by Aissa Joud
A few kilometers from the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou sets a house on the side of the road. The house looks no different from all the houses of the neighbors, however, once you pass the traditional wooden door you realize that you are hosted in a different space The furniture is recycled from different times and places, like the table that use to be a Wheelbarrow in a Bouazar mine, or the sieve covering the light of the lamp which used to be part to a woman4s kitchen. Taman’Art space is also decorated with a number of original artworks from the young artist Issa Joud. In a way, Tamanart space is also original artwork by Aissa.
Getting to Tamanart space From Ouarzazate, you can take the national road No. 9 towards Marrakesh, then at the village of Tabourahet you turn right towards Ksar Ait Ben Haddou via regional road No. 1506, when you reach Tamdakht village, you’ll find Tamanart space located on the right side of the road. 38 minutes 36 km The regional road 1506 meets the national road number 9, which leads to Marrakesh through Oued Ounila, and the Kasbah Tlaouat.
A young Warzazai artist, Aissa was inspired by the passion of his parents and his surroundings in Taboraht village. Usually, parents do not see art as a field that guarantees financial stability for their children, but luckly Issa his parents were the first to support him in his pursuit of art.
Issa’s passion for art encouraged him to join the Institute of Traditional Arts in Casablanca, where he developed his artistic skills discovered new horizons that allowed him to dive deeper in new and exciting experiences. Today, Aissa presents his works in the most prestigious galleries in Morocco. He is cutting his way into becoming one of the most successful artist entrepreneur In the region.