Yto Barrada

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2012) Yto Barrada On Laziness As Resistance Available at: (Accessed 2/12/15)

  • Gibraltar – place where Africa and the southern tip of Europe meet
  • “…the story of a people who all want to leave.” dispossessed population – this has a consequence on how people live/their bodies etc
  • “The wall of lazy” – unemployed people ‘floating’-divorced from society/the future
  • “I’d say that the figures of men were in the same stage as a vacant lot, for me.” –  on the men in the work
  • ‘undesirable’ people when it comes to framing Morocco as a tourist attraction/money maker
  • “These bodies for me were sort of figures of resistance, they are not sad, they are not lost, they are not dangerous. They don’t fit and it’s good.”

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