YTO BARRADA

Born 1971, Paris
Lives and works in New York

Galerie Polaris, Paris 
Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg and Beirut
Pace Gallery, New York, London

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
. Yto Barrada: The Dye Garden, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, Sept. 25 - Dec. 22, 2019
. Yto Barrada with guest artist Bettina: The Power of Tow Suns, LMCC's Arts Center at Governor's Island, New York, Sept. 19 - Oct. 31, 2019
. Paste Papers, Pace, New York, Sept. 14 - Dec. 20, 2019
. Double Skin, Casa Barragán, Mexico City, June 22 - September 8, 2019
. Yto Barrada: Moi je suis la langue et vous êtes les dents, Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon, February 8 - May 6, 2019

2018
. Klaatu Barrada Nikto, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, June 1 - December 2, 2018
. Yto Barrada: The Dye Garden, American Academy in Rome, May 10 - July 8, 2018
. How to Do Nothing with Nobody All Alone by Yourself, Pace Gallery, Pace/MacGill Gallery, and Pace African and Oceanic Art, New York, April 5 - May 5, 2018
. Yto Barrada: Agadir, Barbican Centre, The Curve, London, February 7 - May 20, 2018

2016
. Faux Guide, The Power Plant, Oct. 15, 2016 - Jan. 2, 2017     
. Yto Barrada, M- Museum Leuven, Sept. 30, 2016 - Jan. 17, 2017       
. The Sample book, Secession, Vienne, Sept. 8 - Nov. 1, 2016  
. Yto Barrada, Tabakalera, San Sebastian, Jul. 8 - Oct. 9, 2016  
. Faux Guide, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Beirut, May 26 - Aug. 23, 2016

2015
. Faux Guide, Carré d'art, Nîmes, Oct. 16, 2015 - Mar. 13, 2016
. Faux Guide, Pace Gallery London, Jun. 26 - Aug. 8, 2015
. Salon Marocain, Fondation Serralves, Porto, Jun. 10 - Sep. 20, 2015

2014   
. Study #7. Wallpaper - Tangier, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, Jun. 13 - Aug. 2, 2014
. Before Our Eyes : Other Cartographies of the Rif, MACBA, Barcelone, Jan. 24 - May 18, 2014


2013
. How architects, experts, politicians, international agencies and citizens negotiate modern planning, Casablanca Chandigarh, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, Nov. 26, 2013 - Apr. 20, 2014

. An Album: Cinémathèque Tangier - A project by Yto Barrada, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Nov. 21, 2013 - May 18, 2014

. La courte échelle (ou l’échelle des voleurs), Studio Fotokino, Marseille, Jul. 6 - Jul. 28, 2013
. La courte-échelle, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg, Sep. 5 - Oct. 26, 2013

2012
. Riffs, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zurich, Dec. 1, 2012 - Feb. 10, 2013
. 
Riffs, MACRO, Roma, Sep. 20 - Nov. 11, 2012 

. Mobilier Urbain, Pace Gallery, London, May 23 - Jul. 13, 2012

. Riffs, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, May 16 - Jul. 8, 2012

. Riffs, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Mar. 18 - Apr. 22, 2012

2011
. Riffs, Wiels, Brussels, Sept. 24 - Dec. 31, 2011

. Riffs, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Apr. 15 - Jun. 19, 2011

2010
. Yto Barrada, Centre de la Photographie, Geneva, Sept. 9 - Oct. 28, 2010

. Play, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Beirut, Apr. 22 - Jul. 10, 2010

. A Modest Proposal, L’Appartement 22, Rabat, Jan. 15 - Feb. 14, 2010

2009
. Yto Barrada and Hala Elkoussy, Göteborgs Konsthall, Göteborg, Jan. 24 - Apr. 5, 2009

2007
. 
Iris Tingitana, la botanique du pouvoir, Galerieofmarseille, Marseille, Oct. 6 - Dec. 15, 2007
. Iris Tingitana, la botanique du pouvoir, Galerie Polaris, Paris, Sep. 29 - Oct. 30, 2007

