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Marrakech Before Paris Event 2015

NOVEMBER 5 to 8, 2015

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This year, Marrakech Before Paris welcomes the renown Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama, as our second visiting artist. Moriyama received the Infinity Award for Lifetime Achievement from the International Center of Photography in New York and has been the subject of numerous exhibitions internationally. Participating in the official program will be an international team of curators and scholars from the Tate Modern, London; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the American Institute for Maghrib Studies, Tucson; Le Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris; Le Musée Mohammed VI d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Rabat; as well as other participants.

Cette année “Marrakech Before Paris” accueille, comme artiste à l’honneur, le photographe japonais de renom Daido Moriyama. Moriyama a reçu l’Infinity Award pour l’ensemble de son œuvre de l’International Center of Photography à New York, et son travail a fait l’objet de nombreuses expositions à l’échelle internationale. Nous accueillons également des chercheurs et conservateurs issus entre autres du Tate Modern, Londres; du Musée des Beaux-Arts de Houston; de l’Institut Américain des études Maghrébines, Tucson; du Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris; du Musée Mohammed VI d ‘Art Moderne et Contemporain de Rabat.

ستحتفي دورة هذا العام لملتقى “مراكش قبل باريس” بالمصور الياباني الشهير دايدو مورياما كفنان زائر. حصل مورياما على جائزة إنفينيتي لإنجاز العمر من المركز الدولي للتصوير في نيويورك، وكان موضوع العديد من المعارض الدولية. وسيشارك في هذا الملتقى فريق دولي من أمناء المتاحف وأخصائيين من مختلف المتاحف و المؤسسات العالمية كالتيت مودرن بلندن، متحف الفنون الجميلة بهيوستن، المعهد الأمريكي للدراسات المغاربية بتوكسون، متحف الفنون الحديثة بباريس و متحف محمد السادس للفنون الحديثة والمعاصرة بالرباط.

Schedule

THURSDAY 5TH NOVEMBER

9:00 am – 1:00 pm at Sofitel.
Welcoming participants and guests

3:00 pm – 5 :00 pm at ESAV
Daido Moriyama meeting Moroccan students

7: 30 pm – 9:00 pm at Sofitel.
Opening of “My Morocco, My India”, Exhibition by Jaimal Odedra

FRIDAY 6TH NOVEMBER

(Education Program)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Sofitel.
CURATING AN EXHIBITION
With Anne Tucker, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
and Carol Squiers, The International Center for Photography, New York
Free / Max.seats: 50 / Signing up participants

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Sofitel.
CONSTRUCTING A CV AS AN ARTIST
With Ursula Schulz-Dornburg, Artist, Düsseldorf
and Kerry Adams, The American Institute for Maghrib Studies, Tucson
Free / Max. seats: 50 / Signing up participants

(Optional program based on subscription)
9:30 am – 10:00 am
Meeting at the lobby of Sofitel

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Visiting art galleries and artists studios

12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Visiting Berber Museum
Jardins Majorelle Foundation

7:00 pm – 09:00 pm at Badii Palace.
Opening of “Marrakech: Shooting Light”, Exhibition by Daido Moriyama

SATURDAY 7TH NOVEMBER

10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Sofitel.
GLOBALIZATION AND ART
With Simon Baker, Tate Modern, London
Abdelaziz Idrissi, Musée Mohammed VI d’Art Moderne et Contemporain
Emmanuelle de L’Écotais, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Carol Squiers, The International Center for Photography, New York
and Anne Tucker, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Sofitel.
DAIDO, HIS WORK, HIS LIFE
A CONVERSATION WITH DAIDO MORIYAMA
With Simon Baker, Tate Modern, London

SUNDAY 8TH NOVEMBER

10:00 am – 11:30 am at Sofitel.
Brunch and informal reception with Daido Moriyama