Between 2004 and 2007, Omar Berrada was a producer for French National Radio and hosted La nuit la poésie and Lumières d’août on France Culture. He curated the Tangier International Book Salon in 2008, and hosted talks and conferences at the Centre Pompidou in Paris between 2006 and 2009.

He currently directs the library and translation centre at Dar al-Ma’mûn in Marrakesh ( He is a member of Double Change, a French and American association devoted to poetry and translation, and the intercultural arts foundation Tamaas. He recently co-translated into French, Jalal Toufic’s The Withdrawal of Tradition Past a Surpassing Disaster (forthcoming, Les Prairies ordinaires, 2011).

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 10


Berrada, Omar

Manual for Treason

Manual for Treason is a guest-edited series of seven books playing on the literary sense of the word 'plot'. It was commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation for Sharjah Biennial 10.