LISEN STIBECK

Moroccan Moment

NOVEMBER 17 – DECEMBER 4, 2016

Photographer Lisen Stibeck presents a series of eight staged photographs with surreal, dreamlike undertones. Her imagery is personal, with symbolically charged compositions of her favourite objects such as cacti, turtles and cross-stitch embroidery. The photographs, shot in daylight in Morocco, reach beyond the realm of language and create visual poetry.

The embroidery bears significance beyond the images. Stibeck’s initiative engages about thirty women in Morocco to embroider. Aside from breathing life into an endangered craft tradition, this work instills professional pride and funds schooling. The embroidered designs are part of the exhibition, and the proceeds from their sale will go towards the schooling of these women’s children.

Artist talk: Tuesday November 22, 5.30 pm.

LISEN STIBECK

Photography, “Agave” from the series “Moroccan Moment”, archival inkjet print with pigment colours on acid free rag paper, signed and numbered 1/3 a tergo. Edition of 3 + 2 AP. 70 x 105 cm. Walnut frame.

LISEN STIBECK

Photography, special edition of the “Daughters” series, archival inkjet print with pigment colours on acid free rag paper, signed and numbered 1/10 a tergo.

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LISEN STIBECK

Photography, “Tortoise” from the series “Moroccan Moment”, archival inkjet print with pigment colours on acid free rag paper, signed and numbered 1/3 a tergo. Edition of 3 + 2 AP. Measures 80 x 120 cm. Walnut frame.

 

LISEN STIBECK

Photography, special edition of the “Daughters” series, archival inkjet print with pigment colours on acid free rag paper, signed and numbered 1/10 a tergo.

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LISEN STIBECK

Photography, “Blue Spaghetti” from the series “Moroccan Moment”, archival inkjet print with pigment colours on acid free rag paper, signed and numbered 1/3 a tergo. Edition of 3 + 2 AP. 70 x 105 cm. Walnut frame.

LISEN STIBECK

Photography, special edition of the “Daughters” series, archival inkjet print with pigment colours on acid free rag paper, signed and numbered 1/10 a tergo.

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LISEN STIBECK

Photography, “Cactus Bride” from the series “Moroccan Moment”, archival inkjet print with pigment colours on acid free rag paper, signed and numbered 1/3 a tergo. Edition of 3 + 2 AP. 70 x 105 cm. Walnut frame.

LISEN STIBECK

Photography, special edition of the “Daughters” series, archival inkjet print with pigment colours on acid free rag paper, signed and numbered 1/10 a tergo.

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