“photographer hassan hajjaj’s ‘rockstar’ portraits”

February 7, 2014

“Hassan Hajjaj’s portraits from Marrakech capture the colour and spontaneity of his childhood in Morocco. His sitters – ‘not just musicians but the snake charmer, henna girl, bad boy, male belly dancer’ – often wear clothes he has designed, standing in spaces totally covered by patterns he has chosen, and the photographs are eventually set in a frame he has constructed.” Read the full piece on The Guardian and check out the images below. Images © Hassan Hajjaj