Adelita Husni-Bey lives and works in New York. She is an artist and a researcher whose practice involves the analysis and counter-representation of hegemonic ideologies in contemporary Western societies. Recent projects have also focused on unearthing and re-thinking radical pedagogical models within the framework of anarcho-collectivist studies. She has participated in 2015 5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art Curator: Katerina Gregos, 2015 Alternativa- curated by Emily Pethick, Aneta Szylak and Beatrice Josse, Gdansk Mlode Miasto, Gdansk, 2015 Collaboration Beyond Consensus – Rehearsing Collectivity, curated by Borbala Soos, Off-Biennale, Budapest, 2015 GLITCH- (touring) curated by Davide Giannella, Arthub, Shanghai, 2015 Grand Domestic Revolution (Goes On!)- curated by Martina Angelotti and Yolande Van Der Heide, CareOf, Milan, 2015 Social Coreography- an Ecology of Collective Experience – curated by Stella Sideli and Borbala Soos, Tenderpixel, London, 2015 Sources Go Dark, Centre for Futura, Praha, curated by Valerio Borgonuovo and Silvia Franceschini 2015 Collective Actions, SE CCA, Southern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston – Salem, NC 2014-2015 Glitch, PAC, Milano, Really Useful Knowledge, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia Madrid, Utopia for Sale?, MAXXI museum, 2014, Jens, Hordeland Kunstsenter, 2013, Meeting Points 7, MuKHa, Antwerp, 2013, 0 Degree Performance, Moscow Biennial 2013, What is an Institution? Beirut Season 4, Cairo, 2013, Mental Furniture Industry, Flattime House, London, 2013, TRACK, S.M.A.K museum, 2012, Right to Refusal, 2012, Bregenz Kunstverein, The Sea is my Land, Maxxi Museum, 2013.

Adelita Husni-Bey
Milan, 1985

Past Exhibitions

Adelita Husni-Bey: Chiron

New Museum
22/01/2019 — 14/04/2019

Adelita Husni-Bey: Adunanza

Galleria Civica di Modena 09/06/2018 — 26/08/2018

Solo Shows

Frangente curated by Bruna Roccasalva and Vincenzo De Bellis as part fo Furla Series #1, Museo del Novecento, Milan

Adelita Husni Bey – Four Films curated by Lucia Pietroiusti for Serpentine Cinema, Peckhamplex, London
2265, Miller Contemporary, New York
Libro blanco: la tierra, la ley y el imaginario, curated by Pablo Martínez, CA2M, Madrid

Wave in the Well, Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon

Movement Break, Kadist foundation, Paris, France

Playing Truant, Gasworks, London, UK

Group Shows

Being: New Photography curated by Lucy Gallun, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Children Matter curated by Sophie Legrandjacques, Amélie Evrard, Laureline Deloingce, Centre D’Art Contem porain, St. Nazare The Live Creature curated by Soledad Gutiérrez, Kunsthalle Mulhouse

Take Me, I’m Yours curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Christian Boltanski, Roberta Tenconi, Chiara Parisi, Hangar Bicocca, Milan
Italian Pavilion, Venice Biennale, curated by Cecilia Alemanni Action!, Kunsthaus Zurich
‘Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905-2016‘, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Milan Country of birth: Italy Date of birth: 1985 Lives in: New York