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Omar Berrada co-directs Dar al-Ma’mûn in Marrakech. Previously, he curated public programs at the Centre Pompidou, was on the artistic steering committee of the Marrakech Biennale, and a co-director of Dubai’s Global Art Forum. He edited, with Erik Bullot, Expanded Translation – A Treason Treatise, a book of verbal and visual betrayals; and, with Yto Barrada, Album – Cinémathèque de Tanger, a multilingual book about film in Tangier and Tangier on film. He co-translated books by Jalal Toufic and Stanley Cavell into French, and recently co-curated the Temporary Center for Translation at the New Museum in New York.