A Natural Alliance between Kenyan and chinese artists flourishes in Venice

theculturetrip.com by Mary Pettas blogger A dozen artists from China and Kenya present a seemingly united front at the Kenyan Pavilion of the Venice Biennale, under the umbrella of ‘Reflective Nature: A New Primary Enchanting Sensitivity’ – an exhibition that aesthetically bonds the natural African landscape and the consumerist instincts of the modern world. The project has managed to divide public opinion, with some labelling

Kenyan artists’ outcry wakes up the government – Mail&Guardian

  https://mg.co.za/article/2015-04-29-kenyan-artists-outcry-wakes-up-the-government By Christopher Vourlias  When the news was announced in March that Kenya would be hosting a national pavilion at the Venice Biennale for the third time in the country’s history, what might have seemed an honour quickly became mired in controversy.   Of the seven artists chosen to represent the East African nation, five