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Basim Magdy 1977, EG

Rank (2016): 791 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 136

    Future solo exhibitions 2

    from 10 Dec 2016
    Basim Magdy: The Stars Were Aligned For A Century Of New Beginnings - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    from 17 Nov 2016
    Basim Magdy - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux

    Ongoing solo exhibitions 2

    until 15 Jan 2017
    Basim Magdy - No Shooting Stars - Jeu de Paume, Paris
    until 30 Oct 2016
    Basim Magdy: The Stars Were Aligned For A Century Of New Beginnings - MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome

    Solo shows 26

    Basim Magdy - The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings - Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, Berlin
    Basim Magdy – Some Become Part Time Singers and Some Keep Pretending - Z33, Hasselt
    Basim Magdy - The Ones Who Refuse to Forget - artSümer, Istanbul
    Back Talk – Part I: Death of the Artist - Platform Projects, Singapore
    Basim Magdy: The Relentless Repetition of Reality - The Green Parrot Gallery, Barcelona
    The Many Colors of the Sky Radiate Forgetfulness - Cecilia Brunson Projects, London
    Basim Magdy - Measuring the Last Breaths of Time on a Fading Scale - Gypsum Gallery, Cairo
    Basim Magdy: An Absent Population Laughs at its Haunting Withdrawal - Art in General, New York City, NY
    Basim Magdy: The Dent - Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
    Basim Magdy - Our Shadows Gasped at the Sight of Their Own Multiplying Shadows - State of Concept, Athens
    Crystal Ball - IndieMovingImage 2014 - Zè dos Bois, Lisbon
    Basim Magdy - A Future of Mundane Miracles - Hunt Kastner Artworks, Prague
    A Steady Progress of Nothingness - Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York City, NY
    Basim Magdy - Time Laughs Back at You Like a Sunken Ship - Espace Croisé, Roubaix
    Basim Magdy - Confronting the Monster in a Monster Costume - Centre culturel Suisse, Paris
    How to Build an Invisible Monument - Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO
    Basim Magdy - A Steady Progress Of Nothingness - Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York City, NY
    Basim Magdy - When Thought Evades the Great Thinker - artSümer, Istanbul
    One Day We Will Shine Like The Stars - KÖR Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, Vienna
    1968: Memorial to a Rising Continent - Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York City, NY
    Basim Magdy - Last Good Deed - Museum Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel
    On A Better Day Than This - Townhouse Gallery, Cairo
    Brief Encounters with Semi-Imaginary Worlds - Alexandria Contemporary Arts Forum (ACAF), Alexandria
    Basim Magdy - The Common Deceit of Reality - Okay Mountain, Austin, TX
    In the Grave of Intergalactic Utopia - Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York City, NY
    Basim Magdy - Two Days to Apocalypse - The American University in Cairo - Department of P, Cairo

    Group shows 110

    Why are we afraid of sunsets? - Gdańska Galeria Miejska, Gdansk
    Hacia una nueva orilla - NC-Arte, Bogota
    Third Nature - Hessel Museum of Art & Center for Curatorial Studies Galleries at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
    Imperfect Chronology: Mapping the Contemporary I - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
    Outside The Sentence There Was A City - SALT Ulus, Ankara
    The Time is Out of Joint - Sharjah Art Foundation Art Spaces, Sharjah
    Displacement - Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam
    Memory and Continuity: A Selection from the Huma Kabakc? Collection - Pera Museum, Istanbul
    Ideologue - Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT
    indie-line - artSümer, Istanbul
    A Season in Hell - Gypsum Gallery, Cairo
    Giving Up the Ghost - Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
    Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Grace of Intention: Photography, Architecture and the Monument - MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
    Welcome to the Jungle - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin
    The Verdant - Hacienda, Zurich
    Project 35: The Last Act - Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
    Moving Image Department, 2nd Chapter: The Eclipse of an Innocent Eye - National Gallery Prague - Veletržní Palace, Prague
    The Persistence of Objects - Lismore Castle Arts, Lismore, Co. Waterford
    Displacement of all places - Uqbar, Berlin
    The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things - Home Manchester, Manchester
    La Carte Postale Revisitée - La compagnie, Marseille
    Art as a Verb - Artspace Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    New Museum Triennial 2015: Surround Audience - New Museum Triennial, New York City, NY
    Art as a Verb - Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery, Adelaide, SA
    Lest The Two Seas Meet - Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Warsaw
    On Site - NYU AD Art Gallery, Abu Dhabi
    La Biennale de Montréal 2014 - , Montreal, QC
    La boutique obscure - Espace Croisé, Roubaix
    Project 35 - Volume 2 - The DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
    fatamorgana - Galleria Enrico Astuni - Bologna, Bologna
    Art as a Verb - MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, VIC
    I killed a bull but I couldn't be a torero - Galleri KIT, Trondheim
    Ghosts, Spies and Grandmothers - SeMa Biennale Mediacity Seoul 2014 - Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA), Seoul
    Exhibition Nr 23 - Conceptual Art Centre Bukovje, Postojna
    The Elephant Test - Lothringer13 - Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich
    So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish - Lawrie Shabibi Gallery, Dubai
    Kill All Monsters - Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel
    Fatal Jump from a Stool - Trafo House of Contemporary Art, Budapest
    Zipora Fried / Basim Magdy / Nabil Nahas / Dani Tull - On Stellar Rays, New York City, NY
    Vernacular Alchemists - Centre d'Art Passerelle, Brest
    Perpetually Transient - Kunst Raum Riehen, Basel
    Anti-Narcissus - Centre rhénan d'art contemporain, Altkirch
    Biennale Jogja Xii Equator #2: Not A Dead End - Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta
    Media City Seoul 2014 Biennale - Pre-Biennale Hub - Seoul Musuem of Art (SeMA), Seoul
    Dissident Futures - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
    PROJECT 35 Volume 2 - Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart
    Solar - High Line Art, New York City, NY
    13th Istanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
    ReMap 4 - remap, Athens
    Project 35: Volume 2 - VCUarts Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
    Home Works 6 - Ashkal Alwan - The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts, Beirut
    Project 35: Volume 2 - Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
    Sharjah Biennial 11 - Sharjah International Art Biennial, Sharjah
    In The Wintry Thicket Of Metropolitan Civilization - ARGE Kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano
    PhotoCairo 5 - Contemporary Image Collective - CIC, Cairo
    Future Generation Art Prize 2012 - Office 510, Kiev
    self-portrait - artSümer, Istanbul
    In Fifteen Minutes Everyone Will Be In The Future - Art Today Association - Center for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv
    Newtopia - Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Mechelen
    La Triennale 2012 - Intense Proximity - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
    transmediale 2012 - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
    Meeting Points 6: Locus Agonistes – Practices and Logics of the Civic - Argos, Brussels
    FUTURES PASSED / Project Room - Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen
    Rehearsal - Galeri NON, Istanbul
    1st Time Machine Biennale of Contemporary Art. D-O ARK Underground - Time Machine Biennale of Contemporary Art, Konjic
    Meeting Points 6 - Locus Agonistes: Practices and Logics of the Civic - Jisr El Wati - Off Corniche an Nahr, Beirut
    Weltraum. Die Kunst und ein Traum - Museumsquartier, Vienna
    SERIOUS GAMES - Krieg – Medien – Kunst - Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt
    An Exchange with Sol LeWitt - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
    The Utopian Airport Lounge: An Exhibition of Public Art Projects - Makan Art Space, Amman
    Street and Studio - Von Basquiat bis Séripop - Museumsquartier, Vienna
    Indefinite Destinations – Sofia Version - The Red House - Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia
    Les Ateliers de Rennes - Ce qui vient - Les Ateliers de Rennes - Biennale d'art contemporain, Rennes
    As the land expands - Al Riwaq Art Space, Manama
    Indefinite Destinations - Depo, Istanbul
    Cheat Codes: lessons in love - Antena, Chicago, IL
    SCRATCH - ADN Galeria, Barcelona
    TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival 09 - TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague
    Obsession for Collection - Pittville Studios, Cheltenham Spa, Gloucestershire
    ALIVE! - Stephan Stoyanov Gallery (formerly Luxe Gallery), New York City, NY
    Fragile Monumente - Suzie Q Projects, Zurich
    The world needs a narrative - Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin
    TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival 08 - TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague
    Geopolitics of the Animation - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
    Blank Light - Basim Magdy and Jerôme Leuba - Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel
    Geopolíticas de la animación - Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla
    The Most Curatorial Biennial of the Universe - Apexart, New York City, NY
    Me Odio y Quiero Comprar - Galería Enrique Guerrero, Mexico City
    Out of Place - Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Beirut, Beirut
    Out of Place - Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Hamburg, Hamburg
    Històries animades - CaixaForum Palma, Palma de Mallorca
    Histoires animées - Le Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporains, Tourcoing
    Històries animades - Sala Rekalde, Bilbao
    All about Lies - Apartment Project, Istanbul
    Murals - Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York City, NY
    Històries animades - CaixaForum Barcelona, Barcelona
    Lovely Shanghai Music - Himalayas Art Museum (the former Zendai Museum of Modern Art) , Shanghai
    Drawing Restraint - Galerie SAW Gallery, Ottawa, ON
    PhotoCairo3 - Townhouse Gallery, Cairo
    Threat Zone - TPS - Triangle Project Space, San Antonio, TX
    Enemy Image - Momenta Art, New York City, NY
    Toys - Townhouse Gallery, Cairo
    P0sted - Hiscox Art Projects, London
    Current Whereabouts Unknown - Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York City, NY
    Yellow Pages et autre projects du Team 404 - Mamco - musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
    Re:source - Art in General, New York City, NY
    Fries 002 - Marianne Rinderknecht/Basim Magdy - "Dream On" - Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, St. Gallen
    Dream On - Townhouse Gallery, Cairo
    Yellow Pages - Turmgalerie 333, Helmstedt

    Dealer Directory 3

    Czech Republic
    Hunt Kastner, Prague
    Gypsum Gallery, Cairo
    artSümer, Istanbul

    Collections 8

    National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Townhouse Gallery, Cairo
    Huis Marseille stichting voor fotografie, Amsterdam
    Huma Kabakcı Collection, Istanbul
    Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP), Chicago, IL
    Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    United Arab Emirates
    Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah
    Sharjah Art Foundation Art Spaces, Sharjah
    Last update: 14 Sep 2016
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    Time Laughs Back at You Like a Sunken Ship, 2012
    Time Laughs Back at You Like a Sunken Ship, Basim Magdy

    Basim Magdy

    Time Laughs Back at You Like a Sunken Ship

    Super 8 film transferred to HD video. 9 min. 31 sec. (courtesy Newman Popiashvili Gallery)

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