Lumières d’Afriques arrives very soon in Abidjan

Friday 01 April 2016
Aida Muluneh, Darkness Give Way to Light, (Chelema le berhane botawen seelek), 2015, Printed on Hahnemühle photorag baryta, 120 x 120 cm, ©Aida Muluneh
Aida Muluneh, Darkness Give Way to Light, (Chelema le berhane botawen seelek), 2015, Printed on Hahnemühle photorag baryta, 120 x 120 cm, ©Aida Muluneh

The endowment African Artists for Development is pleased to announce the arrival of the exhibition Lumières d’Afriques in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

 

The exhibition is presented in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB) from the 27th of April 2016 at the Donwahi Foundation for Contemporary Art for a period of 6 weeks.

 

This unique collaboration between African Development Bank and African Artists for Development stresses once again AAD’s commitment to the development of the continent.

 

Lumières d’Afriques, which still benefits from its partners Orange, the Schneider Electric Foundation and Tilder, presents 54 artworks – paintings, photographs, installations, videos, sculptures – created by 54 contemporary African artists – one per country – around the theme “African Lights and Energies”

 

The exhibition, previously presented at  the Théâtre National de Chaillot in Paris from 4 to 24, is hence starting its world tour.

 

Where?

 

At the Donwahi Foundation, Boulevard des Martyrs, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Charles Donwahi Foundation for Contemporary Art created in February 2008, promotes development and diffusion activities in the field of Arts and Culture.

 

When?

 

From 27 April 2016.

 

More informtion on www.lumieresdafriques.com