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Sandra Mujinga

Images

Sandra Mujinga, installation view Preis der Nationalgalerie, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, 2021, Photo by Mathias Völzke

Sandra Mujinga, installation view Preis der Nationalgalerie, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, 2021, Photo by Mathias Völzke

Sandra Mujinga, installation view Preis der Nationalgalerie, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, 2021, Photo by Freunde der Nationalgalerie

Sandra Mujinga, installation view Preis der Nationalgalerie, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, 2021, Photo by Freunde der Nationalgalerie

Sandra Mujinga, installation view Worldview, 2021, Swiss Institute, New York

Sandra Mujinga, installation view Worldview, 2021, Swiss Institute, New York

Sandra Mujinga, installation view Worldview, 2021, Swiss Institute, New York

Sandra Mujinga, installation view Worldview, 2021, Swiss Institute, New York

Installation view Midnight, Vleeshal, 2020, Middelburg

Installation view Midnight, Vleeshal, 2020, Middelburg

Flo, 2019, video installation, polycarbonate, MDF, wood beams, HD video with sound 50:13 min., dimensions variable Installation view Midnight, Vleeshal, 2020, Middelburg

Flo, 2019, video installation, polycarbonate, MDF, wood beams, HD video with sound 50:13 min., dimensions variable Installation view Midnight, Vleeshal, 2020, Middelburg

Sandra Mujinga, Flo, 2019, video installation, polycarbonate, MDF, wood beams, HD video with sound 50:13 mins. – 356 × 317 × 170 cm

Sandra Mujinga, Flo, 2019, video installation, polycarbonate, MDF, wood beams, HD video with sound 50:13 mins. – 356 × 317 × 170 cm

Ghosting, 2019, soft PVC, denim, acrylic paint, oil paint, glycerine, threaded rods and rod coplings, dimension variable. Installation view Witch Hunt, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, 2020

Ghosting, 2019, soft PVC, denim, acrylic paint, oil paint, glycerine, threaded rods and rod coplings, dimension variable. Installation view Witch Hunt, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, 2020

Amnesia? Amnesia?, 2019, video installation, 5 MDF boards, loop. duration: 04:55 min. Installation view Witch Hunt, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, 2020

Amnesia? Amnesia?, 2019, video installation, 5 MDF boards, loop. duration: 04:55 min.
Installation view Witch Hunt, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, 2020

Sandra Mujinga, installation view SONW – Shadow Of New Worlds, Kunsthall Bergen, 2019

Sandra Mujinga, installation view SONW – Shadow Of New Worlds, Kunsthall Bergen, 2019

Sandra Mujinga, Stretched Delays 1, 2017, HD video, 13 mins. in loop, 32 inches LED TV, digital print on clear plexi glass (120 × 90 × 0,3 cm), steel and silicone rubber

Sandra Mujinga, Stretched Delays 1, 2017, HD video, 13 mins. in loop, 32 inches LED TV, digital print on clear plexi glass (120 × 90 × 0,3 cm), steel and silicone rubber

Sandra Mujinga, Ghosting, 2019, soft PVC, denim, acrylic paint, oil paint, glycerine, threaded rods and rod coplings, dimensions variable, installation view Tempo Tempo Tempo, Kistefos-Museet, Jevnaker, 2019, photo: Jan Khür

Sandra Mujinga, Ghosting, 2019, soft PVC, denim, acrylic paint, oil paint, glycerine, threaded rods and rod coplings, dimensions variable, installation view Tempo Tempo Tempo, Kistefos-Museet, Jevnaker, 2019, photo: Jan Khür

Sandra Mujinga, Ghosting, 2019 (detail), soft PVC, denim, acrylic paint, oil paint, glycerine, threaded rods and rod coplings, dimensions variable, photo: Jan Khür

Sandra Mujinga, Ghosting, 2019 (detail), soft PVC, denim, acrylic paint, oil paint, glycerine, threaded rods and rod coplings, dimensions variable, photo: Jan Khür

Sandra Mujinga, installation view Seasonal Pulses, Croy Nielsen, Vienna, 2019

Sandra Mujinga, installation view Seasonal Pulses, Croy Nielsen, Vienna, 2019

Sandra Mujinga, installation view Seasonal Pulses, Croy Nielsen, Vienna, 2019

Sandra Mujinga, installation view Seasonal Pulses, Croy Nielsen, Vienna, 2019

Sandra Mujinga, Nkámá, 2019 (detail), fabric, tinted glycerine, plastic, metal, cellular concrete, 270 × 110 × 50 cm

