Reflecting on creation - Reflecting on contemporary Africa
Contemporary Art | The continent’s economic development prospects have triggered a process of reflection around its current potentialities and its future. The dynamic has taken place in a continual back and forth between the African continent and France.
In 2016, Senegalese economist Felwine Sarr published the essay Afrotopia, in which he made a diagnosis of contemporary Africa, analyzing its potentialities and its economic and human resources. He laid the foundation for a structured reflection around what he believes is a necessary “inward looking cultural revolution”. It’s aim would be to surpass the alienating economic visions inherited from colonialism, in order to focus on human creativity and Africa’s inherent culture.
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