At the Marrakesh Biennale, Satellight welcomes visitors to the main exhibition right in the entrance area.
Curated by Carson Chan and Nadim Samman
A layer of satellite dishes covers the old city of Marrakesh as a communication crust, a window to the digital world and social media so crucial in today’s dynamic world. Satellight is a dysfunctional satellite dish made with with Arabic numbers to form a data protection pattern in handcrafted perforated metal. Oversized and displaced it echoes a complex relationship involving Arabic numbers, data protection patterns, Islamic geometries, the numerics of contemporary communication, and social interactivity.
Partner in charge:
Jürgen Mayer H.
Jesko M. Johnsson-Zahn