Yasmine Laraqui is a curator and a visual artist born in 1989 in Casablanca. She holds a BFA from ENSA Paris-Cergy (2012), an MFA from School of Visual Arts, NYC (2014),
Currently lives in Brooklyn
Yasmine has developed an interest in curating shows when she was an art student. Her personal work has been shown between 2009 and 2015 in France, Morocco, the U.S, Netherlands, Canada, Spain, Sweden, Italy and China for exhibitions, fairs, and biennales including the Marrakech Biennale, Photo L.A, 1;54 Contemporary African Art Fair, and PhotoMed Festival amongst others.
Yasmine also co-founded Youth's Talking and Awiiily (2010-2014), two independent curatorial structures promoting non-conformist international artists, with an emphasis on emerging Moroccan artists.
In 2016, she's mostly dedicated her time to researching, art curating and corporate creative directions.
Yasmine Laraqui has opened Dasthe Art Space and Agency in Casablanca in September 2017. The institution aims at promoting local and international emerging artists through a monthly curated exhibition. Starting 201 9 DASTHE will work as a nomadcuratorial structure.