Every two years the Artes Mundi Exhibition and Prize brings some of the world’s best contemporary art to Cardiff. The upcoming Artes Mundi 7 Exhibition will showcase works by six outstanding international contemporary artists whose practices explore current social issues and everyday life. The exhibition will open on 21st October 2016 and run until 26th February 2017 at Chapter and the National Museum, Cardiff
The Artes Mundi 7 shortlist includes: John Akomfrah (UK, Neïl Beloufa (France/Algeria), Amy Franceschini / Futurefarmers (USA/Belgium), Lamia Joreige (Lebanon), Nástio Mosquito (Angola), Bedwyr Williams (UK/Wales). One of these artists will be awarded the £40,000 Artes Mundi 7 Prize, the largest art prize in the UK, on 26th January 2017.
Artes Mundi 7 venues:
National Museum Cardiff. Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP. Open Tue - Sun, 10am–5pm
Chapter. Market Road, Canton CF5 1QE. Open Tue, Wed, Sat, Sun: 12-6pm. Thu, Fri: 12-8pm.