Times, Moore, Booth. “A Stylish Eye at Paris Photo Los Angeles,” May 1, 2015.

ARTnews, The Editors of ArtNews. “Morning Links: ‘Eventually They Introduced Me’ Edition, April 28, 2015.

Artnet News, Cascone, Sarah. “Takashi Murakami’s ‘Jellyfish Eyes’ to Headline Film at Art Basel,” April 28, 2015.

Reorient, Baird, Nicola. “Then and Now: Islamic Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Modern Art,” February 16, 2015.

The Lantern, Bendtsen, Daniel. “Emerging Aesthetics of Globalism at the Heart of Hassan Hajjaj Exhibition,” February 5, 2015.

The Lantern, Ononye, Ogonna. “Wexner Center for the Arts Highlights Diverse Art Forms to Ring in 25 Years,” January 19, 2015.

Mental Floss Magazine, “How to See...Beyond the Cloth,” January – February 2015.

The Huffington Post, Brooks, Katherine. “The 21 Art Exhibitions You’ll Be Talking About This Year,” January 7, 2015

Harper’s Bazaar Art, Bowcock, Simon. “Photography in Focus: In Focus?” January – February 2015.

Al Huffingtonpost: “Photographie: Zoom sur ces talents Marocains” by Unknown,08 April 2015

Good Magazine: “Morocco's Biker Girl Gangs featured in Colorful New Doc” by Laura Feinstein,07 April 2015

 

 

2014

Artsy, Mohammad, Arsalan. “Hassan Hajjaj on Bringing the Noise, Kitsch, and Joie de Vivre from Morocco to Miami Beach,” December 5, 2014. 

The Huffington Post, Rao, Mallika. “These Portraits of Moroccan Hipsters are More Nuanced than they Look,” September 12, 2014.

National Geographic, Turner, Jenna. “My Rock Stars Experimental: Hassan Hajjaj Creates a Global Stage,” September 2, 2014.

Vogue, Carlos, Marjon. “A First Look at Duro Olowu’s New Pop-Up Art Show,” June 26, 2014.

Nafas Art Magazine, Holden, Shannon. “An Interview with Hassan Hajjaj,” April, 2014

The New York Times, Smith, Roberta. “Review: Hassan Hajjaj ‘Kesh Angels,” February 28, 2014, p. C23.

Time Out New York, Later, Paul. Hassan Hajjaj, “Kesh Angels,” February 19, 2014, p.40.

Artinfo.com, Tan, Dion. “Hassan Hajjaj And His Biker “Kesh Angels” At Taymour Grahne,” Web, February 10, 2014.

W Magazine, Herriman, Kat. “Moroccan Street Style,” Web, February 19, 2014.

Vice, Web, Sayej, Nadja. “The Motorcycle Gang Girls of Moroccco,” February 17, 2014.

The Guardian, Jones, Jonathan. “Image of the week,” February 7, 2014.

Haute Living, Proctor, Rebecca Anne. “Hassan Hajjaj’s ‘Kesh Angels’ Shows at Taymour Grahne Gallery in New York,” January 31, 2014.

Fluid Form II, Kim, Yu Yeon. “Arab Contemporary Art,” Web.

The Fine Arts Journal Middle East: “Joyous genre-breaking photography & design: Hassan Hajjaj” by Alice Planel, October 2014

RYOT: “Photo: These Morocan Suits Aren’t Just Cool, They’re Political” by Alex Smith, September 2014

L’Officiel Maroc: “Libres Expressions” by Jean-Gilles Dyone,  June 2014 (P.188-189)

Al Jazeera America: “In Houston, Fotofes offfers a lens on the Arab World” by Ann Binlot, 02 April 2014

MEMO: “Fotofest international: view from inside-49 Arab photographers” by Amelia Smith, 21 March 2014

Time Magazine: “Lightbox” by Eugene Reznick, 13 March 2014

Alakhbar: “Warhol Moroccan women… and Jilbabs” by Mohammed Khudhairi, 06 March 2014

CNN Style: “Fashionistas at the wheel: Meet the female biker gangs of Marrakech” by William Lee Adams, 27 February 2014

CNN Style: “Hassan Hajjaj: ‘Kesh Angels’” by Roberta Smith, 27 February 2014

Stern: “Die Bikerinnen von Marokko” (author unknown), 27 February 2014

Slate Afrique: “Kesh Angels, le gang des bikeuses marocaines” (author unknown), 27 February 2014

Omenka, Volume I Issue 3: “Hassan Hajjaj” by Nana Ocran,  24 February 2014 (Cover and P.26-29)

Al Huffington Post Maghreb: "Kesh Angels": Une exposition décalée du photographe marocain Hassan Hajjaj sur les motardes à Marrakech (PHOTOS),” by Rebecca Chaouch, 10 February 2014

Paris Match, France: “Kesh Angels”, (writer unknown) , 10 February 2014

Joom, Netherlands: " Riad Yima van kunstenaar Hassan Hajjaj“ (Riad Yima artist Hassan Hajjaj) by Mo el Miri, 10 February 2014

BlouinArtInfo, USA: " VIDEO: Hassan Hajjaj And His Biker "‘Kesh Angels" At Taymour Grahne“ by Dion Tan, 10 February

Al.Arte: “Hassan Hajjaj, artistic jack-of-all trades from Morocco”, by Charlotte Coene, 9 February 2014

Afropunk, USA: "PHOTOGRAPHER HASSAN HAJJAJ'S ROCKSTAR PORTRAITS" by Eye Candy, 7 February 2014

O Globo, Ela Blogs, Brazil: "As angels do Marrocos," 7 February 2014 by Livia Breves.

Section Photo, France: “Hassan Hajjaj photographe : mode, pub et folklore marocain”, 7 February 2014 (writer unknown)

Taxi, USA: “Bold & Vibrant Portraits Of Arabic Women Bikers That Defy Conventions” by Jillian Wong, 5 February 2014

“By Hassan Hajjaj-Photography, fashion, film, design” – Rose Issa Projects.

The New Yorker, USA: “Showcase by Hassan Hajjaj” (3 Feb 2014, p49)

Couleurs Maroc, Morocco: Cinquième Biennale de Marrakech (Jan-March 2014, cover and lead story)

The Guardian, USA: “The motorbike girl gangs of Morocco – in pictures”, 6 February 2014 (writer unknown)

Opening Ceremony, USA: “Kesh Angels: Hassan Hajjaj at Taymour Grahne Gallery” by Joseph Audeh, 29 January 2014

The Village Voice, USA: “Events: Tuesday” by Araceli Cruz, 29 January 2014

Artdaily, UK: “Taymour Grahne Gallery presents Hassan Hajjaj: Kesh Angels” (writer unknown), 28 January 2014

The New Yorker, USA: “Photobooth: ‘Kesh Angels”, 28 January 2014 by Jessie Wender

BBC, UK (feature and radio interview): “Hassan Hajjaj and the Hell’s Angels of Marrakesh”, by Marco Werman, 27 January 2014

Mr Porter, London (feature and video): “The Look: Mr Hassan Hajjaj”, 21 January 2014 by Tom M Ford, directed by Antony Crook

Huffington Post, USA: “Hassan Hajjaj – My Rock Stars, Volume 2, Gusford Gallery, Los Angeles” by James Scarborough (10th January 2014)

 

2013

Style.com/Arabia, “Hassan Hajjaj’s Triple Threat” by Elisabetta Tudor, December 2013

The Wall Street Journal, “Insider’s Guide to Marrakesh” by Sara Khan, December 2013

Modern Painters, “Studio Tracks,” December 2013

Canvas, Dubai: “Highlights from Canvas Guide” (writer unknown), November-December 2013

Artdaily, UK: “Three-channel video installation by Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj opens at LACMA (writer unknown), 23 December 2013

Vogue, Brazil: “Fashion Week Tunis mistura moda, arte, design e música” by Paolo Mariotti (18 June, 2013)

Huffington Post, USA: “Fashion Week Tunis 2013 or the Clamouring Whispers of a Revolutionary Spring?” by Joao Paulo Nunes (12 June 2013)

Emirates Open Skies – UAE – July, p. 44 to 46

Il Manifesto – Italy – June, p. 10

Huffington Post – USA – June

Les Inrocks – France – June

The Guardian – UK – June

Vogue Brazil – Brazil - June

 

2012

African Textile Today by Chris Spring – UK – British Museum Publications

British Vogue – UK – Dec

The Guardian, “Moroccan Rock Stars,” Oct

De Gids – The Netherlands – June, Cover

TopMan Magazine, “Meet the Moroccan Artist Challenging Stereotypes of Islamic Culture,” Issue 04, Mar

 

2011

Diptyk Magazine , “Hassan Hajjaj, sacre meilleur photographe africain,” Dec- Jan

L’Officiel, “Le Pape de L’Arbo-Pop” Sept, p.66-69

ZAM, “Kesh Angels” Sept, pg. 76-81

Zoom, “Hassan Hajjaj” Sept, pg. 76-81

Arab Photography Now by Rose Issa and Michket Krifa – Kehrer Publications

Jeune Afrique – No 2615, 20/26 Feb 2011. France., p. 89

Brownbook x Hypebeast, Video, Feb

Contemporary Art Practices, Vol. X, UK: “The Rise of Photomontage Middle Eastern Art” by Jareh Das (February 2011, p66-73)

