Yto Barrada

Yto Barrada, Artist, Brooklyn/Tanger, USA/Morocco

Yto Barrada (Paris, 1971) is an artist recognized for her multidisciplinary investigations of cultural phenomena and historical narratives. Engaging with archival practices and public interventions, Barrada’s installations uncover subaltern histories and celebrate everyday ways of reclaiming autonomy.

Her work has been exhibited by Tate Modern, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Renaissance Society, the Walker Art Center, the Whitechapel Gallery and The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. She is the founding director of the Cinémathèque de Tanger (Cinéma RIF). Barrada is currently setting up The Mothership, Tangier, an eco-feminist research centre and residency centred around a dye garden.