The Serpentine Gallery Garden Marathon was the sixth in the Gallery's acclaimed Marathon series. This two-day event explored the concept of the garden.
Yto Barrada (born 1971 in Paris) lives and works in Tangier, Morocco. Recent photography and film exhibitions include MoMA, New York (2011); Witte de With, Rotterdam (2004); SFMOMA, San Francisco (2009); The Kitchen, New York (2011) and 52nd and 54th Venice Biennale (2007, 2011). Books include A Life Full of Holes - The Strait Project (2005). Barrada is the 2011 Deutsche Bank artist of the year. Her exhibition Riffs premiered at Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, and is currently at WIELS, Brussels (travelling to Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zürich and the Renaissance Society, Chicago). She is the cofounder and director of the Cinémathèque de Tanger.
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