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Yto Barrada: Biographical Documents






Born 1971, Paris

Lives and works in Tangier and New York



Sorbonne University, Paris

International Center for Photography, New York



Yto Barrada: Moi je suis la langue et vous êtes les dents, Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisboa, Portugal, February 8–May 6, 2019. (Catalogue)




Yto Barrada, Pace Gallery, Seoul, September 3–October 31, 2018.


Yto Barrada: Klaatu Barrada Nikto, Aspen Art Museum, Colorado, June 1–November 25, 2018.


Yto Barrada: The Dye Garden, American Academy in Rome, May 10–July 8, 2018.


Yto Barrada: How to Do Nothing with Nobody All Alone by Yourself, Pace Gallery, Pace/MacGill Gallery, and Pace African and Oceanic Art, 32 East 57th Street, New York, April 5–May 5, 2018.


Yto Barrada: Agadir, Barbican Centre, The Curve, London, February 7–May 20, 2018. (Catalogue)




Yto Barrada: Faux Guide, The Power Plant, Toronto, October 15, 2016–January 2, 2017.


Yto Barrada, M - Museum Leuven, Belgium, September 30, 2016–January 17, 2017.


Yto Barrada: The Sample Book, Vienna Secession, September 8–November 1, 2016. (Catalogue)


Yto Barrada, Tabakalera International Centre for Contemporary Culture, San Sebastián, Spain, July 8–October 9, 2016.




Yto Barrada: Faux Guide, Musée d’art contemporain de Nimes, France, October 16, 2015–March 13, 2016.


Yto Barrada: Faux Guide, Pace London, 6 Burlington Gardens, June 26–August 8, 2015.


Yto Barrada: Faux Guide, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon, May 26–August 23, 2016


Yto Barrada: Salon Marocain, Serralves Museum, Porto, June 10–September 20, 2015.


Five Films by Yto Barrada, High Line, New York, May 14–July 8, 2015.




An Album: Cinémathèque Tangier, a project by Yto Barrada, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, November 21, 2013–May 18, 2014.


Yto Barrada: La Courte Échelle (Räuberleiter), Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg, September 5–October 26, 2013.


Yto Barrada, Fotokino, Marseille, July 6–28, 2013.




Yto Barrada: Mobilier Urbain, The Pace Gallery, 6–10 Lexington Street, London, May 24–July 14, 2012.




Yto Barrada: Riffs, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, April 15–June 19, 2011. Traveled to: Wiels, Brussels, September 23–December 31, 2011; The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, March 18–April 22, 2012; Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, May 16–July 8, 2012; Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome, September 20–November 11, 2012; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland, December 1, 2012–February 17, 2013. (Catalogue)




Yto Barrada, Centre de la Photographie Genève, Switzerland, September 9–October 28, 2010.


Yto Barrada: Play, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Beirut, April 22–July 10, 2010.


Yto Barrada: A Modest Proposal, L’Appartement 22, Rabat, January 15–February 14, 2010.




Yto Barrada, Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg, January 24–April 5, 2009.




Yto Barrada: Iris Tingitana, Galerie of Marseille, Marseille, October 6–December 15, 2007.


Yto Barrada: Iris Tingitana, Galerie Polaris, Paris, September 29–October 30, 2007.




Yto Barrada: A Life Full of Holes, The Strait Project, The Kitchen, New York, April 7–May 20, 2006.


Yto Barrada, Jeu de Paume – Site Sully, Paris, March 31–June 4, 2006.




Yto Barrada: A Life Full of Holes, The Strait Project, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry, September 26–October 22, 2005.


Yto Barrada: A Life Full of Holes, The Strait Project, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, February 12–April 2, 2005.




Yto Barrada: A Life Full of Holes, The Strait Project, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, June 27–August 22, 2004. (Catalogue)




Yto Barrada: Gran Turismo Royal, Galerie Polaris, Paris, May 15–July 8, 2003.




Yto Barrada: A Life Full of Holes, The Strait Project, Galerie Delacroix, Tangier, April 27–May 27, 2001.