Angola Pavilion Wins Top Venice Honor, the Golden Lion Award, for Best National Participation

Angola Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale
Jun 3, 2013 9:45AM

The Jury of the 55th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia chaired by Jessica Morgan (Great Britain) and comprised of Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy (Mexico), Francesco Manacorda (Italy), Bisi Silva (Nigeria), and Ali Subotnick (United States) has decided to confer the awards as follows:   

Golden Lion for Best National Participation to Angola Luanda, Encyclopedic City     

The Jury paid particular attention to countries that managed to provide original insight into expanded practice within their region. The collaborative nature of each of the chosen Pavilions was a palpable experience.   

Images: Padiglione Angola receiving award courtesy of  la Biennale di Venezia 2013; Edson Chagas, "Found Not Taken" 


Angola Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale