Reem Fadda, curator of the 6th edition of the Marrakech Biennale (also included in Martin Herbert's January & February previews list), has announced the list of 47 participating artists in Not New Now, a show that will look at ways to 'surpass this cultural orientation towards newness'. Spanning across five historical locations in the medina of Marrakech (Koutoubia Mosque, Palais Badii, Palais Bahia, Dar Si Said, and Menara Pavilion) this year’s edition will run from 24 February to 8 May 2016, and will for the first time present its programme free of charge.
The artists are:
Talal Afifi, Haig Aivazian, El Anatsui, Tarek Atoui, Kader Attia, Dana Awartani, Yto Barrada, Isak Berbic, Dineo Seshee Bopape, Farid Belkahia, Ahmed Bouanani, Touda Bouanani, Mohamed Chebaa, Manthia Diawara, Melvin Edwards, Ali Essafi, Khalil El Ghrib, Sam Gilliam, David Hammons, Mohssin Harraki, Mona Hatoum, Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti, Saba Innab, Bouchra Khalili, Radhika Khimji, Rachid Koraichi, Al Loving, Khaled Malas, Djibril Diop Mambéty, Jumana Manna, Ahmed Mater, Megumi Matsubara, Mohammed Melehi, Naeem Mohaiemen, Mohamed Mourabiti, Radouan Mriziga, Oscar Murillo, Sara Ouhaddou, Juan Asis Palao, Khalil Rabah, SUPERFLEX, Rayyane Tabet, The Otolith Group, Eric Van Hove, Adrián Villar Rojas, Fatiha Zemmouri.
4 February 2016.