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Stellenbosch, South Africa

At the Stellenbosch Triennale, an exhibition of art that happens every three years, the current exhibition of work by Pan-Africanist artists re-creates the colonial and apartheid-era city of Stellenbosch in an attempt to see how art can make change and bring healing.

“It’s beautifully audacious,” [the slam poet Adrian “Diff” van Wyk] said. “This place just needs disruption, constant disruption.”

Read more in this review by Siddhartha Mitter from The New York Times.

The curator Bernard Akoi-Jackson photographing Ibrahim Mahama’s elongated and stylized coffins made from local timber. The Ghanian artist finds new meaning in commonplace materials around him.Credit…Kent Andreasen for The New York Times