MARIE BOVO'S BAB-EL-LOUK SERIES featured IN SOME/THINGS MAGAZINE ISSUE001
Born in 1967 in Alicante, Spain,
Lives and works in Marseille, France.
During the spring of 2006, bovo installed her camera on the rooftop of an apartment block in Cairo’s central Bab-El-Louk neighbourhood, taking ten photographs over the course of the day and night. the resulting images are featured as part of an interview with bovo in
the framing and viewpoint of each image presents an endless multiplication of stacked apartment blocks, suspended in a state between ruination and construction. buildings fill the frame, obscuring any horizon, or hope of an end. The series was one of
's first works to focus upon architecture, exploring the idea of circular time through a visual narrative of continuance and fragmentation - but also a very real sense of place.
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