Africa Is No Island: Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden opens new exhibition

The Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden, Marrakech, opened internationally on 24 February 2018 with two exhibitions: a semi-permanent exhibition comprised of the Fondation Alliances’ collection and L’Afrique n’est pas une île ( Africa Is No Island ), an exhibition of contemporary photography from the African continent and the diaspora. The opening coincides with the first African edition of the celebrated contemporary art fair 1-54 in Marrakech. This timely collaboration between MACAAL and 1-54 creates a moment of heightened international awareness, illuminating the creative energy and cultural diversity that is prominent across the continent of Africa. Curated by Jeanne Mercier and Baptiste de Ville d’Avray of photography platform Afrique in Visu and the independent curator Madeleine de Colnet, the exhibition brings together the work

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