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6th Marrakech Biennale 2016

24 Feb. - 8 May 2016, Morocco. Reem Fadda announced as curator. Theme: Traces. Call for projects for the OFF section. Deadline: 31 May 2015
Apr 2015

Curator and Theme

The master program of Marrakech Biennale 6 will be curated by Reem Fadda, who has been working as the Associate Curator, Middle Eastern Art with the Guggenheim Foundation in New York on their Abu Dhabi Project for the past 5 years.

Fadda’s curatorial approach has largely been more cross-disciplinary and focused on contemporary topics in the Middle East, especially those pertaining to art, architecture, space, history and geopolitics.

For MB6, Fadda is envisioning to expand on a Pan-African vision, one that is mapped through histories theories and practices manifest across the entire continent and beyond. Reem Fadda will develop a conceptual framework around the theme "Traces", according to which a variety of artists and projects will invited to the exhibition.

The final list of exhibition venues and list of participating artists for both core program and partners projects of the Marrakech Biennale 6 will be announced in mid September.

New Dates & Free Entrance

In order to open the Marrakech Biennale to as many visitors as possible two major changes will be introduced during MB6: Free entrance and a prolonged exhibition period.

Entrance to the official venues will be completely free of charge and the Biennale will be going on for 11 full weeks during the spring of 2016; from February 24th until 8th May.

The opening week will be 24-28 February and the press preview will take place 23 February.

Call for Entries

The call for entries of OFF projects, is currently open and runs until 31 May 2015.

The Partner projects and OFF projects, will include 40-50 venues, all around the city of Marrakech.

An artistic committee (to be announced soon) will meet in the beginning of June. The complete list of venues and artists, chosen by the committee, will be presented by mid September 2015.

More information:

(From press information)

6th Marrakech Biennale

24 February - 8 May 2016

Curator: Reem Fadda
Theme: Traces

Call for projects for the OFF section
Deadline: 31 May 2015

Marrakech Biennale Association
62 Rue de Yougoslavie
Guéliz, Marrakech 40 000
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