Mohamed Bourouissa lives and works in Marseille. After graduating in Visual Arts from the Sorbonne, Paris in 2004 and from the photography department of the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Paris, he trained at Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporaines from 2008 to 2010. Mohamed Bourouissa has been developing a fine art photography practice since 2002. He was awarded many prizes for his photographic work, including the Prix Fondation Blachère, Apt (2010), the Aide à la première exposition, Cnap (2008) and the First Prize at Les Rencontres d’Arles, Le Off.
Since 2008, his work has been shown at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (MAMVP) and Palais de Tokyo in Paris, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, the Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki and the Central Farming Correios, Rio de Janeiro. He has taken part in international biennials such as the 6th Berlin Biennial, the Architecture and Photography Biennial of La Cambre, Brussels, the Algiers Biennial of Contemporary Art and the Rencontres de Bamako, Mali. His work is included in many collections including Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, the Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki and the Weng Collection.