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Yto Barrada’s “Agadir”

THE BARBICAN CENTRE, London

View of Yto Barrada's "Agadir" at The Curve, Barbican Centre, London, 2018.
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Mitch Speed

Just before midnight on February 29, 1960, an earthquake hit the Moroccan city of Agadir, killing between 12,000 and 15,000 people—roughly a third of the city’s population. As many were injured; at least 35,000 were left homeless. Yto Barrada’s “Agadir,” in The Curve gallery at London’s Barbican Centre, invokes the... continue reading
iQhiya, Monday, 2017.
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Mitch Speed

In the basement of a former Berlin crematorium, a small brass instrument sputters and hisses. The sculpture—Vartan Avakian’s Composition With A Recurring Sound (2016)—could be the baby cousin to a trumpet or saxophone. It is also the closest this group exhibition about rhythm gets to danceability. No surprise there. SAVVY... continue reading

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