Ghada Amer


Gallery News for Ghada Amer

Ghada Amer features on new contemporary art triennial in New York

Amer is one of 66 contemporary artists included in Uptown, a new triennial of contemporary art organised by Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University in New York (2 June – 20 August). The triennial showcases works by artists living or working in the Upper Manhattan area.

Ghada Amer on residency in Wisconsin

Amer is one of four artists in residence at the John Michael Kohler Arts Centre in Sheboygan, Wisconsin in the US (15 May – 4 August). as part of its Arts/Industry programme. She will be working with metal and exploring new processes in the centre’s metal foundry, where she will be exposed to a body of technical knowledge from the industrial environment.

Tabita Rezaire and Ghada Amer on Constitution Hill show

Rezaire and Amer are included on !Kauru Contemporary African Art’s group exhibition, Being Her(e): Meditations on African Femininities (10 May – 9 June), in conjunction with the Department of Arts and Culture and Constitution Hill. Curated by Refilwe Nkomo and Thato Mogotsi, the exhibition examines the historical and contemporary understandings of what it means to be a female body in contemporary Africa.

Ghada Amer holds solo ceramics show

Amer’s solo exhibition of ceramics, Déesse Terre, is at the Jane Hartsook Gallery at Greenwich House Pottery (6 April – 7 May). The exhibition continues Amer’s connection with material and her desire to become physically invested in mediums and processes linked to the politics of domesticity and femininity.

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  • Solo exhibitions

    Ghada Amer, Reza Farkhondeh & Collaborative Work / No Romance

    Group exhibitions

    In Context: Africans in America (at Goodman Gallery and Johannesburg Art Gallery)

    New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50

    Speaking Back | Curated by Natasha Becker / 2015

    Eat Me / 2011

    Winter Show / Joburg / 2010

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  • Press for Ghada Amer

    Ghada Amer at Villa Datris

    Work by Ghada Amer features on the exhibition Sculptrices at Villa Datris, L’Isle-sur-Sorgue, France. The exhibition invites visitors to discover the world of sculpture by women artists and includes 60 artists, with more than 80 works, including twenty installed in the sculpture garden of the Villa Datris. The exhibition runs from 28 April to 11 November 2013.

    In Context / The Star / Johannesburg / South Africa / 20 May 2010

    A nose and a box to draw art lovers by Ufrieda Ho (3.3 MB)