Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal

1332 Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia

Venezia, Veneto, IT, 30124

Participants will discuss the creative strategies and strategic actions that need to occur at the local level to ensure that participating with a national pavilion at the Venice Biennale creates a sustainable impact on the economy and infrastructure of the represented country and a strong relevance for its art sector.


Valerie Kabov, Editor at Large, Art Africa Magazine | Founder, First Floor Gallery, Harare, Zimbabwe

Frank Kilbourn,  Executive Chairperson, Strauss & Co, South Africa

Janine Gaëlle Dieudji,  Exhibitions Director, Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL), Marrakech, Morocco

Moderated by Hannah O’Leary,  Director, Head of Modern & Contemporary African Art, Sothebys, London, UK

Image: Miriro Mwandiambira’s performance Try to adore me, no?, 2018, Harare. Copyright First Floor Gallery, Harare and the artist.