The Bravery – UK – May. P. 7

Canvas – Dubai – Cover

Saudi Aramco World – May, Cover and p. 2 to 8

GUP – The Netherlands – July, p. 117 to 121

 

2010

Oasis- The Jameel Prize, Winter p.46-52

Nukta Art – Shifting Boundaries- Oct p.50-54

Contemporary Practices - UK - Oct. Volume VII, Cover & pg 158-165

Zoom - Special Issue on Portrait no 100, Autumn - pg 54-59

Brownbook- Dubai - North Africa Rising, Jul- Cover &  pg 40-41

ZAM Africa Magazine - Netherlands - Kesh Angels - 3rd issue  - cover & Pg 44 - 49

Marrakesh MAG - Hassan Hajajj – Portfolio  - May – 1st issue  - cover & pg 50-61

Art Quarterly – UK – The Magazine of the Art Fund - Spring - cover & Pg 38 – 39

Arise -Double Exposure – Apr - Issue 9 - pg108-113

RAGMAG - British Artist Hassan Hajjaj- Jan, p.32-34

 

2009

Sotheby’s - Contemporary Art including Arab and Iranian Art - London Oct

Evening Standard – UK - V&A Donor’s £25,000 Prize for Islamic Art -26 Jan - pg 17

Harper’s Bazaar – Dubai- Meet the Moroccan Warhol, May  - pg 147

Bamako Encounters African Photography catalogue - Published by Actes-Sud – France


2008

Sotheby’s, Modern and Contemporary Arab and Iranian Art, London Oct 2008

Ich & Kar’s Diary, Momo’s, Paris, France

Inside Out, Candid Camera, March - pg 106–109

Modern Painters, Who’s the Noss? Dec 07 / Jan 08

The National, Art Paris – Abu Dhabi, 17 Nov - Cover & pg 5

ArtCo - Art Dubai - pg 140–147

Art Investment - Hong Kong - Art Dubai, -pg 83–89

Brownbook, Making Pop Art for the Middle East, November–December 2008, pg 32–33

Alef, Technicolour Dreams, Winter 2007/2008, pg 58–69

Canvas, Street Chic, July 2008, pg 148–155

Modern Ethno Interiors -Published by Daab - Germany - pg 66 – 71

Time Out, Spotlight on…Hassan Hajjaj, July 2008

Canvas, Review Photography, May 2008, p. 138-139

 

2007

Modern Painters- Who’s The Noss? – Dec 2007- Jan 2008

Time Out Dubai, Half Life, 22 Nov, 2007, pg 63         

Canvas - Dubai - Oct - Pg 68

Emirates Today -Hassan Links East and West with Art - 5th Dec          

Gulf News - Moroccan Mosaics  -30 Nov - pg 17–19

7 DAYS - Dubai - Proving Faux Can Be Fun - 27 Nov - pg 22

Alef - Dubai - Maroc Moderne - Autumn -  pg 172–82

L’ Officiele - Middle East - Dec  - issue 33 - pg 116-118

L’ Officiele - Middle East / Homme - Nov -  issue 23

Brownbook- Dubai - Making Pop Art for the Middle East - Nov/ Dec - Pg 32-33         

Christies Auction - Dubai, International Modern and Contemporary Art -1 Feb 2007 - 7370

Casa Da Abitare  - Italy - Feb - pg 122-129

Marie Claire Maison - France- Oct - issue 416 - pg 160 -166

Culture - Moroccan Role: The Wonderful World of Hassan Hajjaj  (by Kathy Battista) – June 2007 – pg 17-19

Elle - France - The Studio, London - Apr - Issue 260

Elle Decoration - Riad Royale  - Apr 2007, pg. 39-40

Al Sharq Al Wasat, Al-Turki, Abdullah, 2007

 

2005

New Bar and club design - by Bethan Ryder - Laurence King publishing ltd UK – p44-45

 

2004

Chill Out Space- by Ana G. Ganizares - Loft Publications - Spain - pg 56-61

 

2003

Fame 34 – UK- Sep/Oct  - pg108-113

 

 

past exhibitions

4 September 2017 – 7 January 2018

Hassan Hajjaj

La Caravane

15 – 18 October 2015

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

Ibrahim El-SalahiHassan HajjajZak Ové

29 June – 23 September 2012

London Twelve

City Gallery of Prague