Invisible Borders has been invited to participate at the #Venice Biennale, titled All the World's Futures and curated by Okwui Enwezor. Emeka Okereke is the Artistic Director of Invisible Borders. His photographic and video works will created over the course of 5 editions of The Road Trip Project will be prominently featured alongside works of other participants. Below is an excerpt of the the Invisible Borders announcement.
"We are excited to be a part of this renowned event, showcasing artists, film makers, theatre productions and much more from all over the world.
Our presentation in the 56th Art Biennale includes a space-installation under the title A Trans-African Worldspace. It aims to present the Invisible Borders project as a complimentary association between process and outcome. It will emphasize on the collective, dynamic and organic nature of the project while preserving the individuality of the body of works created by various artists. Moreover, we will present in the ARENA a feature length documentary about Invisible Borders followed by a discussion on the State of Things in the trans-African contemporary art scene and the critical ideas at the center of our practice.
Congratulations to the 136 artists invited to participate, including John Akomfrah, Karo Akpokiere, Sammy Baloji, Nidhal Chamekh, Marlene Dumas, Kay Hassan, Samson Kambalu, Goncalo Mabunda, Ibrahim Mahama, Abu Bakarr Mansaray, Wangechi Mutu, Cheikh Ndiaye, Emeka Ogboh, Joachim Schonfeldt, Massinissa Selmani, Fatou Kande Senghor, Mikhael Subotzky, Barthelemy Toguo,
Hosted across various venues in Venice the Biennale will open to the public on 9th May and will run until 22nd November. This opportunity to experience some of the world's most current and exceptional artists is both a pleasure and honour and we look forward to sharing our vision, ideas and creativity.
Click here for more information and details of all participants. http://www.labiennale.org/en/art/news/05-03b.html?back=true "
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