Yto Barrada, “Raft in Strange Figtree (Radeau dans figuier étrangleur) [Ficus Macrophylla],” 2005/10.
Chromogenic print, 150 × 150 cm.
Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin
15 April–19 June 2011
Riffs is the first large-scale exhibition in Germany of the work of Yto Barrada, whose photographs, films, publications, installations and sculptures engage with the peculiar situation of her hometown of Tangier, Morocco. With Yto Barrada, Deutsche Bank has elected a woman as “Artist of the Year” 2011 whose work has been closely involved with the political and social realities in North Africa for over a decade.
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