ARS 11 goes Africa
ARS 11 will change your perceptions about Africa and contemporary art. The exhibition features some 300 works by a total of 30 artists. The Kiasma Theatre also has a programme of ARS events and performances. In addition to artists living in Africa, the show also features others who live outside the continent, artists of African descent as well as Western artists who address African issues in their work. The exhibition will extend the idea of what Africa, contemporary art and African contemporary art are today.
ARS 11 is a major international art event filling Kiasma with artworks, performances, screenings, discussions and workshops. The themes of the exhibition and the artists are presented in richly illustrated exhibition catalogue.
ARS 11 will be part of the programme of the Capital of Culture year 2011 in Turku. ARS 11 will extend across Finland and also to Stockholm, Sweden.