The Valletta International Arts Festival features the collective exhibition Found a mentalism, which focuses on issues surrounding the Mediterranean Sea while also exploring the current global increase in war and persecution.

Through the work of different artists and works, the exhibition highlights the possibilities of cultural diversity, mutual understanding as well as the establishment of a joint collective society.

Curated by Andrea Hilger and Antka Hofmann, the exhibition features the works of Henri Deparade, Karen Gäbler, Michael Goller, Antka Hofmann, Nina Holzweg, Jonas Lewek, Katerina Belkina, Ulrike Mundt, Sabine Ostermann, Marcin Owczarek, Gaspar Risko, Luc Saalfeld, Detlef Schweige, Katrin Süss and Ekkehard Tischendorf.

The exhibition runs until May 27 at the German Maltese Circle, Palazzo Messina, Valletta. Opening hours: Monday to Friday, from 9am to 8pm; on Saturday from 9am to 1pm; Sundays and public holidays, closed. For more information about the arts festival, visit

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