President presented with Malta Biennale official catalogue

Presentation took place during President’s visit to Ġgantija temples.

During her visit to an exhibition as part of the Malta Biennale at Ġgantija temples, the President of Malta Her Excellency Myriam Spiteri Debono received the official catalogue of the maltabiennale.art.

The President was welcomed in Ġgantija by Mr Mario Cutajar, Chairperson of Heritage Malta and President of the maltabiennale.art. The catalogue’s presentation to the President was made as Her Excellency visited the exhibition entitled ‘Decolonising Malta: Polyphony is Us’ by artist Ibrahim Mahama from Ghana. Mahama’s installations include material
transformation to touch on issues of migration, commodity, globalisation and economic exchange. Ibrahim Mahama’s art is world renowned given his installations in Sydney, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Tel Aviv and Venice amongst others.

Ġgantija’s was the second visit by President Spiteri Debono to the maltabiennale.art as the first Maltese biennale continues to attract the attention of international media houses whilst placing Malta on the global map for contemporary art.

maltabiennale.art is a Heritage Malta initiative through MUŻA, the Malta National Community Art Museum, in partnership with Arts Council Malta. maltabiennale.art is also presented in cooperation with the Ministries for Foreign and European Affairs and Trade, National Heritage, the Arts and Local Government, and Gozo, as well as with Visit Malta, Malta Libraries, MCAST, Festivals Malta, Valletta Cultural Agency and Spazju Kreattiv. With the participation of Malta School of Art, AUM, ŻfinMalta, KorMalta, Teatru Manoel, Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, Franco La Cecla, IULM University, Milan, Department of Humanities Studies, Faculty of Arts and Tourism, Underwater Department Heritage Malta, Archaeological Department Heritage Malta and Maritime Museum Heritage Malta.

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