Arena for Contemporary African, African-American and Caribbean Art

Author: Rosalie van Deursen

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Rosalie van Deursen writes a personal report of the biennial in Senegal.
Jean-Philippe Aka takes the same event as a starting point to talk about the market for contemporary African art. Van Deursen concludes: “Considering Dak’Art as the most important international platform for established and emerging African arts and artists based on the continent but also in the African Diaspora, the international well-attended 11th edition seem to have succeeded”. Aka is convinced that many changes are necessary to make the African art market healthy.

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