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UNHCR showcases work by refugee artists at Venice Biennale
25 Jul 2019 -  A new exhibition during the Venice Biennale, the world’s biggest art festival, aims to put refugees centre stage in a debate over whether art should try to change society. The exhibition. “Rothko in Lampedusa”, showcases work by artists who have achieved international acclaim, such as Ai Weiwei and Richard Mosse, and those of five emerging refugee artists from Syria, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast and Somalia.