Latifa Echakhch

Latifa Echakhch

A Finished, Resolved and Static Work Would Make No Sense to Me

A series of interviews with contemporary female artists of international renown


  • November 2022   approx. CHF 15.00 | eur 15.00


Title Information

Edited by Julie Enckell Julliard, Federica Martini, and Sarah Burkhalter

1st edition

, 2022

Text in English and French


approx. 92 pages, 12 color illustrations

10 x 15 cm

ISBN 978-3-85881-872-0

On Words. In cooperation with the Swiss Institute for Art Research (SIK-ISEA)


Latifa Echakhch, born in Morocco in 1974, studied at the art academies of Grenoble, Paris-Cergy, and Lyon. Now based in Switzerland, Eckakhch is concerned with the concept of culture as well as personal and collective memory in between the poles of of social and political debate. Her often installative works make use of a wide variety of materials, such as brick and raw earth, which she mixes with ink.

Latifa Echakhch has realized the Swiss Pavilion at the 2022 Biennale Arte in Venice


On Words is a collection of interviews with leading contemporary women artists. In conversation with Julie Enckell Julliard, Federica Martini, and Sarah Burkhalter, they speak about the sources from which they draw inspiration, themes in their work, and their view of the world. The series brings together a wide range of viewpoints and adds a new narrative to polyphonic art history as told by those who actively shape it.


Julie Enckell Julliard is an art historian and a director at HEAD—Genève, where she heads the Cultural Development Department.


Federica Martini is an art historian and curator and heads the Visual Arts course at EDHEA in Sierre, Switzerland.


Sarah Burkhalter is an art historian and head of the Antenne romande of the Swiss Institute for Art Research (SIK-ISEA) in Lausanne and a member of SIK-ISEA’s board.


Other books from the same series:

Isabelle Cornaro

Silvie Defraoui


Authors & Editors