Forget paying attribute with statues, the multi-level graffiti installation of Moroccan mason, Aziz by Hendrik Beikirch on the side of a building on Avenue Mohamed VI, greets visitors exiting the train station. In collaboration with the Montresso Art Foundation, Beikrich pays homage to the disappearing tradesmen in Morocco, at least in the manner that they continue to work today, including zellig artists, masons, shepherds and more. After all, Beikirch has a fascination for ordinary people, those who are often photographed in the souks but never really honoured.
Where To Find The Best Street Art In Marrakech
Though the street art scene is relatively new to Marrakech, new artworks are making their way to both the old city and the French quarter, known as Gueliz. But hidden away, down unassuming side streets and inside hip cafes and galleries, it’s not that easy to discover Marrakech’s emerging street art installations. In our latest article, we’re simplifying the process of discovering the installations around town so you don’t miss out during your trp to Marrakech.