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

Cameron Rowland, US

Cameron Rowland lives and works in New York. Rowland received a BA from Wesleyan University in 2011. Rowland is an artist making visible the institutions, systems, and policies that perpetuate racial capitalism. Rowland’s research-intensive work centres around the display of objects and documents whose provenance and operations expose the afterlives of slavery and colonization that permeate our daily lives.