M'HAMMED KILITO





Biography

Education
2010 - 2012 Master in Political Science, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
2007 - 2010 Bachelor in Political Science, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
2001 - 2007 Bachelor in Software Engineering, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

Solo Exhibitions
2022 - Solo Show, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland
2019 - Portrait of a Generation, Open Studio, Museum Of Contemporary African Art Al Maaden (MACAAL) Residency, Marrakech, Morocco
2019 - Cinema Camera, Amman Image Festival, MMAG Foundation, Amman, Jordan
2019 - On est ensemble, École Supérieure des Arts Visuels (ESAV), Marrakech, Morocco
2018 - Cinéma Caméra, l'Uzine, Casablanca, Morocco
2018 - On est ensemble, MAXXX Project Space, Sierre, Switzerland
2017 - Destiny, French Institute, Rabat, Morocco

Group Exhibitions
2021 - Among you, « Identités plurielles », Le Pavillon Populaire, Montpellier, France
2021 - Among you, IAF Festival, Basel, Switzerland
2021 - Among you, Tolerance (s), Ås Municipality, Norway
2021 - Among you, Tolerance(s), Serafeio, Athens, Greece
2021 - Chemistry of Feeling, Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2021 - Among you, La Maison des Treilles, Les Rencontres d'Arles, France
2021 - Among you, Urbi&Orbi Festival, Sedan, France
2021 - Among you, Auckland Festival of Photography, Auckland, New Zealand
2021 - Among you, ‘Barzakh. Entre mondes’, PhotoESPAÑA Festival, Casa Arabe, Madrid, Spain
2021 - Among you, Award-Winning African Photography - Photo Basel International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
2021 - Fiction of reality, World Press Photo Exhibition 2020, Oldenburg, Germany
2021 - Destiny, The Everyday Projects: New Stories and Horizons, Cairo Photo Week, Cairo, Egypt
2021 - 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Christie's, Paris, France
2020 - Among you, Photo Vogue Festival, Milan, Italy
2020 - Among you, Photo London, London, UK
2020 - Destiny, Revela'T Festival, Barcelona, Spain
2020 - Among you, BredaPhoto Festival, Breda, The Netherlands
2020 - Among you, Helsinki Photo Festival, Helsinki, Finland
2020 - Destiny, Addis Foto Fest: Nine Years Survey, The Africa Institute, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2020 - United Artists, 1:54 OFF, Marrakech, Morocco
2020 - Among you, Sourtna, National Museum of Photography, Rabat, Morocco
2019 - Arab Street, Vol II, Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2019 - Among you, Beirut Image Festival, Beirut, Lebanon
2019 - Among you, Nouvelles écritures, La Fondation pour la Photographie, Tangier, Morocco
2019 - Sidi Harazem, une oasis moderne, Espace Expression CDG, Rabat, Morocco
2019 - Among you, Vantage Point, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2019 - Face à la Mer, Mediterranean Photo Encounters, Tangier, Morocco
2019 - Destiny, International Photography Biennial of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
2019 - Cinema Camera, La Quinzaine de la photographie de Yaoundé, YaPhoto Festival, Yaoundé, Cameroon
2018 - Destiny, Addis Foto Fest, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2018 - Territoires silencieux, Les Rencontres Internationales de la photo de Fes, Fes, Morocco
2018 - En un instante, Marruecos, La Fundación de Tres Culturas del Mediterraneo, Sevilla, Spain
2018 - Stories from the water edge, International Biennial of Casablanca, Casablanca, Morocco
2018 - In a flash mood, Morocco, Mouassine Museum, Marrakech, Morocco
2018 - In a flash mood, Morocco, PhotoESPAÑA Festival, Casa Arabe, Madrid, Spain
2018 - Photos de mémoires, mémoires de photos, Les Rencontres de la photographie de Rabat, Rabat, Morocco
2018 - Points de vue, Galerie Abla Ababou, Rabat, Morocco
2017 - Intimes- Errances, ArtCompany / Episodes 2, Casablanca, Morocco
2017 - Imitation, Youmein Festival, Technopark, Tangier, Morocco
2017 - Images passagères, Rétine argentique, Marseille, France
2017 - Open Studio, Printemps de l'Art Contemporain, La Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
2017 - Chronique d'un changement annoncé, Festival Rabat Résonances, Dar El-Mrini, Rabat, Morocco
2017 - Génération Flash, Fondation Alliances, Casablanca, Morocco
2017 - Les journées photographiques de Taza, Complexe culturel, Taza, Morocco
2017 - PULP#4, Fotofilmic Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2016 - Les nuits photographiques, 5th edition, National Library, Rabat, Morocco
2016 - Terrain de jeu, Dabaphoto 2, Le 18, Marrakech, Morocco
2016 - Les nuits photographiques d’Essaouira, Essaouira, Morocco
2016 - OffPrint London, Tate Modern Museum, London, UK

