Overview participating exhibitions

Land
2010

Land

Bernice Siewe

DE WEG (THE ROAD) (Morocco, 2010)

The Moroccan government is busy building a through highway along the country's whole Mediter-ranean coast. The goal is that one can drive from Tangier in the west to Saïdia in the east in seven hours. Opening up this traditionally underdeveloped area is being accomplished in part by widening existing roads and partially by constructing new roads. A tourist centre has risen near Saïdia, with a harbour, a kasbah and new apartments and houses. Golf courses and a park are also being built. But what does this mean for the lives of the people who live in this region? Opening up this rural area opens the door to progress and modernity. But how much will be lost?

  • DE WEG (THE ROAD) (Morocco, 2010)

    The Moroccan government is busy building a through highway along the country's whole Mediter-ranean coast. The goal is that one can drive from Tangier in the west to Saïdia in the east in seven hours. Opening up this traditionally underdeveloped area is being accomplished in part by widening existing roads and partially by constructing new roads. A tourist centre has risen near Saïdia, with a harbour, a kasbah and new apartments and houses. Golf courses and a park are also being built. But what does this mean for the lives of the people who live in this region? Opening up this rural area opens the door to progress and modernity. But how much will be lost?

  • DE WEG (THE ROAD) (Morocco, 2010)

  • DE WEG (THE ROAD) (Morocco, 2010)

  • DE WEG (THE ROAD) (Morocco, 2010)

  • DE WEG (THE ROAD) (Morocco, 2010)

GKf
2002

GKf

Bernice Siewe

Biography

In the 1980s Bernice Siewe (Netherlands, 1950) took courses and workshops at De Moor, now the Amsterdam Centre for Photography. In 2009 she published the book Een abrikoos in de achtertuin, in which she uses interviews, fictional stories and historic and contemporary photos to sketch a picture of the first Moroccan guest workers in The Netherlands.

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Land - Country Life in the Urban Age

Land - Country Life in the Urban Age

Price EUR 15,00