AA / Dakar / Alioune Ndiaye
Announced in 2020 as the cause of the Covid-19 pandemic, the 14th edition of the Dak’art edition runs from 19 May to 21 June 2022, in the presence of several responsible ministers of culture and the Chinese ambassador the legs are in the oven for this edition, placed under the same theme, to save Ndaffa # (forger in place, local language).
«Forger oui mais que forger? In our traditions, forgeron is an artist who models with the main raw material (metal) to realize objects in both beams and sense carriers “, insisted the Senegalese president, Macky Sall, at the opening ceremony grand theater Doudou Ndiaye Rose de Dakar.
«Forger plunging in the creation is the capacity of an individual or group to imagine or construct and give shape to a new concept, a new object or to discover an original solution to a problem », A Pursuivi Sall, relevant to the importation of culture to take care of development.
This is in addition to the cultural notes that the ceremony entails. A high-end range with the full range of full-length Doudou Ndiaye Rose drums, complete with modern instrumentation.
Baobab’s Orchestra uses jazzman Alioune Wade and Senegalese singer Sidiki Diabaté to perform on stage to give a special look at the reunion.
“More culture on the surface, more love on the world,” said Moridja Kitenge Banza, a Congolese artist who won the 2010 Leopold Senghor Grand Prix at the 2010 Biennale.
Returning to the motif of his presence in this edition, the artist living in Canada explicitly: also to find other artists from the continent and the diaspora ».
«This is what you are reviewing this year. Not as an artist but plutôt as commissaire pisque j’amène cinq afro-canadian artists who are present in the maison of the culture of Ouakam », at-il assure.
Dak’Art has all the palette of creations and for the present edition, 59 professionals and collectibles of visual arts participating in the international exhibition denominated in.
«West Africa is represented by 14 artists, Australian Africa by 12 artists, North Africa 6 plasticizers that East Africa and the Center have 6 artists. The Indian Ocean is represented by a Seychelles creator and the diaspora by 19 creators, ”the artistic director of the El Hadj Malick Ndiaye Biennale said.
Most of them pay attention to this official international selection in South Africa (artists), Senegal (mostly plastics), Cuba (creators), France, United States (four artists for each country). Benin and Cameroon retreat respectively with all three artists. Morocco’s royaume is represented by two artists. Idem for Tunisia.
«Mon œuvre, it is a very large ounce of five meters of diameter. It does not integrate into the line of the main idea of all the exposure that’s direct to the idea of forging “, Karem Ibrahim notes the unique Egypt participating in the international exposure.
This is the genre of works that will fill the gaps seen as Dakar’s palace of justice, Dakar’s mausoleum or the Theodore Monod museum.
C Offté Off, the centaurs of exposure sites are repertoire. “We have about 430 exhibit sites that can be used as part of any of the two or three exhibiting sites,” said Mario Petroni, an artist in charge of the Off flight.
The Maurice Guèye de Rufisque cultural center (27 km from Dakar) has an Off-street exposition, as many exhibitors are scheduled. “On seeing that the biennial is notable in the other regions notably on the small Côte”, Petroni releases, ensuring that the diaspora is not restless with two exhibitions in Italy. “Il ya en France, en Hollande et en Martinique aussi”, notes Petroni.
Dak’Art is also a series of concerts throughout the sites. Sidiki Diabaté who participated in the inauguration ceremony and in the solemn donation à Dakar coupon with a concert at the place of the African Souvenir.
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