Cérémonie d'ouverture de la Semaine africaine

Exhibitions

Discover artistic expressions from Africa and its Diasporas

Enjoy a series of virtual exhibitions and artistic content throughout the Biennale of Luanda!

ARGENTINA

"ReVeladas", an exhibition by Afro-descendant photographer Mar Díaz, dedicated to black / Afro-descendant women in Argentina.

ReVeladas
BELGIUM

Freddy Tsimba | ‘Mabele eleki lola ! The earth, brighter than paradise’.

The title expresses the urgency of living in the here and now, and to the resilience demonstrated by Congolese people day after day.

Freddy Tsimba
BELGIUM

Kristof Degrauwe | "The Hidden Mask"

A box containing masks forgotten in the depository of the ethnographic museum of the city of Lubumbashi (DRC) gave rise to the exhibition "The Hidden Mask".

Kristof Degrauwe
CAPE VERDE

Digital Catalog of the #ArteCvKontraCovid Campaign

#ArteCVKontraCovid19 is a project that uses various means of cultural and artistic expression to share a series of prevention messages against COVID-19. 

Cape Verde
CHAD

Discover UNESCO's Exhibition "BIOPALT"

UNESCO and the Lake Chad Basin Commission signed a partnership agreement in May 2017 for 3 years to implement a project entitled "Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad".  

The project is implemented in partnership with the Lake Chad Basin Commission and funded by the African Development Bank.

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KENYA

The Kenya House concept was borrowed from the Elmolo community. It depicts Kenyan's warmth, resilience, innovation and ability to adapt quite fast in the face of adversity.

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MOROCCO

Virtual Exhibition | Villa Walter Harris Museum

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MOROCCO

Virtual Exhibition | Moroccan Painters

Moroccan painters in national collections, from Ben Ali R'bati to the present day

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MOROCCO

Virtual Exhibition | Maison des Arts

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MOROCCO

Virtual Exhibition | Jilali Gharbaoui

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MOROCCO

Virtual Exhibition | "Morocco through the ages"

This exhibition is unveiling a rich journey of more than 450 archaeological objects and tracing the millenary history of the Moroccan Museum of History and Civilizations in Rabat.

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MOROCCO
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NAMIBIA

The Virtual Museum of Namibian Fashion

The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) with the support of UNESCO launched the Museum of Namibian Fashion in August 2021 - the first virtual museum of its kind in Namibia, to help expand the collection of images and objects for the museum as the custodian of cultural heritage.

The Virtual Museum of Namibian Fashion
NAMIBIA

Interview

Ndasuunye PAPA Shikongeni tells us about his artistic journey and about the role played by artists in the culture of peace. 

Ndasuunye PAPA Shikongeni
NAMIBIA

Start Art Gallery - Virtual Exhibitions

Finding Memories | Additions to an everyday archive of independence

We Remember
NAMIBIA

We Know It In Our Bone | SISTER NAMIBIA

The artworks presented here were created over the course of a year through the SISTER NAMIBIA Artists Activation project. This project commissioned artists to create new work related to feminism in Namibia.

Petrina Mathews
NAMIBIA

From Where Do We Speak? | Ovizire.Somgu

'Ovizire·Somgu: From Where Do We Speak?' is an ongoing art and history project that emerged out of a creative collaboration between artists and historians in Namibia and Germany in 2018 and 2019.

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NAMIBIA

Flashback | Tony Figueira

For years during the turbulent pre-independent time of the 80s, and early years of Namibian independence, Tony Figueira documented the struggle for liberation and built a large  photographic archive.

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PORTUGAL

"Diapasão", 360º exhibition by Manuela Pimentel & JAS - João Alexandrino

Exhibition organised by Camões Portuguese Cultural Centre in Luanda, in partnership with Caixa Angola, which is part of the cultural programme of the "Biennale of Luanda - 2021".

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PORTUGAL

Virtual Exhibition 

BOANDA, 360º exhibition resulting from the Boanda project, with the participation of the artists António Gonçalves, Babu, Rita GT, Sara Maia, Tim Madeira, curated by Elisa Ochoa.

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RUSSIA

State Folk Dance Company of Adygheya

"The Nalmes"

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RUSSIA

Pyatnitsky Russian Folk Choir

 

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SENEGAL

Virtual Exhibition | "World Heritage in Senegal: 7 Exceptional Sites"

A journey through an exhibition on the 7 sites of Senegal which since 2016 has been touring the world, available online and through the VUE D'Afrique app. 39 didactic and aesthetic panels recounting the importance of World Heritage in Senegal, the Djoudj National Bird Park, the island of Saint Louis, the island of Gorée, the Saloum Delta, the Niokolo-Koba National Park and the Bassari Country: Bassari, Peul and Bedik cultural landscapes. 

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AMERICAN SCHOOLS OF ANGOLA

Discover the ASA's Exhibition showcasing ResiliArt projects in Angola!

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TOTALENERGIES

3D Exhibition  

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UNHCR

TOGETHER WE CAN ACHIEVE ANYTHING | Virtual photography exhibition

The exhibition celebrates people who have opened their borders, communities and even their homes to those who seek safety and peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

UNHCR Virtual photography exhibition

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