Mariane Ibrahim (Fig. 1) conducted this interview by phone in the summer of 2018, as Touria El Glaoui was preparing for 1–54 Contemporary Art Fair's sixth iteration in London (Fig. 2).

Mariane Ibrahim (MI): Okay, so tell us about your personal relationship with art and Africa in general.

Touria El Glaoui (TEL): As you know, I am Moroccan … I was born in Morocco, so I feel very connected to the African continent in general because of my roots, but I am also very connected to art as I had a father who was an artist. He created a channel for me to learn about the arts in our family home and he gave me my first arts education. We would pose for family portraits in his studio; his art was always a complete part of our family and our family life. I...

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