Sandra Mujinga, Nkámá, 2019 (detail), fabric, tinted glycerine, plastic, metal, cellular concrete, 270 × 110 × 50 cm

Sandra Mujinga, Libwá, 2019 (detail), fabric, tinted glycerine, plastic, metal, cellular concrete, 270 × 110 × 50 cm

Sandra Mujinga, Libwá, 2019 (detail), fabric, tinted glycerine, plastic, metal, cellular concrete, 270 × 110 × 50 cm

Sandra Mujinga, installation View, Calluses, Tranen, Copenhagen, 2018

Sandra Mujinga, installation View, Calluses, Tranen, Copenhagen, 2018

Sandra Mujinga, Release, 2018, PU leather, Clear plexiglass x 2, steel and silicon rubber Variable

Sandra Mujinga, Release, 2018, PU leather, Clear plexiglass x 2, steel and silicon rubber Variable

Sandra Mujinga, Camuflage Waves 1 – 3, 2018, Inkjet print on film, soft pvc, gormets, threaded rods 194 cm × 128 cm

Sandra Mujinga, Camuflage Waves 1 – 3, 2018, Inkjet print on film, soft pvc, gormets, threaded rods 194 cm × 128 cm

Sandra Mujinga, Camuflage Waves 1 – 3, 2018 (detail), Inkjet print on film, soft pvc, gormets, threaded rods 194 cm × 128 cm

Sandra Mujinga, Camuflage Waves 1 – 3, 2018 (detail), Inkjet print on film, soft pvc, gormets, threaded rods 194 cm × 128 cm

Sandra Mujinga, installation View, Hoarse Globules, 2018, UKS, Oslo

Sandra Mujinga, installation View, Hoarse Globules, 2018, UKS, Oslo

Sandra Mujinga, installation View, Hoars Globules, 2018, UKS, Oslo

Sandra Mujinga, installation View, Hoars Globules, 2018, UKS, Oslo

Sandra Mujinga, installation View, Re-imaging Thing I, UKS, Oslo, 2018

Sandra Mujinga, installation View, Re-imaging Thing I, UKS, Oslo, 2018

Sandra Mujinga, Nocturnal Kinship, 2018, performance, Grüner Salon, Berlin

Sandra Mujinga, Nocturnal Kinship, 2018, performance, Grüner Salon, Berlin

Sandra Mujinga, installation View, Real Friends, 2016, Kunstverein, Oslo

Sandra Mujinga, installation View, Real Friends, 2016, Kunstverein, Oslo

Sandra Mujinga, installation View, Real Friends, 2016, Kunstverein, Oslo

Sandra Mujinga, installation View, Real Friends, 2016, Kunstverein, Oslo

Sandra Mujinga, Throwing Voice, 2016, Video Installation, 00:44:08, 3 lexan plates 2000mm × 15000mm × 3mm each

Sandra Mujinga, Throwing Voice, 2016, Video Installation, 00:44:08, 3 lexan plates 2000mm × 15000mm × 3mm each

CV

Sandra Mujinga
*1989, Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo — Lives and works in Berlin and Oslo

Education

2013 – 2015
Malmö Art Academy (Lund University), Master

2014
Textual Sculpture, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

2010 – 2013
Malmö Art Academy (Lund University), Bachelor

2008 – 2010
Einar Granum School of Art, 3‑Dimensional Techniques, Oslo

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2022
Solo Oslo, MUNCH, Oslo 

2021
Sandra Mujinga, Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg 
Worldview, Swiss Institute, New York 
Spectral Keepers, The Approach, London

2020
Midnight, Vleeshal, Middelburg

2019
SONW – Shadow Of New Worlds, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen
AMNESIA? AMNESIA?, Noplace, Oslo
Seasonal Pulses, Croy Nielsen, Vienna

