Houda Bakkali was awarded with the New Talent Prize at the International Festival Artistes du Monde, Cannes 2018, for the artwork “Beautiful African Woman”.This award is chosen by a recognised jury for the new artistic talent. This prize is of one of the most relevant art show on the French Riviera.
More than 100 artist were selected by a demanding committee chaired by Valerie Wolff, general curator of the show, and their creations have been presented to the public, the show had more than 10.000 visitors from the 21st to the 24th of September. This event took place during the Royal Regatta of Cannes.
Since its creation, in 2011 under the sponsorship of Marina Picasso, this exhibition has remained faithful to its original vocation: to bring together in a unique showcase multiple forms of contemporary art expression.