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Wales' biggest contemporary visual art prize has an international focus and supports artists engaging with the human condition, social reality and lived experience.

The shortlist for Artes Mundi 8 brings together five international contemporary artists who directly engage with everyday life through their practice and who explore contemporary social issues across the globe.

The shortlist was selected from over 450 nominations spanning 86 countries and comprises Apichatpong, Trevor Paglen, Otobong Nkanga, Bouchra Khalili and Anna Boghiguian.

The exhibition features film and video, photography, drawing, sculpture and installation.

National Museum Cardiff

Cathays Park, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 3NP

029 2039 7951


Opening times

Tues – Sun & most Bank Holiday Mondays 10am – 5pm (Galleries close 4.45pm) Closed 24 – 26 Dec, 1 Jan

Free to all

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Valid to 31 December 2020

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Valid to 31 December 2020

10% off café

Valid to 31 December 2020

Enjoy a range of sandwiches and baguettes, home-made soup, and cakes made from local Welsh ingredients where possible.

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