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

Erkan Özgen, TR

Video at Palazzo Forcella De Seta

This project by artist Erkan Özgen explored the impact of conflict on the lives of women refugees in Europe and Turkey who had fled the war zones of northern Iraq. The video featured interviews in which the women recounted their personal experiences of war, suffering and migration.