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Omar Berrada
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Omar Berrada

Omar Berrada is a writer, translator, and curator. He directs Dar al-Ma’mûn, a library and artists residency located on the outskirts of Marrakech. Previously, he hosted public programs at the Centre Pompidou and radio shows on French national radio, curated the Tangier International Book Salon, and co-directed Dubai’s Global Art Forum. He recently co-curated the Temporary Center for Translation at The New Museum and lent his voice to Christian Dior’s ghost in Frédéric Tcheng’s Dior and I. In 2016 he has edited The Africans, and curated Black Hands, a solo show of M’barek Bouhchichi’s work at Kulte Gallery in Rabat, exploring racial politics in Moroccan society. As part of the 2016 Marrakech Biennale he curated Memory Games: Ahmed Bouanani Now, a group show centering on the archive of Moroccan writer and filmmaker Ahmed Bouanani. Berrada is currently a visiting scholar at New York University.