Manifesta purposely strives to keep its distance from what are often seen as the dominant centres of artistic production, instead seeking fresh and fertile terrain for the mapping of a new cultural topography.

Manifesta 13 Marseille was one of the only international biennials to take place during the global pandemic COVID-19, the biennial ended earlier than planned due to the second national lockdown

Fanni Niemi-Junkola, FI

Video installation at C.P.C.A.

This video by Finnish artist Fanni Niemi-Junkola showed scenes recorded at the Kings Kakadu nightclub in Helsinki, an establishment known for its cabaret and striptease performance. Projected on several screens throughout the exhibition space, it gave the spectator the impression of participating in the show.