Bouchra Ouizguen (b. 1980, lives and works in Marrakech) is a dancer and choreographer. With Taoufiq Izeddiou and Saïd Ait El Moumen, Ouizguen founded Anania, a contemporary dance company in Marrakech that created the Marrakech-based dance festival On Marche. Her work has been presented at venues such as Fondation Cartier, and in festivals including Meeting Points 5 (multiple cities), Les Rencontres Internationales de Seine Saint Denis, and Montpellier Dance Festival.
Bouchra Ouizguen presents an installation mixing elements from her 2009 dance work "Madame Plaza" and a video document of the spectacle, filmed by Valérie Urréa. The piece was performed in collaboration with popular singers and is inspired by the history of Moroccan cabaret chanteuses called "Aïtas". The dance reflects a desire to reinvigorate the popular arts as engaged artistic statements, as well as question historical constructions of femininity and freedom. This work was produced during an artist residency at ESAV-Marrakech in 2008 and its display in "A Proposal for Articulating Works and Places" is Ouizguen’s first participation in a visual arts exhibition.