2018
Hoarse Globules, UKS, Oslo 
Calluses, Tranen, Copenhagen

2016
Lovely Hosts, MAVRA, Berlin
Real Friends, Oslo Kunstforening, Oslo

2015
Rare Darlings, master graduate show at KHM gallery, Malmö

2014
Lime/​Bodybuilding/​Hype/​Discipline, Back to Basics, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen

2013
Make Me Like You, with Linda Spjut, CEO Gallery, Malmö

2012
Reflection and Reflective Practice, Inter Arts Center, Malmö
Almost Like To Flog a Dead Horse, Podium, Oslo

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021
Our Silver City, 2094, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham (upcoming)
Soft Water Hard Stone, The New Museum Triennial, New York (upcoming)
Preis der Nationalgalerie, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin 
TECHNO, Fondazione Museion, Bolzano
Sensing Nature, MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image, Montréal
Liquid Life, Kistefos Museum, Jevnaker, Norway
Sandefjord Kunstforening Art Prize 2021, Sandefjord Kunstforening, Norway
EUROPA, Oxalá, MUCEM, Marseille, Musée Royale de l’Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Fondation Gulbenkian, Lisbon (upcoming)
The Inconstant World, Institute of Contemporary Art, LA
Symbiotic Agencies, 3hd Festival, Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin

2020
Who Are We Are Who, Braunsfelder Family Collection, Cologne
Witch Hunt, Kunsthal Charlottenborg
Magical Soup, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin 
STUDIO BERLIN, Boros Foundation / Berghain, Berlin
Beyond the Black Atlantic, Kunstverein Hannover

2019
Encounters-Nordic Photography Beyond Borders, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen
The Measure of All Things: On the (In)Human, Lunds Konsthall, Lund 
Tempo Tempo Tempo, Kistefosmuseet, Jevnaker 
Shapeshifters, The Approach, London
OpenArt, Örebro
Encounters-Nordic Photography Beyond Borders,Hasselblad Center, Göteborg

2018
KlubRå, Roskilde festival, Denmark
Face of Another, Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen
Voyage,Tropez, Berlin
Vibrant Matter, SAK – Svendborg Amts Kunstbygning, Svendborg
Coronation, Horse & Pony, Berlin

2017
Subjektiv, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
Hverdagen, Kristiansand Kunsthall
Skip Zone, Magenta Plains, New York
APPARATUS – Technologies of Persuasion, Kunstverein Braunschweig 
Subjektiv, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
Norwegian Sculpture Biennial, Vigeland-museet, Oslo 

2016
EKPGO, Tegnebiennalen, Oslo
Missed Connections, JULIA STOSCHEK COLLECTION, Düsseldorf
Dog.Piss.Protection.Attachments., L‑Project Space, Beijing
Fredrik Roos, Moderna Museum, Malmö
EN KOLLEKTIV PSYKOGEOGRAFISK GUIDE TIL OSLO, Drawing biennalen 2016, Oslo
F‑holes (Humble Habits Domestic Monuments pt. 2), HHDM, New York
Intersections, (w/​the Girls of the Internet Museum), Tensquared gallery 

2015
Swimminal Poolitics, dis Magazine (Online)
NeverWinter: BorderLands, organised by Agatha Valkyrie Ice and Daniel Iinatti, Dragon’s Lair, Stockholm
Kenosis, Halmlagret, Copenhagen
Bomber, Gallery Loyal, Stockholm
We will push the ship ashore and let it drift towards the darkest of oceans, Malmö Art Museum 
The Examples, Arts & Globalization Conference, Copenhagen
The Hot Show, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen

2014
Phenomenal, Kunstschlager Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
Back to Basics, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium
Lumba Kuda, Window, Auckland, New Zealand 
FIGHT#7, Center, Berlin

2013
DNB Bank Art Grant foundation, Oslo Kunstforening/​Art association 
Bachelor exhibition, KHM gallery, Malmö
Places of Bourn, Tiril Hasselknippe feat. Emelie Sandström & Sandra Mujinga, Toves Galleri, Copenhagen

2012
Garden Show, Penang, Malaysia
Ann Cathrin November Høibo: It’s Not the Title Because it Doesn’t Make Sense Anymore, Oslo Kunstforening/​Art association 
Prøverommet, Gallery Knipsu, Bergen
July, CEO gallery, Malmö
Dear Gertrud, Gallery Pleasant, Copenhagen

2011
Destroy, She Said; Inter Arts Discourse and Production, Inter Arts Center, Malmö
Edge of Glory, CEO, Gallery, Malmö
PANG AEA, Inter Arts Center, Malmö

Selected performances

2018
Live soundtrack: NaEE RoBErts x The place of Dead Roads, a film by Joachim Koester, Bergen Kunsthall
Nocturnal Kinship, Grüner Salon (Volksbühne), invited by Calla Henkel and Max Pitegoff, Berlin

