Galleria Continua presents in its Moulins space a new exhibition of photographs by French Moroccan photographer and video maker Leila Alaoui.
Leila Alaoui was born in 1982. She studied photography at City University in New York. Her work explores the construction of identity, cultural diversity, and migration in the Mediterranean. She used photography and video art to express social realities through a visual language somewhere on the confines of documentary and visual art. Commissioned by Amnesty International to make a work about women’s rights in Burkina Faso, Leila Alaoui was critically wounded during a terrorist attack in Ouagadougou in January 2016. She died on the 18th of January.