2006
. A Life Full of Holes, The Strait Project, The Kitchen, New York, Apr. 7 - May 20, 2006

. A Life Full of Holes, The Strait Project, Jeu de Paume, Paris, Hôtel de Sully, Mar. 31 - Jun. 11, 2006

2005
. A Life Full of Holes, The Strait Project, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Sep. 26 - Oct. 22, 2005

. A Life Full of Holes, The Strait Project, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, Feb. 12, 2005- Apr. 2, 2005

2004
. A Life Full of Holes, The Strait Project, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Jun. 27 - Aug. 22, 2004

2003
. A Life Full of Holes, The Strait Project, Galerie Polaris, Paris, May 15 - Jul. 8, 2003


2001
. A Life Full of Holes, The Strait Project, Galerie Delacroix, Tangier, Apr. 27 - May 27, 2001

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
. When Home Won't Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art, ICA Boston, Oct. 23, 2019 - Jan. 26, 2020
. Words are Very Unnecessary, The Arter Collection, Istanbul, Sept. 13, 2019 - Aug. 3, 2020
. The Warmth of Other Suns, The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C., Jun. 22 - Sept. 22, 2019

2018
. Platforms: Collections and Commissions, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Nov. 15 2018 - Aug. 25, 2019
. 12th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Sept. 7 - Nov. 11, 2018
. La Salon Géologique, Villa Sauber, Monaco, Apr. 20 - Oct. 28, 2018

2017
. Performa 17, New York, Nov. 1 - Nov. 19, 2017
. NOW, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Oct. 28, 2017 - 18 Feb. 2018
. I am you, you are too, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Sept. 7, 2017 - Mar. 1 2020
. A Thousand Roaring Beasts: Display Devices for a Critical Modernity, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, Oct. 20 2017 - Mar. 4, 2018
. La Vie simple – Simplement la vie / Songs of Alienation, Fondation Vincent Van Gogh, Arles, Oct. 7 2017- Apr. 2 2018
. Bilingual Document, Mucem Marseille, Jul. 7 2017 - Apr. 13 2018
. The Restless Earth, Triennale di Milano, Milan, Apr. 28 - Aug. 20, 2017
. Le Jardin des métamorphoses, Centre Pompidou Metz, Mar. 18 - Aug. 28, 2017
. Antarctic Biennale, Antarctica, Mar. 17 -28, 2017
. Sharjah Biennal 13, Mar. 10 - Jun. 12, 2017
. The Thickness of Time, Locus, Athens, Jan. 20 - Mar. 4, 2017

2016
. House of Commons, Portikus, Dec. 3, 2016 - Jan. 29, 2017
. Ovni, Objectif Video Nice, Nov. 30 - Dec. 4, 2016
. In the carpet, IFA Gallery, Stuttgart, Oct. 28 - Dec. 12, 2016
. Objets indociles (supplément à la vie de Thérèse Rivière), Prix Marcel Duchamp 2016, Centre Pompidou, Oct. 19, 2016 - Feb. 20, 2017
. Unravelled, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Sept. 7 - Nov. 13, 2016
. Manifesta 11, European Biennal of Contemporary Art, Zurich, Jun. 11 - Sep. 18, 2016  
. Playground, São Paulo Museum of Art (MASP), São Paulo, Mar. 18 - Jul. 24, 2016             
. Not New Now, 6e Biennale de Marrakech, Marrakech, Feb. 24 - May. 8, 2016
           
2015
. Histoires Paralléles, Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain, Nov. 21, 2015 - Feb. 7, 2016
. La Vie Moderne, 13e Biennale de Lyon, Sep. 10, 2015 - Jan. 3, 2016       
. When There is Hope, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Jun. 19 - Sep.13, 2015
. Atopolis, Wiels, Mons, Jun. 13 - Oct. 18, 2015        
. Crossovers - A Filmic Exploration Of History, Stories And Human Remains, Art Hub, Shanghai, Jun. 14 - Aug. 16, 2015              
. Poetics of Relation, Perez Art Museum, Miami, May 29 - Oct. 18, 2015  
. Playing future, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Apr. 27 - Sep. 13, 2015   
. Gallery 3010, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut, Apr. 2 - Aug. 1, 2015
. Scenes for a New Heritage, Museum of Modern Art, New York, Mar. 8 - Apr. 11, 2015

