Dak’Art 2014 program

Monday 25 March 2013

The new General Secretary of Dakar Biennale discloses the outline of the program for Dak’Art 2014 and also announces a seminar from June 11 to June 13, 2013.
- To discover in the press release in the Press review.

  • 15 January 2014 – 2014’ website
  • Dak’Art 2014’ website is now opened! Find out on: www.biennaledakar.org/2014

    The Biennale of Dakar wants to celebrate with you the beginning of new year 2014 with this new website and a new updated program for Dak’Art 2014 ! Discover official openings, main events, colloquiums on Program. Also, find out our various Exhibitions, our Panels for the Meetings and the OFF 2014. We wish to thank our Partners for their support. Names of selected artists will be announced within few days on this 2014’ website. We wish you a happy and artistic new year and hope to meet you May 9, 2014 in Dakar, Senegal.

  • 30 September 2013 – Applications:Sept. 30
  • Applications deadline is postponed to September 30, 2013 for the International Exhibition of Dak’Art 2014.
    - Read more on page Applications 2014.

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  • 17 May 2013 – Application 2014
  • The call for application for the International Exhibition Dak’Art 2014 is published since May 17th, 2013. Deadline: 15th of September 2013. The Biennale will be pleased to receive application portfolios of African and African Diaspora contemporary artists. Thanks to all of you to spread largely this application call in your country to institutions, professionals, art schools, ministry of culture, art centres, etc.
    - See how to apply on Applications 2014

    - Save the date! The 11th edition of Dak’Art will take place from May 9 th to June 8th, 2014 in Dakar and will gather many artists and visual art professionals from Africa and the world. Dak’Art is the major biennale of contemporary art in Africa. It provides a platform for art professionals and set forth the artistic trends in Africa.

  • 25 March 2013 – Dak’Art 2014 program
  • The new General Secretary of Dakar Biennale discloses the outline of the program for Dak’Art 2014 and also announces a seminar from June 11 to June 13, 2013.
    - To discover in the press release in the Press review.

  • 12 August 2012 – Press review&videos
  • A Press review is updated regularly. Journalists, you can appear on this page by sending us the link or the pdf of your press article. 147 articles available in english but also French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch and newly in Japanese.

    Discover also the great events of Dak’Art 2012 in videos and photos in the Photo/video gallery. Already more than 20 broadcasts available on line. Add your video to this page by sending us your link.

  • 1 June 2012 – UEMOA prize
  • Award of the Economic and Monetary Union of West Africa: Pascal KONAN, from Ivory Coast received the prize.
    The prize ceremony was held Thursday, May 31, 2012 at the Village of the Biennale in Dakar Railway Station in the presence of Minister of Culture Mr. Youssou Ndour, Ms. Paye of WAEMU, Mr Senac President of the Orientation Committee, Mr Wade General Secretary of the Biennale, Mr Bocoum Director of Heritage, Mr Massamba Mbaye jury chairman, Mr Joe Ouakam and Mr Viyé Diba artists.
    See photos of the awards
    See Awards.

  • 15 May 2012 – Day in St. Louis
  • Departure from Dakar at 6:30 am sharp from NOVOTEL (instead of railway station). Arriving about 10:30 in St. Louis.
    Departure from St. Louis at 6 pm (18:00) sharp from Comptoir du Fleuve . Arrival at 10pm in Dakar.
    See: OFF in Saint-Louis to discover the schedule and terms.

  • 13 May 2012 – New program 13/05
  • The program of Dak’Art 2012 events has been updated on Program page.
    5pm on Sunday May 13th: Cocktail offered by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism at Grand Theatre.
    Reminder: The opening of Papa Ibra Tall exhibition is on the 14th à 5pm at Place du Souvenir (instead of Sunday 13th)

    This SUNDAY:
    - 5pm: Cocktail at Grand theatre
    - 6pm: opening of exhibition "Un regard sur Abidjan" at EIFFAGE.
    - 8pm: opening of Joe Ouakam’s exhibition, 17 rue Jules Ferry
    - 9pm: music: National Orchestra at the railway station .

    - 10am-1pm: Meetings an exchanges, « Contemporary creation and social dynamics » at the railway station.
    - 3pm: Communication of Goran Christenson
    - 3.30pm: film about Johan Muyle and Communication of Johan Muyle
    - 5pm: opening of Papa Ibra Tall’s exhibition, Place du Souvenir

  • 13 May 2012 – Colloquiums guide
  • The presentation guide for the Meetings and exchanges has been updated on may 13th : see Panels.
    Opening of the Colloquiums is 10am on saturday the 12th at the Village of the Biennale (railway station).

  • 11 May 2012 – Prizes of Dak’Art 2012
  • Discover the artists awarded! Prizes for Dak’Art 2012 has been announced during the opening of Dak’Art 2012 this morning.
    See Awards

  • 10 May 2012 – Registration St.Louis
  • Persons invited by the Biennale can register ASAP to book their seat for the trip to Saint-Louis scheduled the 16th of may.
    See: OFF in Saint-Louis

  • 8 May 2012 – Press kit in english
  • The complete press kit on Dak’Art 2012 is now available IN ENGLISH .
    See: Press review

  • 8 May 2012 – OFF guidebook
  • The guidebook of OFF exhibitions is ready to download on OFF guidebook.

  • 5 May 2012 – Access badge
  • Only visitors with a Dak’Art 2012 badge will have access to official openings or to private views of exhibitions.
    In order to get your badge, you must complete and return accreditation form: see Access badges / Badges d’accès en français.

  • 28 April 2012 – Press accreditation
  • VIP, journalists or visitors wishing to take photos, film, interview or publish an article must complete and send before MAY the 5th the form on Accreditations 2012.
    For journalists a press room is available on line to download documents, high resolution pictures, logos.
    Please send the form on Accreditations 2012 first. Upon receipt, we will send you the access path.

  • 24 April 2012 – Artists biographies
  • All the biographies of the artists exhibited at Dak’Art 2012 are available on the website, in english as in french. Some descriptions of exhibited works shed a more accurate light on their artwork. See : Selection, Tributes, Guest artists.

  • 9 March 2012 – Press release
  • Discover the selection for Dak’Art 2012: press release to download.
    To know more about Dak’Art 2012, discover:
    - Selection 2012
    - program of the events
    - Statistics about the applications

  • 20 January 2012 – Registration OFF
  • Participants for Dak’Art OFF 2012 must send by email the registration form completed in Adobe pdf format as soon as possible and before the 10th of april 2012

  • 12 September 2011 – Applications
  • Application documents must reach the General Secretariat of the Biennale lately : the 20 th of december 2011

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