La prison du Mechouar

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On March 27, 2022, the signing of the book La prison du Mechouar was organized at Rosie Barba-Negra. This publication on the former prison of the Kasbah of Tangier, just converted into a contemporary art center, was imagined by the artist Thomas Henriot and the photographer Ferrante Ferranti with a text by Olivier Rachet. "In this magnificent exchange that Ferrante Ferranti and Thomas Henriot offer us here, photography does not duplicate drawing. On the contrary, it extends it and sometimes short-circuits it. It constitutes the reverse or an unexpected complement. Field against field sometimes. Secret analogies are woven between the gaze that frames and that which reconstructs. Like any space that we invest with our senses, the book that you hold in your hands is nothing other than a sensitive architecture that you must make vibrate, by turning each page." (Olivier Rachet)


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