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Basim Magdy 1977, EG

Rank (2015): 952 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 120

    Ongoing group exhibitions 3

    until 20 Mar 2016
    Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    until 23 Dec 2015
    Grace of Intention: Photography, Architecture and the Monument - MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
    until 31 Jan 2016
    Project 35: The Last Act - Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow

    Solo shows 24

    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 96

    Welcome to the Jungle - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin
    The Verdant - Hacienda, Zurich
    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
    Perpetually Transient - Kunst Raum Riehen, Basel
    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 Artworks, Prague
    Gypsum Gallery, Cairo
    artSümer, Istanbul

    Collections 5

    National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Townhouse Gallery, Cairo
    Huma Kabakcı Collection, Istanbul
    United Arab Emirates
    Maraya Art Centre - Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah
    Sharjah Art Foundation Art Spaces, Sharjah
    Last update: 26 Oct 2015
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  • Time Laughs Back at You Like a Sunken Ship, Basim Magdy
    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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