Opening week Program

24 - 28 February, 2016
Main Program
* Partner and Parallel Programs


Wednesday 24 February

15:00-18:00 Opening Ceremony - Palais El Bahia
16:30 Main Exhibition Tour at Palais El Bahia with curator Reem Fadda and assistant curator Ilaria Conti
18:00-19:00 “3600” Performance by Radouan Mriziga – Palais El Badii
19:00 Vernissage exhibition by Larbi Cherkaoui – Dar Cherifa *

Thursday 25 February
11:00 “NOT NEW NOW” - Curatorial Talk with Reem Fadda - La Mamounia
13:00-16:00 “The Book of Exile” Performance by Sandi Hilal & Alessandro Petti – Citernes de la Koutoubia
13:15-17:00 “Victoria Dearest” Performance by Rayyane Tabet (The performance will repeat 4 times / at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm) – Pavillon de la Menara
16:00-17:30 Vernissage – Parallel Projects – L’Blassa *
16:00 Main Exhibition Tour - Dar Si Saïd
16:00 Street Art Sunset Party - Attollo - Café des Epices *
16:00-16:20 and 17:30-17:50 “Toi, un coquelicot - Un coquelicot, moi aussi” Performance by Megumi Matsubara and Marine Chesnais (music by Clovis Lemée) - Palais El Badii
16:00-17:00 “Inside Ahmed Bouanani’s Library” Improvised Talk by Juan Asís Palao Gómez - Palais El Bahia
17:00 Vernissage KE’CH collective – KE’CH swap2016 – Riad Laarouss *
18:00 “Le Départ…” - Performance by Chourouk Hriech – Dar Cherifa *
18:00-19:00 “3600” - Performance by Radouan Mriziga – Palais El Badii
18:00 Opening group exhibition “Global Wonderland” - Jnane Tamsna * Stephan Kaluza, Jean Y.Klein, Andy Denzler, Mark Wolf, Cornelia Schleime, SEO

Friday 26 February
11:00-12:30 Curatorial Talk on his project for MB6: "Memory Games: Ahmed Bouanani” with Omar Berrada - La Mamounia
13:00-16:00 “The Book of Exile” Performance by Sandi Hilal & Alessandro Petti – Citernes de la Koutoubia
13:15-17:00 “Dearest Victoria” Performance by Rayyane Tabet (The performance will repeat 4 times / at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm) – Pavillon de la Menara
15:00 “Urban Songline” – Performance by Allard Van Hoorn – Bab Nkob *
16:00-18:00 Performance by Hicham Bellaghzal (also 4, 11 and 18 March) - Café Clock *
16:00-16:20 and 17:30-17:50 “Toi, un coquelicot - Un coquelicot, moi aussi” Performance by Megumi Matsubara and Marine Chesnais (music by Clovis Lemée) - Palais El Badii
16:00-17:00 “Inside Ahmed Bouanani’s Library” Improvised Talk by Juan Asís Palao Gómez - Palais El Bahia
18:00 Mahi Binebine et Najia Mehadji Inauguration of the Musée d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech *
From 18h00 Gallery Night : Galleries within Marrakech will be open late, hosting vernissages in the presence of artists. For a full list, see our partner projects information. *
19:00 Opening by Institut Français - Dar Denise Masson and L’Blassa *
18:00-19:00 “3600” Performance by Radouan Mriziga – Palais El Badii
21:00 Projection “The Sky Trembles and the Earth is Afraid and the Two Eyes are Not Brothers” Ben Rivers – Cinema Colisée (free entrance) *

Saturday 27 February
10:30 Presentation of workshop Typographic Matchmaking In the Maghrib - Huda Smitshuijzen et Brahim Boucheikha - ESAV *
10:30 Conference “Construire une collection d’art contemporain au Maroc” Moderator: Touria Glaoui (1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair) - Dar Cherifa *
11:45 Conference “Un état des lieux de la photographie au Maroc” Moderator: Touria Glaoui (1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair) - Dar Cherifa *
12h30 “Le Départ…” Performance by Chourouk Hriech – ESAV *
13:00-16:00 “The Book of Exile” Performance by Sandi Hilal & Alessandro Petti – Citernes de la Koutoubia
13:15-17:00 “Victoria Dearest” Performance by Rayyane Tabet (The performance will repeat 4 times / at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm) – Pavillon de la Menara
15:00 “Urban Songline” – Performance by Allard Van Hoorn – Bab Nkob *
16:00-16:20 and 17:30-17:50 “Toi, un coquelicot - Un coquelicot, moi aussi” Performance by Megumi Matsubara and Marine Chesnais (music by Clovis Lemée) - Palais El Badii
16:00-17:00 “Inside Ahmed Bouanani’s Library” Improvised Talk by Juan Asís Palao Gómez - Palais El Bahia
18:00-20:00 “Conjured Geographies” Sound performance by Tarek Atoui – Palais El Bahia

Sunday 28 February
11:00 “Empreinte” Vernissage group exhibition – Musée de la Palmeraie *
13:00-16:00 “The Book of Exile” Performance by Sandi Hilal & Alessandro Petti – Citernes de la Koutoubia
16:00 Opening “8 Days / 8 Words / 8 Pictures” exhibition by Bendix Bauer – Riad Anayela*
16:00-17:00 “Inside Ahmed Bouanani’s Library” Improvised Talk by Juan Asís Palao Gómez - Palais El Bahia
18:00-20:00 “Conjured Geographies” Soud performance by Tarek Atoui – Palais El Bahia

Monday 29 February
18:00 Mourakouch “La terre de dieux” – Video and live performance by Céline Croze - L’Blassa*