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).

Ibrahim Mahama
Tamale, 1987

Current Exhibitions

28 Jan — 31 Mar
On the occasion of his solo show, the artist presents an installation made by hundreds of shoemaker boxes and a group of new photographic works. “In Dependence” is borrowed from the title of Nigerian novelist Sarah Ldipo Manyinka’s...

Past Exhibitions

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

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

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