Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent

10 February – 17 April 2005, Hayward Gallery

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Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent featured the work of over 70 artists from 23 countries across the continent, making it – at that point in time – the largest ever exhibition of contemporary African art in Europe.

Installation view: Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent, Hayward Gallery, 2005 (2005) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

The exhibition was organised collaboratively by Hayward Gallery, the Museum Kunstpalast in Dusseldorf (where it opened in July 2004), the Centre Pompidou, Paris, and the Mori Museum in Tokyo, and was selected by a committee that consisted of art historians and curators Marie-Laure Bernadac, David Elliott, Roger Malbert and Jean-Hubert Martin, under the guidance of the exhibition’s Chief Curator Simon Njami, previously the cofounder and editor-in-chief of the Paris-based journal Revue Noire.

Installation view: Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent, Hayward Gallery, 2005 (2005) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

Deriving its title from popular music, Africa Remix was deliberately eclectic, mixing generations and media, high-tech and traditional approaches, and featuring artists who had not previously been shown in Britain alongside others who were internationally renowned, including Yto Barrada, William Kentridge and Julie Mehretu.

Installation view: Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent, Hayward Gallery, 2005 (2005) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

Installation view: Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent, Hayward Gallery, 2005 (2005) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

Installation view: Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent, Hayward Gallery, 2005 (2005) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

Installation view: Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent, Hayward Gallery, 2005 (2005) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

Exhibition Guide for Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent, Hayward Gallery, 2005 Exhibition Guide for Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent, Hayward Gallery, 2005 (2005) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

Exhibition guide for Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent.

Private View Card for Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent, Hayward Gallery, 2005 (2005)Hayward Gallery

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Private View Card for Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent, Hayward Gallery, 2005 Private View Card for Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent, Hayward Gallery, 2005 (2005) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

Private view invitation to Africa Remix.

List of Works in Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent, Hayward Gallery, 2005 List of Works in Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent, Hayward Gallery, 2005 (2005) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

List of works in Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent.

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