Published by JRP|Ringier. Edited by Lionel Bovier, Clément Dirié. Text by Jean-François Chevrier, Juan Goytisolo, Marie Muracciole, Sina Najafi.
French-Moroccan artist Yto Barrada (born 1971) explores postcolonial history and contemporary geopolitical shifts from a non-western perspective, with a particular focus on her hometown of Tangiers. In 2004 she won recognition for her photographic series A Life Full of Hopes--The Strait Project. This volume provides a retrospective of her films, installations, sculptures and publications.
Published by Hatje Cantz. Text by Okwui Enwezor, Friedhelm Hütte, Marie Muracciole, Daniel Soutif.
A rapidly expanding city with millions of inhabitants, Tangiers is rich in tensions between east and west, and its location in the Straits of Gibraltar only heightens its ambiguous status. Yto Barrada (born 1971) speculates on the political and cultural precariousness of her adopted city in films, photographs and installations.