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Professional Days - BIC 2022
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Brandon Gercara, Lipsync, 2019. Performance.

5th International Biennale of Casablanca

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1st part

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17 Nov - 17 Dec 2022

 

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PROFESSIONAL DAYS 

17-20 Nov 2022

 

 

Thursday 17 November

 

The American Arts Center

2 Khalil Matrane (ex Balzac)

Casablanca 

 

18h30-21h00: Inauguration of the 5th Internationale Biennale of Casablanca 

 

In the presence of artists Brahim BenkiraneAmira HanafiEmilia IzquierdoElias MendelGideon Mendel, and curators Christine Eyene and Juste Constant Onana Amougui

 

With a performance by Brandon Gercara and a sound performance by Bobby Brim

 

Followed by a cocktail and DJ set

 

Friday 18 November

 

 

Musée de la Fondation Abderrahman Slaoui

12 rue du Parc

Casablanca

 

14h00-15h00: Conversation between Christine Eyene and Syham Weigant around the notions of nomadism, displacement, diasporic experiences, and cultural crossings, inspired by the theme of the Trans-Saharan Routes exhibition

(In French and English)

The American Arts Center

2 Khalil Matrane (ex Balzac)

Casablanca 

 

14h00 - 16h00: Workshop Language of Change, with Amira Hanafi, open to all, registration at info@biennalecasablanca.ma 

(In Arabic and English)

 

SoArt Gallery

29 rue Jalal Eddine Essayouti

Place des Iris

Casablanca

 

17h00 - 20h30: Opening in the presence of artists Aisha Jemila DanielsSharlene Khan and curator Selma Naguib

 

Saturday 19 November

 

The American Arts Center

Auditorium

2 Khalil Matrane (ex Balzac)

Casablanca 

 

11h00 -13h00: Presentation of the theme of the 5th International Biennale of Casablanca followed by a conversation on research, formats, and collaborative practices in biennials in Africa and around the world.

 

With Christine Eyene (Biennale Internationale de Casablanca 2022-23), Syham Weigant (Dakar Biennale 2022), Pr. Joasia Krysa (Helsinki Biennial 2023), Yann Mazéas (MO.CO. École des Beaux Arts de Montpellier), moderators Art Africa

(In English and French)

 

15h00 - 17h00: Art writing in Africa, conversation with Art Africa and other speakers

(In English)

 

 

BIC Project Space

30 rue El Hajeb

Casablanca

 

18h00 - 20h00: Opening in the presence of artists Khadija TnanaK.Blum and curator Patrick Nzazi Kiama

 

 

Sunday 20 November

 

The American Arts Center

Auditorium

2 Khalil Matrane (ex Balzac)

Casablanca 

 

11h00 - 13h00: BIC Conversations with curators Christine Eyene, Juste Constant Onana Amougui and artists Brahim Benkirane, Brandon Gercara, Emilia Izquierdo, Elias Mendel, Gideon Mendel, and L'Atelier de l'Observatoire

(In French and English)

 

15h00 - 16h00: BIC Conversations with curators Selma Naguib, Patrick Nzazi Kiama and artists Khadija Tnana, Aisha Jemila Daniels and Sharlene Khan 

(In French, Arabic and English)

 

16h00 - 17h00 : Conversation with Amira Hanafi and sharing of the Language of Change workshop with participants

(In English and Arabic)

 

A programme organised in partnership with The American Arts Center

 

For more information contact: info@biennalecasablanca.ma