Dak’Art 2016 presents rich variety of contemporary African art

DW | Emmanuelle Landais:

Dak’Art, Africa’s largest biennial, curated by Simon Njami, is open until June 3rd in Dakar and showcases 65 artists from all over the African continent, as well as the African diaspora. The theme for the 2016 edition the title of the main exhibition is Re-enchantment. It is held in the former premises of the Dakar courthouse. It invites artists, and above all Africans, to invent new ways to re-enchant the world and the continent… Read more

Image: “Local understanding, the world is nine collection” by Aida Muluneh (Ethiopia). Aida Muluneh’s exhibit consists of images from a series of photographic works in which she questions life, love, history, and whether we can live in this world with full contentment. The title comes from an expression used by Muluneh’s grandmother “the world is 9, it is never complete and never perfect.” Aida Muluneh is an Ethiopian artist based in Addis Ababa.

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