Achraf Baznani Between Real and Imaginary
When he takes pictures, he has imagination! The mind bending surreal photography of Achraf Baznani prove it. He uses staging, a great trend in contemporary photography, he is also clever because he has a great mastery of technique: overprints, collages, retouching… his creations have no limits. Achraf Baznani opens wide the doors of fantastic, dreamlike and poetic universes. We are embarked in other places that invite us to reflect on the world around us or to meditate. If photography has the ability to restore reality, it also has the power to make us dream. To infinity and beyond!
Achraf Baznani The African Photography Overdufage
Achraf Baznani is a photographer and director born in Marrakech. He learned photography by chance and self-taught when he received a compact EKTRA 250 camera for his birthday. Since then he has collected the awards in European competitions and exhibited his works all over the world, including at the Louvre Museum. Achraf Baznani spends his time traveling the world collecting prizes and recognitions for his surreal photos.
Achraf Baznani plays with optical illusions to create surrealistic, amusing and surprising photos. His signature: to put himself in the spotlight in a small size. Achraf Baznani owes his success to his series Inside My Dreams, in which he stages himself in a gigantic world through surrealist and poetic self-portraits.