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Basim Magdy  1977, EG

Rank (2014): 1147 


Basim Magdy, Time Laughs Back at You Like a Sunken Ship
Time Laughs Back at You Like a Sunken Ship, 2012

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to top Artist's arttributes:

Painting, Video, Drawing, Animation

to top Most exhibitions in:

USA 22
Egypt 8
France 8
Switzerland 7

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Carlos Amorales  447 9

to top Most exhibitions held at:

  Newman Popiashvili Gallery, USA 6
  Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Switzerland 2
  Espace Croisé, France 2
  artSümer, Turkey 2
  Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Austria 2

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1977 Born in Assiut (EG)

Lives and works in Cairo (EG)
Basel (CH)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 106  Please report missing Information

from 25.2.2015
Description  New Museum Triennial 2015: Surround Audience - New Museum Triennial, New York City, NY Send message


until 30.1.2015
   Basim Magdy - Measuring the Last Breaths of Time on a Fading Scale - Gypsum Gallery, Cairo Send message

until 17.1.2015
   On Site - NYU AD Art Gallery, Abu Dhabi Send message

until 10.1.2015
   Basim Magdy: An Absent Population Laughs at its Haunting Withdrawal - Art in General, New York City, NY Send message

until 4.1.2015
   La Biennale de Montréal 2014 - Biennale de Montréal, Montreal, QC Send message

until 16.12.
   Art as a Verb - MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, VIC Send message

until 10.12.
   The Elephant Test - Lothringer13 - Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich Send message

until 6.12.
   fatamorgana - Galleria Enrico Astuni - Bologna, Bologna Send message


to top Solo shows   18

   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 - ZDB - Galeria Zé 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 (closed, 2013)
   Basim Magdy - Time Laughs Back at You Like a Sunken Ship - Espace Croisé, Roubaix
Description  Basim Magdy - Confronting the Monster in a Monster Costume - Centre culturel Suisse, Paris
   How to Build an Invisible Monument - I.D.E.A. Space at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
Description  Basim Magdy - A Steady Progress Of Nothingness - - Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2013)

   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 (closed, 2013)
Description and image  Basim Magdy - Last Good Deed - 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 (closed, 2013)

   Basim Magdy - Two Days to Apocalypse - Falaki Gallery, Cairo


to top Group shows   80

   La boutique obscure - Espace Croisé, Roubaix
   Project 35 - Volume 2 - The DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
   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
   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
Description  Perpetually Transient - Kunst Raum Riehen, Basel
Description  Anti-Narcissus - Centre rhénan d'art contemporain, Altkirch

   Biennale Jogja Xii Equator #2: Not A Dead End - Yayasan Biennale Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta
   Media City Seoul 2014 Biennale - Pre-Biennale Hub - Media City Seoul - International Biennale of Media Art, 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
Description and image  ReMap 4 - ReMap, Athens
Description and image  Project 35: Volume 2 - VCUarts Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
   The Future Generation Art Prize@Venice 2013 - Palazzo Contarini Polignac, Venice
   Home Works 6 - Ashkal Alwan - The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts, Beirut
Description  Project 35: Volume 2 - Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
   Sharjah Biennial 11 - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah

   In The Wintry Thicket Of Metropolitan Civilization - ARGE Kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano
Description  PhotoCairo 5 - Contemporary Image Collective - CIC, Cairo
Description  Future Generation Art Prize 2012 - PinchukArtCentre, 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
Description Galleri Christoffer EgelundFUTURES PASSED / Project Room - Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen Send message
   Rehearsal - Galeri NON, Istanbul
Description  1st Time Machine Biennale of Contemporary Art. D-O ARK Underground - Time Machine Biennale of Contemporary Art, Konjic
Description and image  Meeting Points 6 - Locus Agonistes: Practices and Logics of the Civic - Beirut Art Center, Beirut
   Weltraum. Die Kunst und ein Traum - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
   SERIOUS GAMES - Krieg – Medien – Kunst - Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt
   An Exchange with Sol LeWitt - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA

Description and image  The Utopian Airport Lounge: An Exhibition of Public Art Projects - Makan Art Space, Amman
   Street and Studio - Von Basquiat bis Séripop - Kunsthalle Wien (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 (closed, 2012)

  ADN GaleriaSCRATCH - ADN Galeria, Barcelona Send message
   TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival 09 - TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague
   Obsession for Collection - Summerfield Gallery - University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham Spa, Gloucestershire
   ALIVE! - Stephan Stoyanov Gallery (formerly Luxe Gallery), New York City, NY
   Fragile Monumente - - Suzie Q Projects, Zurich (closed, 2009)

   The world needs a narrative - Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin
Description  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
   Històries animades - CaixaForum Palma, Palma de Mallorca
   Out of Place - Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Beirut, Beirut
   Out of Place - Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Hamburg, Hamburg
   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 (closed, 2013)
   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 (closed, 2013)
   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


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