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

Marko Peljhan, SI

Mixed media installation at Luxembourg City History Museum and Wenceslas Trail

The history of Luxembourg has been marked by the military use of the fortress. Slovenian artist Peljhan updated this debate by providing information on how to invade Luxembourg today and how to assume Luxembourg's function as the central European flight control station. The installation broadcasted the conversations in the cockpits of planes flying over Luxembourg.