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Africa Remix
Contemporary art of a continent

Africa Remix

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Africa Remix - Contemporary art of a continent

Venues / Dates:

museum kunst palast, Düsseldorf / Germany
24 July - 7 November 2004

Kulturzentrum Ehrenhof, Ehrenhof 4-5
D-40479 Düsseldorf

Hayward Gallery, London / Great Britain
10 February - 17 April 2005

Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris / France
25 May - 8 August 2005

Mori Art Museum, Tokyo / Japan
27 May - 31 August 2006

Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa
24 June - 30 September 2007

Main curator:

>> photo 

Simon Njami
lives and works in Paris

Curatorial team:

>> photo 

Marie-Laure Bernadac
Special advisor on contemporary art at the Louvre, Paris;
Curator, Centre Georges Pompidou

David Elliott
Director, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

Roger Malbert
Curator, Hayward Gallery, London

Jean-Hubert Martin
General director, museum kunst palast, Düsseldorf

Curatorial adviser:

Els van der Plas
Den Haag, Netherlands


88 artists from 25 African countries and the Diaspora

>> List of artists


137 works and groups of works, created in the last 10 years, among them several specially created for the exhibition, including: paintings, drawings, sculptures, assemblages, multi-part installations, photography, videos, films as well as furniture design, music, literature and fashion.


History & Identity  >> see Tour

City & Land  >> see Tour

Body & Soul  >> see Tour

More about: >> press release, Düsseldorf, July 2004


This overview has been compiled from information of the organizer and other sources. We do not assume responsibility regarding the correctness of this information.
Gerhard Haupt and Pat Binder, Universes in Universe


Africa Remix