Langages du Sud and Art’Com Sup unveil the winner of the “Street Art Casablanca” competition! | Consonews

The first prize of the competition « Street Art Casablanca » is awarded to Youssef El Youbi for his work entitled “The colorful house” and the special mention of the jury has been awarded to Elyas de Lopes, youngest contestant.

Organized by Langages du Sud in collaboration with the Art’Com Sup school, this competition open to all Moroccan street artists on the theme “Casablanca, a city in flux” a permis to encourage the creative spirit of the city’s artists and their provide a platform for the expression and exhibition of their talent.

According to the deliberation, 10 laureates were chosen by the jury made up of Ed Oner, artist recognized on the Moroccan Street art scene; Mohamed Rahmo, founding member of the MadNess collective; Fadma Ait Mous, sociologist; Zahia Benabdeljalil, director of the Art’Com Sup school; David Boch, international gallery owner and Patricia Defever, director of the Langages du Sud publishing house.

The debates were lively and it is respect for the theme, originality, aesthetics and technique that made it possible to decide between the participants.

The winner of the competition will benefit complete training, offered by the school Art’Com Sup. The works of the winners will soon be exhibited and the artists will participate in the creation of murals in the city of Casablanca.

The “Street Art Casablanca” competition is the first stage of the “Street Art, a new energy for Casablanca in constant mutation” project, initiated by Langages du Sud in collaboration with Ed Oner and Yoriyas. This project includes the competition, the realization of a beautiful book on Street Art in Casablanca and the exhibition works from the competition.

The ambition of the actors of this project is toinvolve young people from all Casablanca neighborhoods in the enhancement of this creative energy that animates the city, from encourage exchange and sharing in urban spaces, to support and make known young talents in the kingdom, but also internationally.

Source: Official press release


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