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‪Art: Did Kenya sell its art scene to China?


Kenyan artists and supporters now react to the Kenyan government's contribution to this year's ‪biennale‬ in ‪#Venice‬, where only one Kenyan artist is represented, namely Wangechi Mutu. The rest are non-Kenyans: 8 Chinese and 2 Italians, according to Michael Soi. Similar thing happened last time in 2013.

A petition to boycot the next biennale in 2017 has been proposed here.

Read Global Voices' article here.

#art #china #kenya #michaelsoi #venice #biennale

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