05/05/2013 11:43 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

2Fik: Transcending Cultures And Stereotypes Through Art

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Identity, feminism, integration and immigration stand as fundamental elements in 2Fik’s work, paralleling his multicultural “lost in translation” existence. Born in France, raised by Moroccan parents with a teenage stint in the country, and now living in Montréal, he presents culture shock, adaptation, multiple identities, and evolution of self in photography, videos, and performance.

“I’ve always seen art as a weapon of massive awareness,” 2Fik told 429Magazine.

“I use my photographs as a medium to sensitize, educate, raise awareness about topics that are complicated, difficult or plain taboo.”

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