Lille and the Gare Saint Sauveur inspired Simon Njami to undertake this exhibition and voyage. From April 6 to September 3rd, lille3000 presents thirty contemporary artists from fifteen African countries, from the Maghreb to South Africa, who will showcase a young and creative continent that is completely reinventing itself. The exhibition invites visitors to embark on a journey, whether spiritual, poetic, political, artistic, real or committed.
Artists : Kwame Akoto, LeIla Alaoui, Heba Amin , El Anatsui, Joël Andrianomearisoa, Nicola lo Calzo, Mimi Cherono Ng’ok, Theo Eshetu, Gopal Dagnogo, Modupeola Fadugba, Meschac Gaba, Jellel Gasteli, Pélagie Gbaguidi, Kendell Geers, Hassan Hajjaj, Nicholas Hlobo, Délio Jasse, Katia Kameli, Kiluanji Kia Henda, Abdoulaye Konaté, Moshekwa Langa, MichèLE Magema , Fatima Mazmouz, Emo de Medeiros, Hassan Musa , Paul Alden Mvoutoukoulou, Mwangi Hutter, Moataz Nasr, Cheikh Ndiaye, Aimé Ntakiyica, Pumé, Émilie Régnier, Andrew Tshabangu, Freddy Tsimba et Amina Zoubir.
Mirroring the AFRIQUES CAPITALES exhibition presented at the Parc de la Villette, Paris from 29 March to 28 May as part of the 100% AFRIQUES Festival.