African Art in Venice Forum 2022

Wednesday, April 20 & Thursday, April 21
Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal Venice, Italy

Participation is free, however, reservation is required

AAVF is a public and free discursive platform presented every other year in Venice, Italy during the opening week of the Biennale Internazionale dell’Arte di Venezia. The event provides new opportunities to discover, learn, discuss, explore and exchange on topics and projects related to contemporary art from Africa and its diasporas.

AAVF 2022 features talks and readings, with an expanded interactive format spanning two full days.

Strauss & Co Fine Art Auctioneers is AAVF 2022's main sponsor and supporter.


A sincere thank you to all of our guests and visitors for their presence in Venice and their enriching contributions

Join us in our wrap-up event of our days in Venice at Fowler Museum at UCLA

AAVF 2022 sessions' recordings are planned to be released within May 2022 on our YouTube Channel.

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Key features of AAVF 2022

Two days of programmed events
New discursive design centred on interactive formats and workshops
Lounge space with a dedicated space for conversations, readings, and networking
Digital platform to live-stream and present all content on an open virtual Forum
Network of international screening sites to expand the community

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