As part of the 57th Venice Biennale, and curated by David A. Bailey and Jessica Taylor, Diaspora Pavilion—“an exhibition showcasing nineteen UK based artists whose practice expand, complicate and destabilize our understanding of diaspora, while highlighting the continued relevance that diaspora as a lived reality holds today”—opens on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 6:00-9:00pm at Palazzo Pisani Santa Marina, Venice, Italy.
Exhibiting Artists: Larry Achiampong, Barby Asante, Sokari Douglas Camp, Libita Clayton, Kimathi Donkor, Michael Forbes, Ellen Gallagher, Nicola Green, Joy Gregory, Isaac Julien, Dave Lewis, Hew Locke, susan pui san lok, Paul Maheke, Khadija Saye, Yinka Shonibare MBE, Erika Tan, Barbara Walker, Abbas Zahedi.
See more on Hew Locke’s “On the Tethys Sea” at https://repeatingislands.com/2017/03/25/hew-lockes-on-the-tethys-sea-at-the-57th-venice-biennale/
For further information, see https://www.internationalcuratorsforum.org/projects/diaspora-platform/
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