Merieme Mesfioui (Morocco)

Merieme Mesfioui-Durgamaya is a Moroccan graphic designer and illustrator based in Angoulême, France. Her work combines calligraphy, traditional Moroccan motifs and elements of Islamic art with an erotic and contemporary touch. Eroticism is used in her work as a tool for transgressing and claiming the rights of women and the LGBTQIA+ community in the SWANA region (Southwest Asia, North Africa-Asia South West and North Africa).