Marrakech Art Fair deferred until October 2013

Ahram Online, Tuesday 29 May 2012

The third annual Marrakech Art Fair, originally scheduled for October 2012 under Simon Njami’s direction has been deferred until fall 2013

Marrakech Art Fair

The organisers of the annual Marrakesh Art Fair have announced that the event originally planned to take place in October 2012, has been postponed for a whole year and will instead take place in the fall of 2013.

The organising team, headed by Simon Njami, reassures that it still welcomes "new talents and will develop a formula focused on the event’s international identity as well as on its role as a platform for the contemporary arts scene."

Being an important grounds for artistic discoveries, the organisers hinted at a lack of support and/or preparation, saying that the third year for the fair needs "significant preparatory work and the collaboration of Moroccan cultural authorities."

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