This month Casablanca holds its 2nd edition of Art Week, from 3 to 8 April, with a series of exhibitions including Mirror Effect (Effet de Miroir) curated by Nadine Gayet-Descendre at Galerie Venise Cadre (GVCC), 30 April – 30 May.
Moroccan highlights extend beyond the Mediterranean at Nouveau Musée National de Monaco with The Mechanical Garden (Le Jardin Mécaninque), an exhibition by Latifa Echakhch at Villa Sauber and Yto Berrada’s Geological Salon I (Salon géologique I) at Villa Paloma. Both exhibitions are curated by Célia Bernasconi and run from 20 Apr to 28 Oct 2018.
In the UK, Glasgow International launched its much anticipated 2018 edition. This is the 5th biennial edition of Scotland’s largest festival for contemporary art and the first under the leadership of its new director Richard Parry. An exciting, rich, and diverse arts programme running until 7 May.
In the Midlands, New Art Exchange is opening Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness, a touring exhibition curated by Renée Mussai from Autograph ABP, on show from 28 Apr – 24 June 2018.
In Belgium, Christine Eyene will give a lecture at Kask (Ghent) on her curatorial practice, including the Making Histories Visible project led by Lubaina Himid, to which she collaborates at the University of Central and the research behind her upcoming exhibition for the Summer of Photography 2018 at Bozar, Brussels. Thursday 26 April 2018 at 8pm.
Watch this space for more art news.
Featured image: Yto Barrada, Salon géologique I, 2016-18. En collaboration avec Stéphanie Marin. Dimensions variables. © Yto Barrada, courtesy Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Hamburg / Beirut; Pace Gallery and Galerie Polaris, Paris. Crédit photo : studio smarin.