Hakim Boulouiz is a Professional Photographer and Expert in Urban aesthetics. He is a big lover of cities, fascinated by order and disorder. He is looking to tell stories around poetry, mystery and emotion by using all the layers involveding the construction of Urban Drama. After receiving a diploma in Architecture, a diploma in Filmmaking, he completed a PhD at the University of Geneva analyzing the interaction between urban modernity and the art of short film. Today he is active in street photography around the world. He currently lives and works in Geneva. One of his major street projects is called Wax Dolls : Cities are growing day after day. Life is being transformed and accelerated in the middle of modernity. In this context, the urban body is vibrating and experimenting with new adventures. It sneaks between advertising, windows, showcases, prints, colors, shadows, and lights. The urban body is reflected and conditioned through architecture. It becomes an object that looks like a wax doll:
With my concept, I wanted to stop on this fake figure of the humain being by the photographic act. My vision doesn’t show smooth postcard pictures, because for me the image of a contemporary city has become a puzzle game.