Dakart 2014: The Official Program
Thursday May 8
Open only to journalists, partners and officials accredited with their badge. 16h- Press conference with the curators: Elise Atangana, Abdelkader Damani, Smooth Ugochukwu Nzewi.
Friday May 9
10h: Official opening to Grand Theatre in the presence of the President of the Republic of Senegal.
16h: Opening of International Exhibition, Village de la Biennale.
19h: Welcome cocktail, Village de la Biennale.
19h30: Performances of artists (Olivier Fokoua, Ato Malinda, Bouchra Ouizguen)
Saturday May 10
9h to 13h: Opening conference.
Panel 1: Curating exhibitions for contemporary art.
Panel 2: The art critic.
17h: Opening of Guest artists’ exhibition, Musée Théodore Monod.
18h: Opening of African Sculpture exhibition, Garden of Musée Théodore Monod.
Sunday May 11
9h to 13h: Panel 3: The art historian.
Panel 4: The artist and the gallery manager.
16h: Opening of Tribute exhibition to Moustapha Dimé, in collaboration with Blachère Foundation and Eiffage Sénégal, Galerie Nationale.
Monday May 12
9h to 13h: Panel 5: Contemporary art institutions.
Panel 6: Art dealers, buyers, collectors, sponsors.
18h: Opening of Tributes exhibitions to Mamadou Diakhaté and Mbaye Diop, Place du Souvenir.
19h: Opening of Algerian and Royal Air Maroc pavilions, Place du Souvenir.
Tuesday, May 13
9h to 13h: Panel 7: Journals and magazines of Contemporary Art.
16h: Conference: Green Art, Campus of University Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD).
18h30: Opening of exhibition Green Art at the university, fashion show, green parade.
Wednesday May 14
Day in Saint-Louis, to discover OFF exhibitions.
Saturday May 10:
09h-10h, Opening conference: Yves Michaud.
10h30-11h30, Panel 1: Curating exhibitions of contemporary art: Elise Atangana, Abdelkader Damani and Smooth Ugochukwu Nzewi, curators of international exhibition of Dak’Art 2014.
12h-13h, Panel 2: The art critic: Mirjam Westen, Ciraj Rassool, Dominique Berthet, Evangelos Athanassopoulos, Marie-Noëlle Ryan.
Sunday May 11:
9h-10h30, Panel 3: The art historian: Hélène Tissières, Danda Jaroljmek, Frank Ugiomoh, Jindřich Vybíral.
11h-12h30, Panel 4: The artist and the gallery manager : L’artiste et le galeriste : Bomi Odufunade, Jean-Philippe Aka, Jean-Loup Pivin, Viyé Diba, François-Xavier Gbré, Aida Muluneh.
Monday May 12:
09h-11h, Panel 5: Contemporary art institutions: fairs, auction houses, museums, biennales: Mohamed Djehiche, Dannys Montes De Oca, Christopher Spring, Bernard Lafargue, Ayo Adewumni.
11h30-13h, Panel 6: Art dealers, buyers, collectors, sponsors: Salimata Diop, Touria El Glaoui, Meriem Berrada, Liz Lydiate, Lydie Diakhaté.
Tuesday May 13:
09h-12h, Panel 7 : Journals and magazines of Contemporary Art, in collaboration with AFRIKADAA : Malick Ndiaye, Mohamadou Sy Siré, Massamba Mbaye, Pascale Obolo, Louisa Babari, Seloua Luste Boulbina.