Kenya

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Pavilion

Organizer/Commissioner:
Paola Poponi
Artists:
Kivuthi Mbuno; Armando Tanzini; Chrispus Wangombe Wachira; Fan Bo; Luo Ling & Liu Ke; Lu Peng; Li Wei; He Weiming; Chen Wenling; Feng Zhengjie; César Meneghetti
Curators:
Sandro Orlandi; Paola Poponi
Open Call?
No

Curator

Name:
Sandro Orlandi
Gender:
Male
Born:
Italy
Lives and works in:
Italy
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
2

Artist

Name:
Kivuthi Mbuno
Gender:
Male
Born:
Kenya , 1947
Lives and works in:
Kenya
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Armando Tanzini
Gender:
Male
Born:
Italy, 1943
Lives and works in:
Kenya
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
2

Artist

Name:
César Meneghetti
Gender:
Male
Born:
Brazil, 1964
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Feng Zhengjie
Gender:
Male
Born:
China, 1968
Lives and works in:
China
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Chen Wenling
Gender:
Male
Born:
China, 1969
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
He Weiming
Gender:
Male
Born:
China, 1964
Lives and works in:
The United Kingdom
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Li Wei
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Lu Peng
Gender:
Male
Born:
China, 1967
Lives and works in:
China
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1
Represented by galleries in:
Beijing, New York and Singapore

Artist

Name:
Luo Ling & Liu Ke
Born:
China
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Fan Bo
Gender:
Male
Born:
China, 1966
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Chrispus Wangombe Wachira
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Paola Poponi
Gender:
Female
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Politics & Economics

State System:
Devolved republic
Ruling Political Party:
The National Alliance
Population (World Bank, 2011):
41,609,728
GDP per capita (World Bank, 2011):
$808
World Bank credit:
$2,800,000,000
Net OECD ODA Aid Received (2011):
$2,474,220,000
Military Expenditure (SIPRI, 2011):
$798,000,000

Alliances


Commonwealth
IMF debt
World Bank debt
Non-Aligned Movement
WTO

Conflicts

Country independent since:
1963 (from Britain)
Colonial History:
Former British colony
Global Militarization Index (BICC, 2011):
116
Nuclear Force?
No