Venice 2013: Where do I find what? We put together an overview of examples of cultural production, events, exhibitions, and participations coming from the African continent and its diaspora during the 55. International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. While locality is not the main quality of any artistic production, it is the key idea of Contemporary And (C&) to provide a platform and create visibility for African perspectives within the broad context of the global art business. The following artists and spaces deserve a visit:
The Exhibition Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace) will be laid out in the Central Pavilion (Giardini) (C) and in the Arsenale (F)forming a single itinerary, with works spanning over the past century alongside several new commissions, including over 150 artists coming from 37 countries. These artists deserve your eyes:
The Future Generation Art Prize @ Venice presents the second edition of the first global art prize with 21 artists from almost all continents and 16 different countries. 21 independent artists’ statements, including the main prize winner, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and special prize winners: Ryanne Tabet, Marwa Arsanios, Jonathas de Andrade, Micol Assaël and Ahmet Ögüt, offer a rich scope of artistic positions, mapping and discovering groundbreaking and future tendencies of a new generation of artists.