Honorary Chairman First Edition H.M. King Mohammed VI
CASABLANCA ARTWEEK 2nd EDITION: International Contemporary Art Fair specialized on the African Continent and the Mediterranean.
CASABLANCA – MOROCCO. From 21st to 24th of November 2012
CASABLANCA ARTWEEK 2ª EDITION will officially open on 21st of November with a new concept of Fair and meeting designed to adapt to the new challenges of the art world, the economy and international culture on a region in economic growth and artistic creation.
Morocco’s geographical location, its proximity to Europe, its vast tradition of contemporary artists and plastic creators, as well as the formation of a professional system in the country by means of art galleries, museums, collections and publications, have turned it into a strategic spot in which professionals of the art scene, critics, collectors and art gallery owners from different countries can find their place. It has established an artistic dialogue between the East and the West, held by a country that is now at its peak in terms of spreading and creation of contemporary art.
CASABLANCA ARTWEEK encourages the collecting through the most representative artistic expressions from the East and the West and other international proposals.
CASABLANCA ARTWEEK pays particular attention to the latest visual expressions; besides, being it an INTERNATIONAL FAIR, it will specially emphasize the participation of the GALLERIES and PUBLISHERS that excel the most in their field promoting artists and creators from Africa and the Mediterranean.
Encouraging the art market means encouraging all the industry that is necessary to bring its product closer and closer to most of the citizens; it means opening new fields to creation and knowledge, and it means broadening the intellectual debates that make us reflect and shape our own criteria.