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.

Metahaven, NL

During Manifesta 8 the Dutch collective Metahaven redesigned the labels of Murcia-grown fruit. Their new labels addressed the geopolitical situation of the territories where the fruit was grown, adding elements of surprise and speculation. The fruit with the redesigned labels was distributed in a food-market installation at Manifesta.