Thabrate (Correspondance), 2011 — from Badr for Fadma
[Rabat • Morocco]
The Thabrate project, literally “letter”, is an artistic project inspired by the oral nature of Rif populations, a practice that is limited by distance and illiteracy. In the 1960s and70s, dialogues were prolonged by technical tools for reproducing sound. Families dispersed between Europe and the Maghreb discovered in magnetic cassette technology a way of maintaining spoken exchanges. The artists Badr Hammami and Fadma Kaddouri put into practice conversations that reactivated this immaterial history, through the use of archives and a discussion conducted by cassette, between 2010 and 2011.
Thabrate (Correspondance) is currently on display at SAVVY Contemporary (Berlin) under art exhibition GIVING CONTOURS TO SHADOWS
Mind Moves Matter – Mohamed Larbi Rahhali / entretien avec Natasha Ginwala — RIF-POST RÉSIDENCES/EXPÉDITIONS – Sofia Aguiar / Audioguide — RIF-POST RÉSIDENCES/EXPÉDITIONS – Tomas Colaço / Audioguide — RIF-POST RÉSIDENCES/EXPÉDITIONS – Mustapha Akrim / Audioguide — Greffer, Espalier, Dresser – Mohssin Harraki / Audioguide — Greffer, Espalier, Dresser – Mohssin Harraki / entretien avec Emma Chubb — Thabrate (Correspondance), 2011 — de Badr à Fadma — Thabrate (Correspondance), 2011 — de Fadma à Badr
Created by Badr Hammami and Fadma Kaddouri at l'Appartement 22
A transcript translated into Arabic will soon be available on the website