Artes Mundi 7

The shortlist for Artes Mundi 7 brings together 6 international contemporary artists who directly engage with everyday life through their practice and who explore contemporary social issues across the globe.

Each artist brings their own unique perspective to work that explores what it means to be human in contemporary society. Whether introspective and deeply personal or engaged with broader social and cultural issues, each artist demonstrates the importance of art and culture in our everyday lives, challenging our preconceptions and opening up new ways of engaging with the world around us.

21.10.16 – 26.02.17
Artes Mundi 7 Events | Learning | Conference | Guide
venues: National Museum Cardiff  ¦  Chapter
National Museum Cardiff (Open Tuesday–Sunday, 10am–5pm - Galleries close at 4:45pm.)
Chapter ( Open Tue/Wed/Sat /Sun 12-6pm and Thu / Fri 12-8pm)
Galleries closed on Mondays.


Selectors & Judges

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Elise Atangana, Independent curator based in Paris and Cameroon and Artes Mundi 6 Judge.

Alistair Hudson, Director of Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Marie Muracciole, Director of the Beirut Art Centre


Ann Jones, Curator, Arts Council Collection.

Phil Collins, artist.

Elvira Dyangani Ose, Lecturer, Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths; Independent Curator; Member of the Thought Council, Fondazione Prada.

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Director of Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea and GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino.

Nick Aikens, Curator, Van Abbemuseum.

Oliver Basciano, Editor (International) at ArtReview and ArtReview Asia.




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