Hassan Hajjaj, a Moroccan-born, UK-based artist, pays tribute to the biker culture of the young women of Marrakesh in vibrant photographs currently on show in New York.
His photos combine the tradition of African studio photography with the glossy aesthetic of the fashion shoot. His subjects are framed by consumer goods and adorned with the trappings of culture and branding.

Hassan Hajjaj, a Moroccan-born, UK-based artist, pays tribute to the biker culture of the young women of Marrakesh in vibrant photographs currently on show in New York.

His photos combine the tradition of African studio photography with the glossy aesthetic of the fashion shoot. His subjects are framed by consumer goods and adorned with the trappings of culture and branding.

Man with Bandage, 1968 Vancouver, Canada

Man with Bandage, 1968

Vancouver, Canada

Mexico City with Chevy, 1963

Mexico City with Chevy, 1963

Aztec ritual human sacrifice portrayed in the Codex Magliabechiano
(copy)

Aztec ritual human sacrifice portrayed in the Codex Magliabechiano

(copy)

Ranjith Kally, Gold’s Chillun Gotta Work, 1957, courtesy BaileySeippel Gallery Johannesburg, ©BAHA

Ranjith Kally, Gold’s Chillun Gotta Work, 1957, courtesy BaileySeippel Gallery Johannesburg, ©BAHA

"Frenchie’s Bar", a cross roads store, bar, juke joint, and gas station in the cotton plantation area, Melrose, Louisiana.

"Frenchie’s Bar", a cross roads store, bar, juke joint, and gas station in the cotton plantation area, Melrose, Louisiana.

Chewie And Han by Rhys Kitson

Chewie And Han by Rhys Kitson