This article looks at French-Moroccan artist Yto Barrada’s artwork and her role at the Cinémathèque de Tanger (CdT) in response to the mutating cosmopolitanisms of contemporary Tangier, Morocco. The article focuses on her projects A Life Full of Holes: The Strait Project, Iris Tingitana, and “Palm Project” in relation to the tight border with Spain and the new focus on development in Tangier. The CdT, an artists’ project cofounded and currently directed by Barrada, is read as a response to questions posed by Barrada’s personal work and particularly within the context of the city’s contemporary development.
Holiday Powers; Yto Barrada: Tangier’s Changing Cosmopolitanisms. Nka 1 May 2011; 2011 (28): 130–139. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/10757163-1266738
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