Biography taken from her website
Yto Barrada (Moroccan, French, b.1971, Paris) studied history and political science at the Sorbonne and photography in New York. Her work — including photography, film, sculpture, prints and installations, — began by exploring the peculiar situation of her hometown Tangier. Her work has been exhibited at Tate Modern (London), MoMA (New York), The Renaissance Society (Chicago), Witte de With (Rotterdam), Haus der Kunst (Munich), Centre Pompidou (Paris), Whitechapel Gallery (London), and the 2007 and 2011 Venice Biennale.
She was the Deutsche Bank Artist of the Year for 2011, after which her exhibit RIFFS
toured widely. Barrada is also the founding director of Cinémathèque de Tanger. A
comprehensive monograph was published by JRP Ringier in 2013. She is a recipient of
the 2013-2014 Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography (Peabody Museum at Harvard
University) and was awarded the 2015 Abraaj Prize.
Barrada is represented by Pace Gallery (London), Sfeir-Semler Gallery (Beirut-Hamburg),
and Galerie Polaris (Paris).
Biography taken from http://www.atelier21.ma/en/hicham-benohoud-biography/
Whether his practises painting, video or contemporary art installation, Hicham Benohoud always questions identity. Starting with his own.
Hicham Benohoud helds numerous exhibitions throughout Morocco and abroad. He participated to “Africa Remix”, one of the most prestigious international fairs dedicated to contemporary art in Africa. He also took part in 2 major exhibitions: “The contemporary photo in the arab world” in the Aperture Foundation in New York and “Arab contemporary photographers’ eye” in the Arab World Institute in Paris.
2 monographs have been published on his art: La Salle de classe (2001) and Des Lycéens par eux mêmes (2002).
Hicham Benohoud’s work can be found in the Maison Rouge-Foundation Antoine de Glabert, Paris; the National Fund of Contemporary Art, Paris; the Art lending Library of Nantes; the Chalcography Nationale of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Madrid and in the M HKA in Anvers.
Hicham Benohoud currently divides his time between Paris and Casablanca.
Daoud Aoulad Syad
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