About

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This project explores my identity and mixed cultural heritage through a series of photographs, archival images and video stills. As the son of an English mother and a Moroccan father, the project attempts to show the coming together of cultures, the conflicts and juxtaposition created through merging English and Moroccan culture and the influence of this on my identity. The work ponders my western outsider gaze, my ‘cast on’ view of my father’s homeland whilst at the same time acknowledging my own sense of never being fully British. The images are an intuitive response to two cities in which we have homes; Hull and Fez, reflected upon through a lens of Post-Colonial Discourse and the critical discourse surrounding identity.