My Rock Stars Experimental: Hassan Hajjaj Creates a Global Stage
“He’s very international, I think, in how he draws in different strands but creates something that is unique.”
I am speaking with Dr. Linda Komaroff, Curator and Department Head of the Art of the Middle East Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, about My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1, a video installation by Moroccan artist and photographer Hassan Hajjaj. Komaroff has brought more than two-hundred works of contemporary Middle Eastern art to LACMA, making it one of, if not the largest collection of this type of art in the United States. My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1 is one of her latest acquisitions, and I’m curious to find out what sparked her interest.
“It just has a