Zineb Andress Arraki

1984 · Morocco

Artist biography

Zineb Andress Arraki is seen as an established mid-career artist, who was born and brought up in Morocco, like other celebrated artists such as Lalla Essaydi, Mohssin Harraki, Majida Khattari, Mous Lamrabat, and Driss Ksikes. Zineb Andress Arraki was born in 1984.

Zineb Andress Arraki's Gallery representation

Zineb Andress Arraki is represented and exhibited by Galerie Dominique Fiat in Paris, France.

Further Biographical Context for Zineb Andress Arraki

Zineb Andress Arraki was born in 1984 and was predominantly inspired by the 1990s growing up. In the United Kingdom, a collective of artists known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, dominated the artistic culture of the decade. They were a loosely affiliated and diverse group, united generally by their age and nationality. A number of the members had attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by Charles Saatchi, the ‘super collector’ of art at the time. The most famous member of YBAs is arguably Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). Through their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, the YBAs gained a controversial reputation image which was further fuelled by their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was at the same time rebellious and enterprising. The group was predominant in the British art scene in the 1990s and their group show ‘Sensation’ is now viewed as legendary. Relational Aesthetics, a term coined by curator Nicholas Bourriaud to describe the act of making art based on human relations and their social context, became a key idea in the 1990s. Works by artists including Douglas Gordon, Gillian Wearing, Philippe Parenno and Liam Gillick were described as key artists who worked to this idea.

Zineb Andress Arraki

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