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Karim El Maktafi


Karim El Maktafi is an Italian-Moroccan photographer born in Desenzano del Garda (Italy) in 1992. In 2013 he graduated from the Italian Institute of Photography in Milan

Karim works on long-term projects between Italy and Morocco and his photographic research explores the concept of identity and belonging through documentary and portrait photography.

His work has been exhibited at La Triennale Museum in Milan, Museum in Der Kulturbrauerei in Berlin, Pavillon Populaire in Montpellier, Macro Testaccio Museum in Rome and in other photography festivals in Europe, as well has been published, among others, on The Washington Post Magazine, FOAM magazine, National Geographic USA, Vogue Italia, Vice, GEO, D la Repubblica.

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