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“Think, speak, tell and perform Africa” : June 24–25 - e-flux
ART / AFRIQUE
Le nouvel atelier
April 26–August 28, 2017

“Think, speak, tell and perform Africa” : June 24–25

Fondation Louis Vuitton
Bois de Boulogne
8, Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi
75116 Paris
France

Fondation Louis Vuitton presents ART / AFRIQUE, le nouvel atelier, an important exhibition dedicated to contemporary art from the African continent. The exhibition, which is in three parts, is presented across all four floors of the Foundation’s Frank Gehry-designed building. Firstly, The Insider brings together works from the collection of Jean Pigozzi, one of the first and most important collectors of contemporary African art. Secondly, Being There focuses attention on South Africa, one of the most dynamic art scenes on the continent. Thirdly, Fondation Louis Vuitton presents works related to Africa from its own collection.

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Upcoming:
Think, speak, tell and perform Africa A proposal by Alain Mabanckou
Afternoon, Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25, 2017 in the Auditorium and Fondation Louis Vuitton’s spaces
As part of Art/Afrique, Alain Mabanckou will present an original events program exploring the diversity of oral expression in African poetry and literature. Two afternoons of interviews, readings, storytelling and slam bring together well-known and emerging representatives of African creation.
With the participation of Abd al Malik, Kidi Bebey, Caroline Blache, Sophie Bourel, Capitaine Alexandre, Aya Cissoko, Gabriel Kinsa, Nadia Yala Kisukidi, Dany Laferrière, Alain Mabanckou, Lucy Mushita, Criss Niangouna, Modeste Nzapassara, Soro Solo
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