2017
NaEE RoBErts, Thora Dolven Balke, Alt Som Puster, Konspirerer, (UKS), Kunstnernes Hus
Opaque Poetics, curated by NKISI, Wysing Arts Center, Cambridge 
CAROLINE, with Linda Spjut, Acud Macht Neu, Berlin
Performance event with: Hot Pocket-Tori Wrånes, National Museum of Art, Oslo 

2016
Simulation 2. AUTO FLT AP OFF, X AND BEYOND, Copenhagen
Safety First, Total Institution, SMK Friday, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen

2015
When I Stopped Playing Hard to Get, Soft CityInter Arts Center, Malmö 
EMELIE, Sommarscen Malmö, in collaboration with Linda Spjut 
The Polyphonic Host, Signal, Malmö
General Booty Of Work, Toves Reports from Venice, Venice 
Pillow, Future Legends, Palladium, Malmö 
YOU ARE INVITED, Center of Contemporary Art, Lagos
SOPHIEwith Linda Spjut, Sikås Art Center, Sikås

2014
Space Is Transience, PLX Kirseberg Kontemporära Kunsthall, Malmö 
ANNA, with Linda Spjut, Inkonst, Malmö
KAH BEE with Linda Spjut, Phenomenal, The Icelandic Sculpture Society, Reykjavík
I can delete it, it is not happening now, Soft City, Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo
NaEE RoBErts/​Sandra Mujinga, Ve.sch, Vienna 
SHOWROOM, with Linda Spjut, Showroom, Malmö

2013
Jacob Wren, BAND NIGHT, Skånes Konstforening, Malmö with Linda Spjut
Relay Logics, Claudia del Fierro,Critical and Pedagogical Studies, Inkonst, Malmö
Live Screening, After School Special, Landmark, Bergen
Embassy/​Friday/​Casuals/​CEO/​Sandra Mujinga, Inkonst, Malmö

2012
NaEE RoBErts, Skrammel, Inkonst, Malmö
Somebody that I used to know, book launch for Kollektivet” by Ingrid Furre, Oslo
Support for HYPE WILLIAMS, collaboration with Ken Ood, Inkonst, Malmö
Zobah, radio gallery, Neu, radio Nova, Oslo
4 Love Songs, Konsthall Passagen, Linköping
MadotsLa liberté fantasmaticque, exhibition by Karen Gimle, Rummet/​Fotogalleriet Format, Malmö
A Week Before The Frantz Reichelt Thing, TIMES Bar, Berlin

2011
Hair Food, Malmö Festival
Ska vi plocka körsbär i min trädgård… Skånes konstforening, Malmö
Zobah, Theaterens Natt, Kontrapunkt, Malmö
ZobahANY LANGUAGE FOR A COMMON EXPERIENCE, exhibition by Karen Gimle, KHM Gallery Malmö

2010
Strange Age art festival, Podium, Oslo

Grants

2018
Working grant, Kulturrådet 
Exhibition grant, Kulturrådet

2017
Cultiva Ekspress
International exchange, Iaspis– Konstnärsnämnden
Exhibition grant, Kulturrådet 
Exhibition grant, Vederlagsfondet

2016
International exchange, Iaspis– Konstnärsnämnden
Exhibition grant, Kulturrådet
Exhibition grant, Vederlagsfondet
Fredrik Roos Stipendiet

2015
Diversestipend for Nyutdannede Kunstnere, Kulturrådet
Travel grant, OCA (CCA, Lagos)

2013
DNB Bank Art Grant foundation

Artist Talks

2018
Art World Talk | Sexism in the Art World with Hannah Weinberger, Julieta Aranda and Elvia Wilk, Art Basel
Conversation with Donna Kukama, Amanda Umuhire, Mayowa and Maggie Coker, invited by Lavender Wolf, Weissensee academy of art , Berlin

2017
Malmö Fotobiennal: The Society of the Spectacle, Malmö Konsthall

2016
Superslick Surfaces, Overgaden Lecture series, Overgaden, Copenhagen
Why Do We Need Idols, When We Have Eachother?, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

2015
Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos

2014
Sikås Art Center, Sikås

Publications

2020
SONW – Shadow of New Worlds, texts by Sandra Mujinga, Wong Bing Hao, Tamar Clarke-Brown, Olamiju Fajemisin, Jessica Lauren Elizabeth Taylor. Co-published by Bergen Kunsthall and Vleeshal

