Mixed technique- portrait of Mustapha responsible for water distribution in the oasis. January 2021 Tighmert, Morocco.

Seif Kousmate(b. 1988, Essaouira), is based in Morocco and is the  co-founder of  KOZ collective.

Kousmate is a self-taught photographer specialised in social issues. He has developed a visual vocabulary that stands between documentary photography and the poetry of fine art photography.

After a career as a Project Manager in the civil engineering sector, he dedicated himself professionally to photography in 2016. Since then, he has been working on different themes in Africa: migration, youth, slavery. He has worked for three years on the immigration of sub-Saharans on the land border between Morocco and Europe, more specifically on Mount Gourougou where  he spent several weeks in immersion. He also worked on traditional slavery in Mauritania and Rwandan Youth in 2018 and 2019.








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