A Collective Diary

A Collective Diary | A Contemporary African Journey | Group Exhibition

Curators: Simon Njami & Mikaela Zyss
Jan. 9, 2010 - Apr. 4, 2010

Featuring photographs, video works, sculptures, collages, installations and paintings by twelve contemporary African artists, from the region stretching south of the Sahara.

Participating artists: William Adjété Wilson, Ingrid Mwangi, Robert Hutter, El Anatsui, Joël Andrianomearisoa, Bili Bidjocka, Dilomprizulike, Moshekwa Langa, Michèle Magema, Myriam Mihindou, Zwelethu Mthethwa, Aimee Natkayaka, Samuel Posu

The Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art devotes most of its attention to works that offer new perspectives on the social and political situation, and alongside them – to works that explore the internal artistic discourse. The museum, which focuses on contemporary Israeli and international art, strives to provide a platform for the younger generation in local art. At the same time, it seeks to give the Israeli public access to contemporary international art, and by doing so helps to establish a dialogue between diverse points of view, between different cultures and voices. Moreover, in today’s global reality, the simultaneous presentation of Israeli and international artists and the ability to present art from non-mainstream countries, express the ongoing process of democratization and the blurring of boundaries between the center and the periphery.

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