Ibrahim Mahama was born in 1987 in Tamale, Ghana. He lives and works in Accra, Kumasi and Tamale, Ghana. His work has appeared in international exhibitions including Documenta 14, Athens and Kassel (2017), ‘All the World’s Futures’, 56th Venice Biennale, Venice (2014); ‘Artist’s Rooms’, K21, Dusseldorf (2015); ‘Material Effects’, The Broad Art Museum, Michigan (2015); ‘An Age of Our Own Making’, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen and Holbæk city (2016); and ‘Fracture’, Tel Aviv Art Museum, Israel (2016).

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Ibrahim Mahama
Tamale, 1987
Ghana

Past Exhibitions

Fondazione Nicola Trussardi presents: Ibrahim Mahama. A Friend

Caselli Daziari (Tollgates), Porta Venezia, Piazza Guglielmo Oberdan, 4 02/04/2019 — 14/04/2019

New Exhibitions at the Margulies Collection 2018

The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse
23/10/2018 — 27/04/2019

Histórias Afro-Atlânticas (Afro-Atlantic Histories)

Instituto Tomie Ohtake
30/06/2018 — 21/10/2018

Histórias Afro-Atlânticas (Afro-Atlantic Histories)

Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand – MASP
28/06/2018 — 10/10/2018

Ibrahim Mahama: In Dependence

Apalazzogallery
28/01/2018 — 31/03/2018

Group Shows

2017
Future Generation Art Prize, Venice, Future Generation Art Prize
Future Generation Art Prize, Kyiv, Future Generation Art Prize

2015
Tyburn Gallery, London, Broken English
56th Venice Biennale, Venice, All the World’s Futures

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Tamale Country of birth: Ghana Date of birth: 1987 Lives in: Accra, Kumasi and Tamale, Ghana