2014      
. Propos D'Europe 13: Le Musée D'une Nuit (Script for Leaving Traces), Fondation Hippocrene and David Roberts Art Foundation, Paris, Oct. 3, 2014 - Dec. 20, 2014
. Here and Elsewhere, New Museum, New York, Jul. 16, 2014 - Sep. 28, 2014
. Une histoire, art, architecture et design, des années 80 à aujourd’hui, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Jul. 2, 2014 - Jan. 11, 2016
. El Teatro del Mundo, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Jun. 12, 2014 - Sep. 28, 2014
. Parle pour toi, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, Apr. 22, 2014 - Jul. 4, 2014
. Universo Video. La Magia de las Imagenes, Laboral, Centro de Arte y Creacion Industrial, Gijón, Apr. 11, 2014 - Jul. 6, 2014

2013   
. Mom Am I a Barbarian?, 13th Istanbul Biennial, Sep. 14 - Oct. 20, 2013     
. Le noir et le bleu, Mucem, Jun. 7, 2013 - Jan. 6, 2014    
. New Acquisitions in Photography, XL : 19, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, May. 10, 2013 - Jan. 6, 2014
. If You Were to Live Here, 5th Auckland Triennial, May. 10 - Aug. 11, 2013   
. The Child, the City and the Artist, Schmela Haus, Düsseldorf, Apr. 19 - Sep. 15, 2013
. The Spirit of Utopia, The Whitechapel Gallery, London, Apr. 4 - Sep. 5, 2013   
. Les voyages parallèles, Mairie de Neuilly-sur-Marne, Mar. 19 - Apr. 27, 2013              
. Every Day Matters, Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen, Mar. 15 - Jun. 14, 2013
. Roll over, Reflections on Documentary, after Richard Leacock, Temporary Gallery, Köln, Feb. 9 - Apr. 21, 2013
. Ici, ailleurs, La Belle de Mai, Marseille, Jan. 12 - Mar. 13, 2013

2012
. Light from The Middle East, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, Nov. 13, 2012 - Apr. 7, 2013
. Préfiguration de l’exposition Le Noir et le Bleu, Mucem, Marseille, Nov. 4, 2012- Dec. 13, 2012
. FIAC Hors Les Murs, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, Oct. 24, 2012- Oct. 27, 2012
. Fruits de la Passion, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Oct. 17, 2012 - Feb. 9, 2013
. Six Lines of Flight, Shifting Geographies in Contemporary Art, SF MOMA, San Francisco, Sep. 15 - Dec. 31, 2012
. Catch Phrases and the Powers of Language, Kunsthaus Baselland, Sep. 15 - Oct. 9, 2012
. When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, Sep. 13, 2012- Dec. 1, 2012
. Conditions of a Moment, Hordaland Art Center, Bergen, Norway, Aug. 31 - Oct. 21, 2012
. Unfinished Journeys, Copenhagen Art Festival, Kunstforeningen GLSTRAND, Copenhagen, Aug. 24 - Nov. 11, 2012
. Mind the System, Find the Gap, Z33 House for Contemporary Art, Hasselt, Jun. 2 - Sep. 30, 2012
. Intense Proximité, Triennale Palais de Tokyo, Paris, Apr. 20 - Aug. 26, 2012
. Survival Techniques : Narratives of Resistance, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Apr. 13 - Jul.1, 2012
. Curator’s Series #5. Bouvard and Pécuchet’s Compendious Quest for Beauty, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, Apr. 5 - Jun. 9, 2012
. I Decided Not to Save the World, SALT Beyoglu, Istanbul, in collaboration with Tate Modern Gallery, Mar. 20 - May 20, 2012
. Enduring Value? Cooperation > Springerin, Kunsthaus, Bregenz, Feb. 4 - Apr. 9, 2012
. Abstract Possible: The Stockholm Synergies, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Jan. 12 - Apr. 22, 2012

