The Bieninal of Contemporary African Art, DAK'ART, will be held from May 28 to June 28, 2020 in Dakar, under the high patronage of the President of the Republic of Senegal. This fourteenth edition, which marks the 30th anniversary of the Biennal of Contemporary African Art, will have the general theme « Ĩ’Ndaffa »/ out of the fire.
« Ĩ’Ndaffa »., in Serer (language spoken in Senegal), means to produce. It is a verb that denotes the dynamics and the action of creating, recreating and kneading. This general theme refers to the creation of a new and autonomous world, which nourishes the diversity of contemporary African creativities, while projecting new ways of telling and apprehending Africa, in a constant dialogue and interaction. with the rest of the world.
The open call for applications the International Exhibition of the Biennial is from July 1st to September 15th , 2019 to all African artists and the Diaspora, working on all aesthetic expressions and different forms of contemporary art.