Ilias Bardaa – Acquainted in Deep Waters
A physical version of Acquainted in Deep Waters was on show at Kunstgang Leiden from the 28th of April 2022 to 24th of September 2022
Ilias Bardaa ‘s photographic series emerges as a reflection on heritage, community, and identity. It stemmed from his longing to explore his personal identity and eventually let him to spend an extended period in Morocco, where the entirety of the series was captured.
About the artist
Ilias Bardaa (1993, Leiden, the Netherlands) is a visual artist with Moroccan background working mainly in the realm of photography and image-based art. His interests revolve around storytelling in relation to social themes. Over the years, Ilias has created a body of work that builds narratives based on culture, connection, and memory.