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  • Arts & Culture
  • Issue 47

Meet the Algerian artist building cemeteries.
Words by Daphnée Denis. Photograph by © Laurent Boullard. Courtesy of October Gallery/Aicon Gallery.

From artist to gravedigger. That’s how Algerian painter and sculptor Rachid Koraïchi describes the evolution of his work. Born in a family of Quranic scholars, Koraïchi puts his faith at the center of his work, exploring spirituality and philosophy through sculpture, painting and calligraphy. For years, he has used his craft to build burial sites for those discarded by society, most recently designing Garden of Africa on the shores of Zarzis, Tunisia, where the bodies of migrants who drowned trying


This story is from Kinfolk Issue Forty-Seven

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