Abdelaziz Taleb

Filmmaker, Producer and Curator. Founder of the Arab media lab project . In 2003 World Wide Video festival has described him as one of the upcoming talents who will influence video and Media art happenings. His film collective TALEB CHERCHE MIDI has produced over 30 short films, most with Non- or micro budgets, a number of which had been selected to Academy-certified film festivals such as ( Berlinale, La mostra de Venice, Rotterdam film festival, festival international du Cinéma Méditerranéen Montpellier, freewaves los angeles, clermand ferrand, Berlinale, Dubai Film Festival..ect )

Taleb curated many Art projects worldwide and worked as a film expert and scout for various video and films festivals, among them: Mostra video de Barcelona, Freewaves los angeles, Africa in the picture film festival, La caixa art forum Barcelona...ect.

He also gives lectures and seminars on the current arab digital film experimentations. His latest project he is curating at the moment is : ARAB MEDIA LAB PROJECT, with an aim to strengthen the Media Art sector and digital cinema in the Arab world, contribute to the circulation of works from the Arabic and North African countries in different (international) video and film festivals, diversify the "Western perspective" on art and film happenings from the Arab world and acquaint the West with Arab artists and filmmakers. The project has also intitiated various projects like: MEDIA ART & DGITAL CINEMA WORKSHOPS SERIES IN MOROCCO, ARAB STEREOTYPES IN WESTERN MEDIAS, ARAB MOVING IMAGES ARCHIVES and DIGITAL MARRAKECH FESTIVAL...

Lives and works Between Morocco and Germany

  • #www.arabmedialab.org
  • #www.digitalmarrakech.org