60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia curated by Adriano Pedrosa

Kiluanji Kia Henda
the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia
curated by Adriano Pedrosa

Kiluanji Kia Henda, Courtesy of the ArtistKiluanji Kia Henda, Courtesy of the Artist

“I grew up in country where the generation of my parents were busy drawing a new flag, composing a new anthem, creating an identity for a brand new country, and this is very exciting for someone who aims to be an artist. The fact of not having the cruel weight of history on my back, gave me the huge freedom to invent my own history.”

                                                                                               Kiluanji Kia Henda


Kiluanji Kia Henda
2022 – There are days that I leave my heart at home… (Selected works from 2006 – 2009)
2016 – Concrete Affection
2010 – Self-Portrait As A White Man
2007 – 
Between the two red telephones

2023 – Artissima, Turin
2022 – ARTBO, Bogotà
2014 – Frieze Art Fair, London
2012 – ART|43|BASEL, Basel

upcoming – 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia curated by Adriano Pedrosa
upcoming – Manifesta 15, Barcelona
2024 – Refuge, Lagos Biennial 2024, Nigeria
2023 – Sharja Biennial 15: Thinking Historically in the Present, Emirates of Sharja
2021 – Musing the Borders, Lagos Biennial, Nigeria
2018 – 2nd Yinchuan Biennale, MOCA Yinchuan, China
2018 – Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea
2018 – Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
2014 – Producing the Common, Dak´Art - 11th Biennale of Dakar, Dakar
2013 – Redesign Sintese, 7ª Biennial of Sao Tome e Princepe, Sao Tome e Princepe São Tomé
2013 – Mondays Begins On Saturday, First Bergen Triennial – Bergen Assembly, Bergen
2012 – Les Atliers de Rennes-Biennale of Contemporary Art, Les Praires, Rennes
2011 – Synchronicity, Galerie Baudoin Lebon –Exhibition Program of PhotoQuai - Bienal des Images de Munde, Paris
2010 –There is always a cup of sea to sail in, 29a Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
2010 – PICHA-Recontre de Fotografie, 2nd Bienal of Lumumbashi, RDC
2010 – Geográfias Emocionais_Arte e Afectos, II Trienal de Luanda, Luanda
2008 – Farewell to post-colonialism, 3rd Guangzhou Triennal, Guandong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
2007 – I Trienal de Luanda, Luanda

2017 – Frieze Artist Award 
2014 – Nominated as one of the 100 Leading Global Thinkers by Foreign Politics

2012 – Winner of the “National Prize of Art and Culture, awarded by the Ministry of Culture, Luanda

Tate Modern, Collection of Contemporary Art, London, England
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
MADRE Museum, Naples
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), USA Frac
Grand Large - Hauts-de-France, France Kadist, Paris, France
Migros Museum, Zürich, Switzerland
Calouste Gulbenkian, Coleçõe de Arte Moderna,Lisbao

Colecgao BESA Banco Espfrito Santo, Angola
Kadist Foundation, Paris, France/San Francisco, USA

Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
Fondazione di Venezia, Public Collection, Venice, Italy
Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
Ellipse Foundation, Collection of Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal
Collezione Sciarretta (Nomas Foundation), Private Collection, Rome, Italy
Metropolitana di Napoli, Public collection, Napoli, Italy
PLMJ Foundation, Public Collection, Lisbon, Portugal
Emile Stipp, Video Art Collection, Johannesburg, South Africa

Rui Costa Reis, Collection of Contemporary Art, Luanda, Angola

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