Exhibition

Diaspora Pavilion

10 Feb 2018 – 29 Apr 2018

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

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  • The Art Gallery is situated in the centre of Wolverhampton, 5 minutes walk from the bus, train and tram stations.

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The Diaspora Pavilion, showcased the work of 19 artists whose practices respond to the concept of diaspora during the 57th Venice Biennale at Palazzo Pisani a Santa Marina in Venice.

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Between 13 May and 26 November 2017 the exhibition presented a total of 37 artworks across a variety of media, and demonstrated the complexity and continued relevance that diaspora as a lived in reality holds today, while challenging the prevalence of national pavilions within the Biennale structure. 

The Pavilion functioned as one part of a two-year project set up to provide professional development opportunities to a group of 11 artists with the assistance of 10 mentor artists, many of whom exhibited together in Venice. 

Diaspora Pavilion will be presented at Wolverhampton Art Gallery from 10 February to 29 April and will feature the work of 7 of the artists from the Venice Pavilion, Larry Achiampong, Kimathi Donkor, Michael Forbes, susan pui san lok, Paul Maheke, Erika Tan and Abbas Zahedi.

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