2011
. You Have Been There, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, Dec. 11, 2011 - Jan. 21, 2012
. I Decided Not to Save the World, Tate Modern, London, in collaboration with Salt Istanbul, Nov. 4, 2011 - Jan. 8, 2012
. Living Document/ Naked Reality, Towards an Archival Cinema, ICA, Philadelphia, Nov. 1, 2011 - Mar. 4, 2012
. Until it Makes Sense, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, Oct. 15 - Dec. 15, 2011
. Mapping Subjectivity : Experimentation in Arab Cinema from the 1960s to Now, Part II, MoMA, New York, Oct. 5 - Oct. 23, 2011
. ILLUMInations, 54th Venice Biennale, Arsenale, Venezia, Sep. 19 - Nov. 27, 2011

2010
. Dress Codes : The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, International Center of Photography, New York, Oct. 2, 2010 - Jan. 17, 2011
. The Future of Tradition - the Tradition of Future, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Sep. 17, 2010- Jan. 9, 2011
. Marrakech à Palerme, Une proposition pour l’articulation d’oeuvres et de lieux, Riso Museum of Contemporary Art, Palermo, Jul. 10 - Nov. 28, 2010
. Uneven Geographies, Art and Globalisation, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, May 8 - Jul. 4, 2010
. VidéoStudio, New Work from France, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, Apr. 1 - Jun. 27, 2010
. Project Europa : Imagining the (Im)Possible, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida, Feb. 7 - May 9, 2010

2009
. DisOrientation II, The Rise and Fall of Arab Cities, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi, Nov. 22, 2009 - Feb. 20, 2010
. Une proposition pour l’Articulation d’oeuvres et de lieux, 3e édition, Biennale Internationale, AIM Festival, Marrakech, Nov. 19, 2009 - Jan.19, 2010
. elles@centrepompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, May 27, 2009 - Feb. 21, 2010
. Transmission Interrupted, Modern Art Oxford, Apr. 18 - Jun. 21, 2009
. stand BIDOUN, Art Dubai, Bastakiya Art Fair, Dubai, Mar. 18 - Mar. 21, 2009
. Continental Rifts : Contemporary Time-Based Works of Africa, Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, Feb. 22 - Jun. 14, 2009
. Face of our Time, SF MOMA, Jan. 31 - Apr. 26, 2009

2008
. Of Peoples and Places, University Museum of Contemporary Art, Amherst, Sep. 24 - Dec. 4, 2008
. Snap Judgments, New Positions in Contemporary African Photography, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Jun. 27 - Sep. 30, 2008
. Memphis Brooks Art Museum, Memphis, Mar. 1 - May 25, 2008
. All-Inclusive, A Tourist World, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Jan. 30 - May 4, 2008

2007
. Think with the Senses - Feel with the Mind, 52th Venice Biennale, Venezia, Jun. 10, 2007- Nov. 21, 2007
. Port City: On Exchange and Mobility, Arnolfini, Bristol, Sep. 15, 2007- Nov. 11, 2007
. Africa Remix, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, Jun. 24, 2007- Sep. 30, 2007
. Brave New Worlds, Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, Oct. 4, 2007- Feb. 17, 2008
. The Maghreb Connection, Movements of Life Across North Africa, TownHouse Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cairo, Nov. 4, 2007- Nov. 28, 2007
. Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Oct. 12, 2007- Jun. 1, 2008
. Juicios instantáneos. Nuevas posiciones en la fotografía contemporánea, Museo Tamayo, Mexico, Feb. 14, 2007- May 6, 2007

2006
. The Unhomely, Sevilla Photographers’ Gallery, BIACS 2 Seville Biennial, Oct. 26, 2006- Jan. 15, 2007
. Africa Remix, Contemporary Art of a Continent, Mori Art Museum, Japan, May 27, 2006- Aug. 31, 2006
. Africa Remix, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Oct. 14, 2006- Jan. 14, 2007
. 59°54’49”N - 10°43’44”E Meeting Point, Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Oct. 14, 2005- Jan. 1, 2006
. Snap Judgments : New Positions in Contemporary African Photography, ICP, New York, Mar. 10- May 28, 2006
. Cinémathèque de Tanger, Explorations in Film & Video, The Photographer’s Gallery, London, Sep. 29, 2006- Nov. 26, 2006

