First timer, Angola, has been given the Golden Lion prize award at the ongoing 55th Venice Biennale.
|Edson Chagas poses with his Golden Lion prize|
The Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy-led five member jury which include Ali Subotnick, Bisi Silva, Jessica Morgan and Francesco Manacorda, also awarded a Berlin, Germany-based British artist, Tino Sehgal Golden Lion as the best artist of the 55th Venice.
The other entry of Angola at the Venice Biennale include paintings and sculpture grouped as Angola em Movimento from 21 artists.
A Silva Lion prize of the Venice Biennale 2013 went to Paris-based artist Camillie Henrot's video work.
Angola Pavilion profile: Commissioner: Ministry of Culture. Curators:Beyond Entropy (Paula Nascimento, Stefano Rabolli Pansera), Jorge Gumbe. Venue: Palazzo Cini, Dorsoduro 864