Ghana will have a pavilion at the Venice Biennale for the first time

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The small African country of Ghana will present a national pavilion for the first time during the 58th Venice Biennale, held between May and November of this year, 2019. The initiative to create the Ghana Pavilion came from the president of the country, elected in 2017. called “Ghana Freedom”, and will feature artists Felicia Abban, John Akomfrah, El Anatsui, Ibrahim Mahama, Selasi Awusi Sosu and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, some of whom have already participated in other editions of the show in the general curatorship and/or in other pavilions . Ghana will occupy one of the Artillery rooms, in the Arsenale, with a project conceived by Sir David Adjaye OBE and advice from Okwui Enwezor, curator of the 56th Bienal (2015).

 

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