news “Beautiful African Woman” in Murcia, Spain

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The opening “Women and Digital Art. Breaking stereotypes” has been a success. The ceremony was attended by local authorities, press and critics of the art, who praised this Bakkali’s artwork. Likewise, during the event, a documentary about the protagonist of the series “Beautiful African Woman”, was shown. This series is based on the mother of Bakkali, with whose image the artist wants to break stereotypes about Arab women.

This artwork is based on digital illustration, and some pieces are created in combination with digital collage. The artist like to use colour as an impact element and simple lines, almost imperceptible, as the basis of the compositions. Each work seeks attention by its personality, respecting the essence of the protagonist: simple but strong.

  • Courtesy: Houda Bakkali
  • Courtesy: Houda Bakkali
  • Courtesy: Houda Bakkali

The exhibition will be open to the public until May 31 at the Parador de Turismo de Lorca, Murcia, Spain.


Houda Bakkali is a visual artist and digital illustrator based in Spain. She has exhibited in Paris, Madrid, Cannes, Barcelona…, and her work, techniques and creative process have been recognised by different institutions and by various international magazines. Houda is expert in digital communication and online marketing, with more than ten years of experience in the sector. Likewise, she worked in print, digital books, video art and graphic publishing, one of her great passions.

She has been internationally recognized by art magazines, institutions and with different awards, including the Graphis Silver Award in New York, Annual Advertising 2019 and Graphis Silver Award Annual Poster 2020 in New York, the New Talent Award of the International Festival Artistes du Monde in Cannes 2018, the Excellence Award of the Circle Foundation For The Arts (Lyon, France 2019), the Honorable Mention of the Circle Foundation For The Arts (Lyon, France 2019) the Distinguished Artist by ArtAscent International Magazine in Canada, among other prizes and mentions.

CONTACT ARTIST

Houda Bakkali – Email: hi [at] hbakkali.es

Houda Bakkali official website

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