The exhibition AFRICA is the third and last in the series Architecture, culture and identity. It focuses on the area called sub-Saharan Africa – the part of Africa south of the Sahara Desert. Louisiana’s wish to mount this exhibition has its origin in a very simple observation: despite the fact that Africa is the world’s second-largest continent, surprisingly little contemporary culture from there comes our way. The continent is more or less trapped in erroneous notions; for example that it is a country (not a continent with many countries). And unless one has actually travelled around and experienced the continent with one’s own eyes, it is the stereotyped narratives of abysmal poverty, drought, famine, genocide, military coups, ebola, AIDS and misdirected foreign aid that dominate the picture. It is therefore Louisiana’s aim with this exhibition to shed light, by pinpointing a number of judiciously

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