Biography

Mohamed Bourouissa lives and works in Paris. After graduating in visual arts from the Sorbonne, Paris and in photography from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Paris, he trained at the Studio National des Arts – Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing, France (2008–2010). Bourouissa’s work has been exhibited internationally at the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, US; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Haus der Kunst, Munich; MAMVP/Palais de Tokyo, Paris; New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; Finnish Museum of Photography of Helsinki; Moderna Museet Malmö, Sweden; 6th Berlin Biennial; Architecture and Photography Biennial of La Cambre in Brussels; Algiers Biennial of Contemporary Art; and Rencontres de Bamako, Mali, amongst others. He received first prize at the Rencontres Internationales de Photographie d’Arles, France. Bourouissa’s work has been acquired by numerous collections, including Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2015); Philadelphia Museum of Art, US (2011); and Centre Pompidou, Paris (2011).

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