Marrakech Biennale 2012: Selected Press and Texts

2012 Beyond the Landscape, or Agamben and the Impotentiality of Art, by Marta Jecu and Jose Manuel Gomes Pinto, Kritikos, vol.9
  The Marrakech Biennale's Radical Decontextualization of International Artworks Raises Cultural, and Curatorial Conflicts, by Tess Edmonson,, May 27
  Mudbricks in the Desert, by Ásgeir H. IngólfssonThe Reykjavik Grapevine, issue 5, May

The Marrakech Biennale: with changing times come changing perspectives, by Hina Machmood, Your Middle East, April 30
  Bienal de Marrakech2012 – I: Alto Atlas,, April 20
  La biennale de Marrakech, euronews, April 10
  Высокий Атлас, by Katia Sutton (translation from English by Elizabeth Bobryashovoy), Артхроника, April 3
  "Higher Atlas” 4 Bienal de Marrakech: Dejen que les entretengan, Camila y el Arte, April 2
  Knyttneven i Marrakesh, by Torunn Rasmussen, Radio Nova, April 2
  Le Maroc honore l’art contemporain à Marrakech
  Marrakech Drift, by Alex Freedman, Rhizome, March 22
  Moroccan Role, The Vogue blog, March 20
  Marrakech Biennale: Higher Atlas, by Philip Sinden, Nowness, March 18
  Higher Atlas: The Marrakech Biennale [4] in context, Camila y el Arte, March 18
  Contemporary art gives new life to a modernist ruin, by Kaelen Wilson-Goldie, The Daily Star, March 17

Morocco Modern, by Emilie Lemons, Glass, March 16

Månen over Marrakech, by Mari Lending, Morgenbladet, March 15
  Higher Atlas – Marrakech Biennale, René Habermacher, The STIMULEYE, March 14
  Marrakech Biennale: Foreigners dominate Moroccan art festival, BBC News, March 13
  Inspirierender Orient – Die vierte Kunst-Biennale in Marrakesch, by Stefanie Appel,, March 8
  L’Orient, source d’inspiration – La quatrième Biennale d’art de Marrakech, by Stefanie Appel,, March 8
  Barkow Leibinger Installation at Marrakech Biennale, bustler, March 8

Barkow Leibinger Installation at Marrakech Biennale, by Alexander Walter, Archinect, March 8
  Marrakech Biennale 4, by Kari Rittenbach, Frieze, March 8
  Center Stage, by Kaelen Wilson-Goldie, Artforum, March 8
  For Moroccans, Biennale Opened Some Secret Spaces, by Marlise Simons, IHT Rendezvous, March 8

Marrakech, the Biennale and two Bees, by Sadie Frost, Harper’s Bazaar, March 7

Marrakech Art Biennale: Higher Atlas, by Anna Jacobsen, stylesight, March 6

Marrakech Biennale, by Aaron Britt, dwell, March 6

Installation by Barkow Leibinger Architects at the Marrakech Biennale, by Lauren Ho, Wallpaper, March 6
  Higher Atlas: l’art en haute voltige, by Paola Frangieh, Le soir, March 5
  Following up with the Marrakech Biennial, by Alexander Forbe, Blouin Artinfo, March 5
  Culture with Rob Bound, by Round, Monocle 24 Radio, edition 21, March 5
  Maroc Biennale de Marrakech on 2M
  The Strand, by Louisa Buck, BBC World Service, March 5
  Embrouillamini Autour d’une vente d’œuvres de Honegger, by Alexandre Crochet, Le Quotidien de L’Art, March 5
  Bericht uit Marrakesh: On Geometry and Speculation, by Roos van Put,, March 5
  La gaia Biennale di Marrakech, by Luca Beatrice, il Giornale, March 4
  Bericht uit Marrakesh: Cyber Park & Koutoubia moskee, by Roos van Put,, March 4
  Bericht uit Marrakesh: Theatre Royal & Koutoubia moskee, by Roos van Put,, March 3

The Marrakech Biennale 2012, The View from Fez, March 2

Marrakech Biennale looks North, by Tom Devriendt, Africa is a Country, March 2

Bericht uit Marokko: de opening van de Marrakesh Biennale, by Roos van Put,, March 2

Marrakesh’s White Elephant Becomes an Art Star, by Marlise Simons, IHT Rendezvous, March 2

Vanessa Branson and the 4th Marrakech Biennale,, March 1

La Biennale de Marrakech 2012 by Made in Marrakech, March

Sta arrivando la primavera in Marocco?, by Martina Gambillara, Artribune, March

Report from Morocco, by W.J.T. Mitchell, Critical Inquiry, March

Marrakech Nights, by Kristin Studeman, Interview, March

La primavera di Marrakech, by Luca Beatrice, Max Magazine, March

Biennale Amid the Souks and the Arab Spring, by Marlise Simons, IHT Rendezvous, March 1

Marrakesh Biënnale: Geeft Marokko zich over?, by Hicham Khalidi, Kunstbeeld, March


Berliner Kunst orientiert sich gen Marrakesch, by Hans-Werner Marquardt, BZ, February 29

Luca Pozzi: an artist tied up in string theory, by Kat Austen, NewScientist, February 27

Une Biennale de proximité, by Paola Frangieh, Le soir, February 27

Culture : 4ème édition de la biennale de Marrakech à partir du 29 fevrier, EMarrakech, February 24

Carson Chan «Mettre en avant la diversité des expressions», by Amira Géhanne Khalfallah, Actuel, p.58, Februray 24

Marrakech à l’heure de sa Biennale, by Fatima-Ezzahra Saâdane, Les Échos, February 24

Une Biennale qui s’annonce bien!, by Julien Antinoff, Made in Marrakesh, February 24

Marrakech Biennale 2012, by Erin Schumaker, Departures, February 23

Mannfólkið er mitt áhugamál – Elín Hansdóttir talar fimm tungumál og býr nú í Marrakech, by Gunnar Guðbjörnsson, SMUGAN, February 19

Culture Fest: Marrakech Biennale, by Jez Smadja, Arise magazine, February 18

Portrait of an Artist: Younes Baba-Ali, by Jez Smadja, Arise magazine, February 18

Marrakech Biennale 2012, La Tribune de Marrakech, February 18

Biennale de Marrakech – voir le monde autrement, by Yasmina Lahlou, Simon Njami and Meriem Sebti, Diptyk, no. 14, February

4ème édition du 29 février au 4 mars 2012, pour voir la vie en ocre, Aufait, February 3

Marakes Bienali, Gencsanat Art Magazine, February

The Marrakech Biennale: Experiences of Contemporary Morocco, by Susanne Davies-Crook, Dazed & Confused, February

some like it hot, by Dean Kissick, i-D Magazine, January 24

Marrakech Preview, by Kaelen Wilson-Goldie, Artforum, January
Carson Chan talks to Alexander Forbes about how the Arab Spring has influenced exhibition making, by Alexander Forbes, Artinfo, December 12

Boldly Bringing New Art to Morocco, by Nicolai Hartvig, New York Times December 9

Vanessa Branson talks about Maroccean culture issues and traditions,, November 12

Sanfte Querulantin, by Kristine Bilkau, FT Germany, November

Six of the best biennales, British Airways Highlife, November

Carson Chan, (interview) by Silvia Franceschini, Klat Magazine Blog, October

Marrakech Biennial at Art Basel 42