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Online conference “Contemporary Art of Africa in the Era of the Pandemic”

Contemporary Art of Africa in the Era of the PandemicTuesday, 25th May 2021, 10AM

Facebook Live: Museum of African Art

YT Channel: Color Media Communications

Museum of African Art in Belgrade in collaboration with Color Media Communications organizes online conference “Contemporary Art of Africa in the Era of the Pandemic”. It will be streamed on May 25th in order to celebrate The Africa Day. The subject of the conference is dedicated to the question how the Covid-19 pandemic affected cultural institutions, the work of contemporary artists of African descent and those working on the African continent, as well as to the themes, processes, contents, forms and shapes in the field of contemporary art that this pandemic gas brought to the fore.

The aim of the online conference is to open questions concerning the impact of the pandemic on contemporary art, creative processes, new phenomena, art forms and contents in the work of artists of African descent and those who create on the African continent.

Conference Opening Speeches:

Conference participants - ambassadorsMaja Gojković, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia and Minister of Culture and Information
Zoran Radojičić, Mayor of Belgrade
Marija Aleksić, Director of the Museum of African Art

Participants:

Ambassadors of African Countries in Serbia: H. E. Abdelhamid Chebchub, Ambassador of Algeria to Serbia, Dean of the Group of African Ambassadors to Serbia, H. E. Mohammed Amine Belhaj, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to Serbia, H. E. Seyf Allah Rejeb, Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia to Serbia, H. E. Amr Aljowaily, Ambassador of Egypt to Serbia, H. E. Tamara Rastovac Siamashvili, Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to UNESCO, Paris, H. E. Miloš Perišić, Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to Angola.

Conference participants - artists, curators, expertsAfrican artists, curators and experts: Desiree Dibasen !Nanuses, Acting Chief Curator and Collections Curator in National Art Gallery of Namibia, Davido Indongno, Namibian Artist, Dominick Maia Tanner, Director of ELA in Angola, Joana Taya, Angolan artist from Lisbon, Raphael Chikukwa, Executive Director at National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Mehdi Qotbi, President of the National Foundation of the Museums of Morocco, Blessing Bee Azubike, Independent Curator from Nigeria, Mohammed Soudy, Artist from Egypt.

We invite you to follow the conference on Facebook Live on the official Museum of African Art page or on YT Channel Color Media Communications on Tuesday, May 25th at 10 AM.

 

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