MARRAKECH (Morocco), Jan 27 — Marrakech is about to draw crowds over the approaching month as a result of it welcomes the inaugural African model of the 1-54 trendy African paintings truthful, whereas staging the worldwide launch of its private essential museum devoted to trendy African paintings.
Held in London for the earlier 5 years and in New York for three, 1-54 is focused to trendy paintings from Africa and its diaspora. From February 24-25, Marrakech will be dwelling to the truthful’s first model on the African continent, welcoming 60 worldwide artists and 17 galleries from Africa and everywhere in the world.
With the paintings world in town for 1-54, the city will seize the occasion to open its brand-new Museum of African Trendy Paintings Al Maaden (MACAAL) to a worldwide viewers. MACAAL, which held an space launch in 2016, all through COP22, is claimed to be the first of its selection in North Africa: an unbiased, not-for-profit trendy paintings museum that targets to collect and exhibit established and rising artists from all through the continent.
Upon opening, the museum will present a gaggle pictures current, “Africa is No Island,” showcasing the work of 40 photographers alleged to highlight the cultural selection found all through the continent and its diaspora, and joined by a sound arrange brining the noises of Marrakech into the museum — a choice to evoke a means of a “communal Moroccan experience,” says the museum.
“Africa is No Island” runs from February 24 by the use of August 24.
MACAAL joins one different essential museum to open its doorways in Marrakech in newest months: late remaining 12 months, the city turned dwelling to a brand-new museum devoted to the French couturier Yves Saint Laurent, displaying better than 5,000 devices of garments and 15,000 excessive vogue tools in a putting new venue.
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