Malik Ben Messaoud, sculptor et founder of the Méta 2 studio at Saint-Mauront in Marseilles, has left us on last June 24th. His story is intimately linked with Bassens, housing estate built in the 1960s, with Lieux Publics and Générik Vapeur where he was trained to master monumental sculpting techniques, with the Friche to which we owe two outstanding projects (Bassens-Support Cité 1 and Méta 2) and with the areas of Saint-Mauront and Belle de Mai where he worked. His work contributed to open the doors to all the physical and mental "ghettos", plagues of yesterday but still today in our societies.

The Friche la Belle de Mai joins with Aurélie Masset, his partner and co-founder of the Méta 2 studio, and proposes to share a convivial moment with the ones who meant to him and who collaborated with him throughout these years. Round-table meetings, musical interventions (Rita Bella, Ahmad Compaoré, Hakim Hamadouche, Sam Karpienia, Nasser Soltani, Arnaud Taillefer), viewing of photos and videos will accompany the evening.

Please confirm your presence to Odile Thiéry: +33 (0)6 11 45 43 72 -

More info: here

Les Grandes Tables, Friche la Belle de Mai, 41 rue Jobin, 13003 Marseilles.