Contemporary Art | Curators Hans Ulrich Obrist and Asad Raza have conceived Mondialité, an exhibition that differentiates itself from the current effervescence around contemporary African art at the Boghossian Foundation’s Villa Empain. Through the concept of mondialité or worldliness, the artists focus on Edouard Glissant’s pioneering cosmology in an exhibition composed of artworks that carry his reflections.
Even though local rooting is often neglected in our current globalized societies, its influence on creation persists. Artists evolve around new and singular landscapes, exploring and composing/outlining the contemporary world through their particular lenses.
However, this globalization phenomenon leads to the homogenization of perceptions and the standardization of ways of life. […]
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