younes rahmoun scholarly convening by Carlos Perez Marin

Next week I will participate in a scholarly convening on Moroccan artist Younès Rahmoun in Northampton, MA (USA), organised by curator Emma Chubb from the Smith College Museum of Art, with the collaboration of the Kahn Liberal Arts Institut and the support of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

I will talk about the projets (architectural and artistic ones) we collaborated together during the last 20 years.


In addition to Younès convening, I will talk to the architecture students from the Art Department about my experience living, working and researching between the Atlantic Sea, the Mediterranean Sea and the Sahara Sea. With the complicity of Elisa Kim, from the Smith College.


More information about the convening coming soon.

square in la reina, ceuta by Carlos Perez Marin

After one year, it seems the works for the urban renovation in La Reina neighbourhood are going to start very soon, according to the publications on local medias (El Faro de Ceuta, Ceuta al Día).

It is a small project but once again we tried to provide the maximum of confort to inhabitants with the minimum budget (this time, 60 000€). We also dedicated a lot of time to design the wooden benches instead of choosing them from a catalog. For more information about the project click on the image.

qafila rabiaa: episode 1 by Carlos Perez Marin

As a continuation of our practical research on caravans (in the framework of Project Qafila), we are already working on Qafila Rabiaa: Episode 1.

The first episode will be a short trek of 7 days (90 km) starting near Zagora and arriving to M’hamid El Ghizlane. Dates will be the last week of October or the first one of November. It has been thought to introduce some contemporary artists and researches to nomad life in the Saharan desert.

This is a possible route:

More information coming soon.

retour de tighmert: épisode 2 tétouan by Carlos Perez Marin

Présentation à Tétouan des travaux réalisés par les étudiants de l' Institut National des Beaux Arts - INBA lors de l'atelier fait à l'oasis de Tighmert (Guelmim, Maroc) en avril 2019 avec les étudiants de l'École nationale supérieure d'arts de Paris-Cergy, en partenariat avec LE 18 Marrakech et Caravane Tighmert.

retour de tighmert: épisode 1 marrakech by Carlos Perez Marin

Conversation qui a eu lieu au centre culturel LE 18 à Marrakech le 17 avril 2019, avec les artistes Mohamed Arejdal, M'Barek Bouhchichi, Laila Hida, Claudia Triozzi et l’architecte Carlos Perez Marin, ayant fait l'expérience de la résidence Caravane Tighmert dans le passé et qui répondent aux questions de la contemporanéité du désert et de la place de la culture contemporaine dans la société marocaine.

Par ailleurs des étudiants des écoles d'art de Tétouan (INBA) et Paris-Cergy (ENSAPC) ont parlé de leurs expériences après l’atelier une semaine que nous avons organisé à Tighmert dans le cadre de Caravane Tighmert 2019 et de leur restitution (dessins, vidéos, installations, photographies et performance) montrée ce soir même au 18.

caravane tighmert 2019 by Carlos Perez Marin

The 5th edition of Caravane Tighmert will take place next week in the oasis of Tighmert (Guelmim, Morocco), and it will have three parts, researches, visual and performing artists / music / art students from Tetouan (INBA) and Paris-Cergy (ENSAPC). These are the participants:

Khadija El Abyad, M’barek Bouhchichi, Lucia Citterio, Sarah Dornhof, Hanne Van Dyck, Said El Haddaji, Alexandra Kollárová, Marion Lécrivain, Manon de Matauco, Souad El Maysour, Btihal Remli, Lucie Sassiat and Jake Wiener.

Read More