Once you get the exquisite pleasure to first meet the artist, Omar Saadoune,
you definitely can’t believe that behind that jovial , rounded-faced smile, who
has gone through a most serious health ordeal , lies by far and large a complex,
intricate, tortured mindset which primary concern and questioning revolve
around the dialectical dilemma between death and the struggle for life ,
extraordinarily transcribed in his vibrant and colourful works of art.
Indeed , it goes without saying that this exceptional artist’s academic itinerary
and astounding artistic achievements have proved to be an added value to the
evolution of contemporary art in Morocco.
Omar Saadoune’s pictural creations , depicting colourful explosions and
victorious skulls, represent an unfathomable meandering through the human
mind , untiringly fighting against a threatening Death and reaching out for a
new , promising morning .
Besides , the artist demonstrates a metaphysical view , leaving his audience
with a wide space for imagination , nurturing their desire to break free from
the mainstream , conventional way of thinking , leading them to another
spiritual level .
‘’ Isomnia ‘’ is that new artistic magical encounter and blessed instant to
which Omar Saadoune is inviting us, even poking us to a deeper reflection
upon this unavoidable question :Does the journey matter more than the
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