Photographer Yto Barrada
Featured Speaker of the Third Annual Arnold Newman Lecture Series
Thursday, October 20, 2011
6 – 7 p.m.
Join Moroccan and French artist Yto Barrada, who will present the third annual Arnold Newman lecture series. Based in Tangier, Morocco, Barrada is known for creating artworks that explore the subtle borders that separate people, countries, and cultures. Her books include A Life Full of Holes: The Strait Project: (1998-2004) and the newly published Riffs.
Barrada is the director and co-founder of the Cinematheque de Tanger. Her photographs and videos have been shown at the Museum of Modern Art and the 2007 and 2011 Venice Biennale. She was awarded Deutsche Bank Artist of the Year in 2011.
The Arnold Newman lecture series on contemporary photography is made possible with generous funding from the Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation. The series features leading contemporary photographers discussing issues in the medium today.
$15; $10 MIA members, free to members of the Photography and New Media Affinity Group
To reserve tickets, call (612) 870-6323 or reserve tickets online »
Image: Yto Barrada, Family Tree, sunprinted on the wall, 2005. Courtesy of Sfeir Semler-Hamburg
Beirut and Galerie Polaris