II TRIENAL DE LUANDA 2010

The Trienal de Luanda is one of the most important and most advanced art exhibitions in Africa . 
It is founded and organized by Fernando Alvim and his team, one of the curators is Simon Njami.

   

  

 

The city of Luanda hosts from September 12 to December 19 this year the second edition of the triennial, an event aimed at promoting and disseminating the Angolan culture, especially the historical aspects of the capital.

In order to enhance the Angolan and African culture, and awaken in the citizens interest in art and creativity of local artists, the event promoted by the Foundation Sindika Doloko, is based on two axes: the story of Luanda and the country.

During 14 weeks will be presented 196 projects in performing arts, 28th conference on Angola and the world, an equal number of fashion events, theater, cinema, dance and music (traditional and contemporary Angolan).

Space Tea Caxinde has been chosen to host the triennial this year with the support of the Provincial Government of Luanda and with full disclosure by the New Media Group, as a result of agreements signed between the Foundation and this institution.

The Triennale will be open to all established artists or not, irrespective of styles, allowing the exchange of experience between generations.

On occasion, the foundation's president, Sindika Dokolo, said the event is a heritage of all Angolans who also arouse interest in the arts also aims to promote and enhance the artistry of Africa, as well as encouraging public and private companies to support the arts sector.

He added that the institution will also be held in September an exhibition of works of art and classical African Bakongo Tchokwe that will culminate with the auction of the same.

The presentation of this edition of the project entitled "Emotional Geographies - Art and Affection," was marked by the show's national Next band who played classical music nationally and internationally. Were present at the presentation of the draft cultural minister of Culture, Rosa Cruz e Silva and the governor of Luanda, Francisca do Espirito Santo.