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DAK ART 2014

 MAY 9 - June 8, 2014

"THE BIENNALE OF CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN ART"

The Biennale of Contemporay African Art in Dekar, Senegal--the premiere art event on the continent--celebrates its 21th anniversary in 2012.  Dak'Art continues to evolve and grow, but remains centered in its focus on contemporary African and African Diaspora artistic production.  The month-long biennale offers an astounding range of exhibits, films, performances and events.   Central exhibits and programs are organized by the Biennale General Sectariat throughout Dekar's different neighborhoods--among them Plateau, Colobane, Hann, Mwdina, Point-E and Almadies.  Since 2008 the expanded Dak'Art OFF program provides additional co-sponsored individual, gallery, museum and cultural organizations venues, so that the public can more fully engage the work of a wide range of emerging and site-specific artists

 

www.marrakechbiennale.org


Marrakech Biennale 5:  Where Are We Now?

 

when: 26 February - 31 March 2014(biennial)
where: Palais Badi

The upcoming 5th edition of the Marrakech Biennale, under the artistic direction of Alya Sebti, curated by Hicham Khalidi, will analyze the question of "Where are we Now?" through the participation of around 70 artists in four different discilplines:  Visual Arts,Literature, Cinema and Video and Performing arts.

The main theme of the 2014 edition investigates the subjective perspectives of Morocco today and its multiple axes if influence.  This wull be looked at in terms of how it relates to the idea of the contemporary as suggested by philosopher Peter Osbourne in his essay "The Fiction of the Contemporary: Speculative Collectivity and the GlobalTransnational (Pavillion, 2010).  


Vuka! Vuka! at the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, South Africa

when: July 3 - July 13, 2014(annual)
where: Grahamstown

 

A mixed public of amateurs and collectors flock to Es Saadi's palace during the recently launched Marrakech Art Fair to browse contemporary collections from Europe and the Arab world. A golf competition between art market players concludes the event.

In 2011, galleries from Italy, Spain, GFrance, the USA and many other countries present works by internationally renowned artists.

Since its inception in 1974, the National Arts Festival has helped shape South Africa's arts scene. Held in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape, it welcomes a great variety of performers presenting drama, dance, opera, exhibitions, films, cabaret and plenty more.

While the main festival offers the best in local artists and performers, a vibrant Fringe Festival focuses on the new and up-and-coming. There's also a Winter School, which offers additional information on the programmes, including panel discussions, lectures, poetry and book readings and pre- and post-show talks, while the National Festival of Student Drama presents new plays in any language spoken in South Africa.

The festival not only generates artistic excellence and interest, but also has a major economic impact on the area around Grahamstown. Following a teaser announcement each year in March, the full festival details are announced in April. Keep an eye on the National Arts Festival website for the latest news.

 

Website:  City of Johannesburg

Joburg Art Fair

Gerard Quenum, Femmes Peuls 2007. Courtesy of October Gallery


when: Sept 28 - Sept 30, 2014 (annual)
where: Sandton Convention Centre
time: 10am-8pm (until 6pm Sun)


Held at Sandton Convention Centre, Joburg Art Fair is exclusively devoted to African art. The show features pieces from local and international galleries, including photography, furniture, moving images and installations. Artists representing the galleries give free talks to ticket holders.

 

 


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