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Otobong Nkanga  1974, NG

Rank (2014): 2065 

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to top Artist's arttributes:

Female
Photography, Drawing, Sculpture, Installation, Performance



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
Netherlands 18
USA 7
Germany 6
France 5
Belgium 4




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Artist Rank
Zwelethu Mthethwa  1102 14
Allan deSouza  4548 13
Romuald Hazoumé  1543 13
Luis Basto  16453 12
Tracey Rose  1460 12




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Lumen Travo, Netherlands 7
  Sharjah Biennial, United Arab Emirates 2
  Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil 2
  The Studio Museum in Harlem, USA 2



to top Biography:  Please report missing Information


1974 Born in Kano (NG)

Lives and works in Antwerp (BE)

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www.otobongnkanga.com

 

Public exhibitions (Selection) 68  Please report missing Information



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   8. Berlin Biennale für zeitgenössische Kunst - berlin biennale für zeitgenössische kunst, Berlin Send message

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   Giving contours to shadow - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin Send message

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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

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2014
   Aerial Views - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam

2013
   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 (closed, 2013)
   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
   The Altered Landscape, Photographs of a Changing Environment - Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
   MärklinWorld - Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort
   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
Description  ARS 11 - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
   The western syndrome - - La B.a.n.k., Paris (closed)
   Unfixed - CBK - Centrum Beeldende Kunst Dordrecht, Dordrecht

2010
   Body Language - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
Description  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
Description and image  29° Bienal de Săo Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, Săo Paulo
   Make Yourself at Home - nutidig gćstfrihed 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 Antwerpen, 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´en 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 CS, 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
Description  Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography - Miami Art Central, Miami, FL
Description and image  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
Description and image  26° Bienal de Săo Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, Săo Paulo
   Afrika Remix - Zeitgenössische Kunst eines Kontinents - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
Description and image  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
   5čme Biennale de l'Art Africain Contemporain - Dak'Art Biennale de l’art africain contemporain, Dakar

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Netherlands

 Lumen Travo, Amsterdam

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USA

 The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY

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