2019
TEMPO TEMPO TEMPO, ed. by Rhea Dall, Kistefos

2017
TEXTE ZUR KUNST, Image Spread, Identity Politics Now, September 2017, Berlin

2014
Grafters’ Quarterly, Improvising Logics’ (first issue), Bergen
Ve.Sch Heft, Nr.19 & 20, Vienna
SSTLT-115919758, coeval​.gen​.in, Berlin
Back to Basics, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium

2013
Writing and Indifference, edited by Philip Gurrey and Johnny Herberted
I Love You 100% Yes I Do, Grafters’ Quarterly 
A present in print, If I can’t dance workshop, Copenhagen Art Festival

Selected press

2021
Sumba, Eric Otieno, Sandra Mujinga”, Frieze, April

2020
Chan, Hera, Sandra Mujinga Sheds a Light on a Troubled Dutch Past”, Frieze, November
Franchini, Attilia Fattori, Transforming Darkness Into a Space of Agency: Sandra Mujinga”, Mousse, June 

2019
Bernhoft-Sjødin, Lisa, On the Edge of Isolation”, objek​tiv​.no, January

2018
Hao, Wong Bing, Strategies for Survival: Wong Bing Hao examines the unconditional life & perishable presence of Sandra Mujinga’s Hoarse Globules”, AQNB, August 
Yazdani, Sara R., Critics’ Picks”, Artforum, August
Retter blikket mot de usynlige”, Dagsavisen, July
Ugelvig, Jeppe, Portrait: Sandra Mujinga”, Spike, July
Helsvig, Simen Joachim, Kroppen er hudens fôr”, Kun​stkri​tikk​.no, June
Flatø, Emil, Sandra Mujinga sender postkort fra fremtiden”, Morgenbladet, June
Jensen, Martine Hoff, Det blir som en konstant kuratering av eget liv”, D2, May
Handberg, Kristian, Samtidsliv gemt bag en kunstig læderhud, Kun​sten​.nu, May

2017
Enge, Mariann, Svart er det nye kvit”, Kun​stkri​tikk​.no, June
Subjektiv på Malmö Konsthall”, Sveriges Radio, June
Bøhler, Ragbhild, Vi er på samme planet”, NATT&DAG, Oslo, April/​May p. 42 – 43
Simpson, Ryan, Gambletron/​NaEE RoBErts/​Wren Turco”, Tiny Mixtapes, March
Dunton, Creaig, Transparens: Gambletron/​Wren Turco/​NaEE RoBErts”, Brainwashed, March
Special Feature: Sandra Mujinga”, Artviewer, February
Mazzucchilli, Kiki, Future Greats”, ArtReview, January

2016
Weber, Eleanor Ivory, Review: Sandra Mujinga – Oslo Kunstforening”, Frieze, November
Joung, Nora, Who Are Your Real Friends”, Kun​stkri​tikk​.no, October
Jakobsen, Olé Bak, internet-æstetik og solcreme på særmen”, kun​sten​.nu, October
Skylstad, Kristian, Jeg er Sandra Mujinga”, Kun​stkri​tikk​.no, October
Gillberg, Jonas, Malmökonstnär tilldelas ett av Sveriges största konststipendier”, Sydsvenskan, March
Stierna, Joakim, Tre lika goda artister fick dela på proset”, Skånska Dagbladet, March

2015 
Millroth, Thomas, Dubbel Laddning”, Sydsvenskan, February

2014
Albrethsen, Pernille, 21. december”, Kun​stkri​tikk​.no, December
Heilmann, Hannah, 19. december”, Kun​stkri​tikk​.no, December

2013
Sparebenkstiftelsen DNBs pris delt ut”, Kun​st​fo​rum​.as, November
Bergquist, Madeleine, Things May Change But I’m Still The Same”, NaEE RoBErts, hymn​.se, July

Music Releases

2016
NaEE RoBErts- Summer Care, (50 ex. Kassetter) Idle Chatter, New York

2012
Remix of Dark Motion” by Mmm…( 7” vinyl)
Charly Orange, Dear Janelle(50 cassettes, 300AD)
NaEE Roberts, You Can’t Tickle Yourself”, Ambient Acid Vol 1. (digital)