L'œuvre Ba-Youssef et les tomates jaunes - Centre Pompidou

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Ba-Youssef et les tomates jaunes

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Crédit photographique : © Georges Meguerditchian - Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI /Dist. RMN-GP
© Yto Barrada

À propos de l'œuvre

Yto Barrada (1971 - )

Ba-Youssef et les tomates jaunes

2011

Epreuve chromogène

80 x 80 cm

Don de la Société des Amis du Musée national d’art moderne, 2012. Projet pour l'art contemporain 2011

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 2012-253

Description for the presentation 2012-2013 in the National Museum of Modern Art

The photography of Yto Barrada is closely linked to the town of Tangiers where the artist currently lives. From the end of the 1990s the artist in his series Le Détroit often uses metaphores to address some of the key issues, such as migration and urbanization, in the town. These two images belong to a series produced in 2011 around an education centre or “farm” located in a neighbourhood of Tangiers. This NGO aims to raise the awareness of the region’s school children on their environment through individual self-development and citizen empowerment. The images produced by Yto Barrada create...

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