Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal

1332 Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia

Venezia, Veneto, IT, 30124

⁣Preceded by a historical overview of the presence of contemporary African art at the Venice Biennale from 1922 onwards, the discussion will focus on key challenges to the expansion of representation of creative practices from the continent in the context of Venice. The panel will also explore the opportunities and creative solutions that have been identified through the years.⁣

Historical Overview and Introduction:⁣ Rikke Jørgensen, Founder, Arts & Globalization Platform⁣


Joël Andrianomearisoa, artist, Madagascar Pavillion ⁣2019

Raphael Chikukwa, curator, Zimbabwe Pavillion⁣ 2019

Emmanuel Dayde, curator, Madagascar Pavillion 2019

Martin Kennedy, curator, Seychelles Pavillion⁣ 2019

Nkule Mabaso, curator, South African Pavilion⁣ 2019

Gonçalo Mabunda, artist, Mozambique Pavillion⁣ 2019

Nomusa Makhubu, curator, South African Pavilion⁣ 2019

Nana Oforiatta-Ayim, curator, Ghana Pavillion⁣ 2019

Rina Ralay-Ranaivo, curator, Madagascar Pavillion⁣ 2019

Massimo Scaringella, curator, Ivory Coast Pavillion⁣ 2019

Amina Zoubir, artist, Algerian Pavillion⁣ 2019

Moderated by Osei Bonsu, independent curator⁣⁣

Image: Jelili Atiku, Mama Say Make I Dey Go, She Dey My Back, performance at the 57th Venice Biennale, Arsenale, Venice, Italy (Friday May 12 2017). Credit: @andrewesiebo