2005
. Premieres, MoMA, New York, Nov. 21, 2004- Jan. 31, 2005
. Africa Remix, Contemporary Art of a Continent, Hayward Gallery, South Bank Center
. Africa Remix, Centre Pompidou, Paris, May 25, 2015- Aug. 8, 2005


2004

. Africa Remix, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Jul. 24, 2004- Nov. 7, 2004
. Fabriques de l’Image, Villa Médicis, Rome, Jun. 3, 2004- Jul. 31, 2004
. Tour-isms, The Defeat of Dissent, Fundacio Antoni Tapiès, Barcelona, May 15, 2004- Aug. 29, 2004

2003
. Travelling, CPIF, Pontault Combault, Sep. 26, 2003- Dec. 21, 2003
. Strangers: First Triennial Exhibition of Photography and Video, ICP, New York, Sep. 13, 2003- Nov. 30, 2003
. Art Köln, Stand Polaris, Oct. 29, 2003- Nov. 2, 2003
. Yto Barrada, Andrea Blum, Galerie Polaris, Paris, May 15, 2003- Jul. 8, 2003
. Global Detail, Noorderlicht Foto Festival, JB Groningen, Sep. 7, 2003- Oct. 19, 2003
. Un Quintet pour Demain, Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, Jan. 16, 2003- Mar. 1, 2003

2002
. in capital letters, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Sep. 28, 2002- Nov. 17, 2002
. Biennale de Turin, BIG, Fondation Pistoletto, Torino, 04.19 - 05.19
. Casa Camouflage, Observatorio #1, Brussels
. Centre Régional de la Photographie, Douchy-les-Mines

2001
. Des Territoires, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, Oct. 9, 2001- Dec. 30, 2001

BOOKS AND CARD GAMES

2019
. Yto Barrada: Moi je suis la langue et vous êtes les dents, Calouste Gulbenkian
. Vitamin T: Threads and Textiles in Contemporary Art, Phaidon

2018
. Yto Barrada: Tree Identification For Beginners, Pace
. Yto Barrada: Agadir, The Barbican
. Destination Art: 500 Artworks Worth the Trip, Phaidon

2017
. A Thousand Roaring Beasts: Display Devices for a Critical Modernity, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo

2016
. A Guide to Trees: For Governors and Gardeners / A Guide to Fossils: For Forgers and Foreigners, Walther König
. A Guide to Fossils: For Forgers and Foreigners, Walther König
. The Sample Book, Secession
. The Animal Spring, card game, Wiels

2013
. Yto Barrada, Monograph, JRP|Ringier

2012
. Album, Cinémathèque de Tanger, ed. Ajuntament de Barcelona; La Virreina; La librairie des colonnes

2011
. A Guide To Trees for Governors and Gardeners, Deutsche Guggenheim
. Riffs, Exhibition Catalogue, Walther Koenig

2005
. A Life Full of Holes/ The Strait Project, published by Autograph ABP, London

2004
. Fais un fils et jette-le à la mer, with Anaïs Masson and Maxence Rifflet, published by Sujet/ Objet

                
PRIZES

. 2019, Roy R. Neuberger Prize, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase
. 2016, Best Short Film Tiger Award for Faux Départ, Rotterdam Film Festival
. 2015, Abraaj Group Art Prize
. 2013, Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography, Peabody Museum
. 2011, Artist of the year 2011, Deutsche Bank

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Fondation Walther
International Center of Photography
Pérez Art Museum
Tate Modern
Victoria and Albert Museum
Kunsthalle Basel
Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou
Fond National d’Art Contemporain
Fondation Louis Vuitton
Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien (MUMOK)
Fondation François Pinault
Musée de la Photographie Charleroi
Cinémathèque de Tanger
Canadian Centre for Architecture
Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo Internacional
Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves