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Otobong Nkanga 1974, NG

Rank (2014): 1801 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 71

    Ongoing group exhibitions 1

    until 07 Mar 2015
    Collection Permanente / Permanent Collection - Raw Material Company, Dakar

    Solo shows 3

    2012
    However Long The Night, The Dawn Will Break - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
    Contained Measures of Tangible Memories, Indigo Regina - L’appartement 22, Rabat
    2010
    No Today be the story O! - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam

    Group shows 68

    2014
    31ª São Paulo Biennial - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
    8. Berlin Biennale für zeitgenössische Kunst - berlin biennale für zeitgenössische kunst, Berlin
    Giving contours to shadow - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
    Aerial Views - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
    Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa - Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
    2013
    Singularites Partagees - Le 116, Montreuil
    Göteborg Biennial 2013 - Play! Recapturing The Radical Image - Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Gothenburg
    Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa - National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
    Yes Naturally - Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague
    Sharjah Biennial 11 - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
    2012
    Shuffling Cards - art-cade - Galerie des grands bains douches de la Plaine, Marseille
    Biennale Bénin 2012 - Biennale Bénin, Cotonou
    De Nederlandse identiteit? Half suiker, half zand - Museum De Paviljoens, Almere
    ManifestlyPresent - Then - Today - Tomorrow - Forum Triangulare - Euregionaal Kunstcentrum Oud-Rekem, Oud-Rekem
    Tropicomania : la vie sociale des plantes - Bétonsalon, Paris
    Groupshow - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
    Objekt Atlas – Feldforschung Im Museum - Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt/Main
    2011
    Connect - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
    MärklinWorld - Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort
    The Altered Landscape, Photographs of a Changing Environment - Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
    The Collectors Show Part Of Vanuit Hier - Out Of Here - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
    All we ever wanted - Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos (CCA,Lagos), Lagos
    Summer Show - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
    Faites Comme Chez Vous - Raw Material Company, Dakar
    ARS 11 - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
    The western syndrome - La B.A.N.K, Paris
    Unfixed - CBK - Centrum Beeldende Kunst Dordrecht, Dordrecht
    2010
    Body Language - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
    Sentences on the banks and other activities - Darat al Funum, Amman
    De kunstenaar en zijn collectie - Harald Schole en Harold Schouten - Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
    29° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
    Make Yourself at Home - nutidig gæstfrihed i en foranderlig verden - Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
    Whose Map is it? new mapping by artists - Institute of International Visual Arts - iniva, London
    Animism - Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
    Animism - Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp
    2009
    Roots & Routes - Galerie Sanaa, Utrecht
    3rd AiM International Biennale - Marrakech Biennale, Marrakech
    A Delicate Touch - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Autres Mesures - Centre photographique d’Ile-de-France, Pontault Combault
    Isomopolis - Etablissement d'acen face projects, Brussels
    This is now 2 - L’appartement 22, Rabat
    2008
    Re/presentaciones: ellas - Casa África, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    Delight - Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
    Snap Judgments - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    Flow - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography - Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
    2007
    Africa Remix - Contemporary art of a continent - Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), Johannesburg
    Juicios instantáneos - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
    2006
    Trienal de Luanda 2007 - Trienal de Luanda, Luanda
    1. Bienal de Canarias - Bienal de Canarias, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    Africa Remix - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography - Miami Art Central, Miami, FL
    Africa Remix - Contemporary Art of a Continent - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
    Shard history/decolonising the image - W139, Amsterdam
    Shared history/Decoloni­sing the Image - Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
    Snap Judgments - New Positions in Contemporary African Photography - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    2005
    African Remix - l'art contemporain d'un continent - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    heal the world - The Third Line - Dubai, Dubai
    Sharjah International Art Biennial 7 - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
    Africa Remix – Contemporary Art of a Continent - Hayward Gallery, London
    2004
    Tapei Biennial 2004 - Do you believe in reality? - Taipei Biennial, Taipei
    FOKUS 2 – Künstler fotografieren die Hohe Heide - Kunstverein Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen
    26° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
    Afrika Remix - Zeitgenössische Kunst eines Kontinents - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
    Künstlerinnen aus Afrika - Zeichnungen - Malerei - Installation - Galerie Peter Herrmann, Berlin
    Close Reading #3' - Objectif exhibitions, Antwerp
    2003
    8. Bienal de La Habana - La Bienal de La Habana, Havana
    2002
    5ème Biennale de l'Art Africain Contemporain - Dak'Art Biennale de l’art africain contemporain, Dakar

    Dealer Directory 1

    Netherlands
    Lumen Travo, Amsterdam

    Collections 1

    USA
    The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY

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    26 Jun 2014

    Otobong Nkanga: Diaspore / Interview with Otobong Nkanga at 14 Rooms
    Otobong Nkanga: Diaspore / Interview with Otobong Nkanga at 14 Rooms- [Heinrich Schmidt]