Prizes, Nominations and Grants
2020 - CAP Prize - The Contemporary African Photography Prize, Basel, Switzerland
2020 - Magnum Foundation grant for Global Covid Projects, New York, USA
2020 - National Geographic Society's Emergency Fund for Journalists, New York, USA
2020 - British Journal of Photography’s Ones To Watch, London, UK
2020 - Art Jameel Research and Practice Platform Grant, Dubaï, United Arab Emirates
2020 - World Press Photo 6x6 Global Talent Program, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2020 - World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass Nominee, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2020 - National Geographic Society Explorer Grant, New York, USA
2020 - The Photography Prize of Fondation des Treilles, Tourtour, France
2019 - National Geographic Award - Eddie Adams Workshop, New York, USA
2019 - Eddie Adams Workshop, New York, USA
2019 - Mobility grant, Prince Claus Fund, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2019 - Special mention, In Frame x Photo Doc, Paris, France
2019 - Special mention, Face à la Mer, Tangier, Morocco
2018 - Arab Documentary Photography Program I Magnum Foundation/Prince Claus Fund/AFAC Grant, Beirut, Lebanon
2016 - Visual Art Project Grant, Ministry of Culture of the Kingdom of Morocco, Rabat, Morocco

Residencies
2021 - Air, Fondation des Treilles, Tourtour, France
2020 - Air, Caravane Tighmert, Tighmert, Morocco
2019 - Air, Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL), Marrakech, Morocco
2018 - Air, La Ruche Documentaire, Agadir International Documentary Festival, Agadir, Morocco
2018 - Air, SMArt program, Sierre, Switzerland
2017 - Air, Youmein Festival, Tangier, Morocco
2017 - Air, La Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
2017 - Air, Takafes, Fez, Morocco
2016 - Air, Caravane Tighmert, Tighmert, Morocco

Workshops, Talks and Presentations
2021 - Middle Eastern Photography: A Window into Art and Documentation of Time and Place. Intersect 21 virtual fair, online
2021 - Talk Talk Talk, African Photography Conversations, Cap Prize, online
2019 - Artists in residency, talk with Mouna Saboni and M'hammed Kilito, MACAAL, Marrakech, Morocco
2019 - We are together, École Supérieure des Arts Visuels (ESAV), Marrakech, Morocco
2018 - Photography workshop, Équations nomades, Bamako, Mali
2018 - Africa of the Africans, International Artists Gathering, Fez, Morocco
2017 - Visual Sociology in Morocco, School of Social Science, Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco
2017 - Presentation of the book Un si long chemin, Cinéma Renaissance, Rabat, Morocco
2017 - Immigration in Morocco: the challenges of integration, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Rabat, Morocco
2017 - À l'épreuve de nos désirs, French Institute, Rabat, Morocco
2017 - La ville autrement, Photomed, La Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille,France
2017 - Art in time of crisis, International Artists Gathering, Fez, Morocco
2017 - Photography workshop, French Institute, Rabat, Morocco

Features and Clients
British Journal of Photography
The Washington Post
The Wall Street Journal
Vogue Italia
Le Monde
VICE Arabia
Grazia
Monopol Magazin
The Atlantic
El Pais
World Press Photo Witness - Four to Follow
Tribe Magazine
Something We Africans Got
GQ Italia
Jeune Afrique
Zeke Magazine
Contemporary And
L'oeil de la photographie
Off The Wall
Art Africa
One World Magazine
De l'air
Afrique Magazine
L'Express
Diptyk
Telquel
Vu Magazine
Arab News
L'Économiste
Africultures
La Vie
The Gulf Today

Collections
Fondation des Treilles, Tourtour, France
Ministry of Culture of the Kingdom of Morocco, Rabat, Morocco
Fotofilmic Collections, Vancouver, Canada
Fondation pour le développement durable des régions de montagne, Sion, Switzerland
Musée Mohammed VI pour la civilisation de l'eau au Maroc, Marrakech, Morocco
Palais Saadi Collection, Marrakech, Morocco
Museum of Contemporary African Art Al Maaden (MACAAL), Marrakech, Morocco
La Fondation pour la Photographie, Tangier, Morocco
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Office, Rabat, Morocco
Fondation Touria et Abdelaziz Tazi, Casablanca, Morocco
Private collections