The Divine Comedy

Heaven, Hell, Purgatory, revisited by contemporary African Artists, through 27 Jul 2014, at MMK Frankfurt am Main

Ato Malinda, On Fait Ensemble, 2010, film still, Courtesy the artist Edson Chagas, TIPO PASS, Filipe D. Kuangana, 2012. Courtesy the artist and A Palazzo Gallery, Brescia © Edson Chagas Dominique Zinkpè, Errance, 2013 Installation view MMK, photo: Axel Schneider © MMK Frankfurt Kudzanai Chiurai, Iyeza, 2012, film still, Courtesy the artist and Goodman Gallery

ArtReview is proud to be media partnering this major new exhibition of work, in all media, by over 50 contemporary African artists, from countries including Algeria, Angola, Egypt, Benin, Congo, Cameroon, Kenya, South Africa, Sudan and Zimbabwe, and which takes as its theme the theological, philosophical and moral ideas explored in Dante's Divine Comedy. Curated by Simon Njami, the exhibition will show works over three floors of MMK – one representing Heaven, one Hell and one Purgatory, and will iinclude a number of new commissions made specially for the exhibition.

Among the artists featured are Kader Attia, Edson Chagas, Samy Baloji, Wangechi Mutu, Zineb Sedira, Kudzanai Chiurai, Minnette Vári, Jems Koko Bi, Zoulikha Bouabdellah and Abdoulaye Konaté.