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As a continuation of the ideas endeavoured to propitiate interterritorial dialogue, overcoming localist visions, which have defined the Pontevedra Art Biennial's format in recent times, this year's edition is dedicated to North Africa (particularly Morocco, Algeria and Tunesia) based on the historical links which exist between the Iberian Peninsula, and the Central Maghreb.
29 artists have been selected by the curator, Abdelkrim Ouazzan from Morocco, and his three advisors: Mohammed Djehiche for Algeria, Xosé Lens for Spain and Rachida Triki for Tunisia.
Kader Attia, Rachida Azdaou, Fatima Chafaa, Amina Menia, Omar Meziani, Amina Zoubir
Hicham Benohoud, Mbarek Bouhchichi, Bilal Chrif, Safaa Erruas, Mounir Fatmi, Khalil El Ghrib, Jamila Lamrani, Said Messari, Younès Rahmoun, Ilias Selfati
Pablo Gallego Picard, Amaya González Reyes, Félix Fernández, Xosé Freixanes, Abigail Lázkoz, Carme Nogueira, Carlos Rodríguez Méndez
Mouna Jemal, Nadia Kaabi Linke, Halim Karabibene, Mouna Karray, Nicène Kossentini, Sana Tamzini
30th Pontevedra Art Biennial
17 July - 7 Sept. 2008
Museum of Pontevedra
Pazo da Cultura
José Carlos Valle Pérez