Diversity United is a travelling exhibition displaying approximately 200 works of contemporary art by 81 European artists from 35 countries. The exhibition – with venues in Moscow, Berlin and Paris – considers subjects including freedom, dignity, respect, conflicts and dialogue, landscapes and power and political and personal identity. Diversity United is under the patronage of the State Presidents of Germany, Russia and France: Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron.
The exhibition will be opening in Tempelhof Berlin in spring 2021, followed by the New Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow and the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. This initiative was developed by the Foundation for Art and Culture in Bonn and the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow and is sponsored by the Lars Windhorst Foundation.
The aim of the travelling exhibition is to
- Support public engagement with culture and the arts
- Provide a platform for contemporary artists to showcase their talents and collaborate on important work
- Raise awareness of important global topics and themes through art