Album Cinémathèque de Tanger

Album is a short illustrated history of film in Tangier, and of Tangier on film, told through the stories and archives of the Cinémathèque de Tanger, North Africa’s first art house cinema.

Translated into English, French, Arabic, Spanish and Catalan.
Edited by Omar Berrada and Yto Barrada.
With contributions by Philippe Azoury, Ahmed Boughaba, Edgardo Cozarinsky, Carles Guerra, Bouchra Khalili and Luc Santé. Published by the Librairie des Colonnes (Tangier) and La Virreina Centre de la Imatge (Barcelona). With the generous support of Prince Claus Fund, Fonds de dotation agnès b., Jeu de Paume, Anna Lindh Foundation.

This project has been co-ordinated by Ninetofive.

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Mengele’s Skull: The Rise of Forensic Aesthetics

Mengele’s Skull: The Rise of Forensic Aesthetics

MENGELE’S SKULL
The Advent of a Forensic Aesthetics
Portikus, Frankfurt
February 4, 2012 – May 6, 2012

Hito Steyerl
Thomas Keenan & Eyal Weizman
Paulo Tavares
curated by Anselm Franke

The exhibition Mengele’s Skull is structured around a specially commissioned book of the same title co-authored by Thomas Keenan and Eyal Weizman. Artist and filmmaker Hito Steyerl has been commissioned to respond to the proposition laid out in this book. Next to major new works by Hito Steyerl, this exhibition presents documentary and source materials.

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1979 A Monument to Radical Instants in ARTFORUM BEST OF 2011!

This December, Artforum invited preeminent artists, critics and curators from near and far to cast an expert eye on the year in art. Twelve contributors count down their top ten highlights of 2011.
Manuel Borja-Villel, director of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid went for 1979 A Monument to Radical Instants within his best of 2011!

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Oh Perejaume, if only you could see the mountain of works around you, you wouldn’t do any new ones!

Guixar amb el Pirineu (Drawing with the Pyrenees), 1999-2011

“Oh Perejaume, if only you could see the mountain of works around you, you wouldn’t do any new ones!” is no conventional retrospective, in spite of the collection bringing together around two hundred works which have all been written over the past twenty years, neither is it just another exhibition, it is more of a reflection on the purpose, limits and destiny of art in face of the excesses, accumulation and laziness of so many works; not for Perejaume, since the early 1990s, he has incessantly voiced the need for un-painting, for undoing, for un-drawing and for restoring the words and images to their original place in order to rehabilitate our relationship with the world.

Exhibition from 25 October 2011 – 26 February 2012 at La Pedrera
Curated by Martí Peran
Exhibition design by Mizien
Exhibition catalogue by Estudi gràfic Jordi Ortiz – Patxi Solà

Production for Perejaume by Ninetofive

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Coming Soon!! Cinémathèque de Tanger at La Virreina

Since it opened in 2007, the Cinémathèque de Tanger has become a pre-eminent cultural institution in the Maghreb. From July to December, La Virreina Centre de la Imatge welcomes the Cinémathèque with a film programme and a book published in five languages. The charm of Tangier as a legendary international city, a source of geopolitical interest and at the same time a meeting point between the Arab world and Europe is captured in the heart of Barcelona’s Raval neighbourhood.

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