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

Current Exhibitions

30 Jun — 21 Oct
The collective exhibition “Histórias Afro-Atlânticas” involves two of the main cultural institutions of Sao Paulo, namely MASP and Instituto Tomie Ohtake, with an initiative never seen before. The exhibition includes about 400 artworks by more...

Histórias Afro-Atlânticas (Afro-Atlantic Histories)

Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand – MASP

28 Jun — 10 Oct
“Afro-Atlantic Histories” features 450 works by 214 artists ranging from the 16th to 21st centuries and centered on the “ebbs and flows” among Africa, Americas, Caribbean and also Europe. The exhibition aims...

Past Exhibitions

Ibrahim Mahama: In Dependence

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

Ibrahim Mahama

Design District 05/12/2017 — 10/12/2017

Ibrahim Mahama: Fragments

White Cube Bermondsey
01/03/2017 — 13/04/2017

The White Hunter. African Memories and representation

FM Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea
31/03/2017 — 03/06/2017

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