Zineb Sedira

 


 
Nata a Parigi nel 1963, vive a Londra e lavora tra Algeri, Parigi e Londra. 
Insignita dal Ministro della Cultura Francese del titolo di Cavaliere all'Ordine delle Arti e delle Lettere (Chevalier des Ordres des Arts et des Lettres).

Formazione

1998-2003
Royal College of Art: Research studies in the Photography dept., London.
1995-1997
Slade School of Art: Master of Fine Art in Media, London.
1992-1995
Central Saint Martins School of Art: BA (hons) in Critical Fine Art Practice, London.
 
Premi e riconoscimenti
 
2015
Nominated for Prix Marcel Duchamp 2015 will be featured at the FIAC, Grand Palais, Paris
2011
Dazibao Prize, (Publication), Mois de la Photo Montreal, Canada.
2009
SAM Art Prize, Paris
2004
Decibel Award, Arts Council, London
2001
Prix AfAA, Laureat 2001: IV Rencontres de la photographie africaine, Bamako 2001, Mali
2000
Westminster Arts Council, Film and Video Bursaries, London
1999
Artsadmin Artists Bursary, London & Artists film and video national fund, The Arts Council of England
 
Mostre personali

2016
Collecting Lines, Underline: Victoria Line, Art on the Underground, London
Now you see me – now you see me, VCUQ Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Doha, Qatar
2015
Present Tense, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York
Sand of Times, The Third Line, Dubai
2014
Maritime Chronicles, Galleria Riccardo Crespi, Milano
Disenchanted Matters, Galerie Plutschow&Felchlin, Zürich, Switzerland
Zineb Sedira, SESC Pompeis, Sao Paulo, Brasil
2013
Lighthouse in the Sea of Time, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Zineb Sedira, Selma Feriani Project, Tunis, Tunisia
Lighthouse in the Sea of Time, Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston, Houston, USA
Pavilion Downtown, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Sweet Journeys, Galerie La jetée, J1 Grand Port Maritime, Marseille, France
2011
Beneath the Surface, Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris
2010
Gardiennes d'images, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (catalogue)
Les rêves n'ont pas de titre, Musée d’Art Contemporain [MAC], Marseille, France
Under the Sky and Over the Sea, BildMuseets, Umeå University, Sweden
Under the Sky and Over the Sea, Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen, Denmark
MiddleSea, Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada
Zineb Sedira, Musée National Pablo Picasso, La Guerre et la Paix, Vallauris, France
Invitation au Voyage, Galerie Edouard-Manet, Gennevilliers, France
2009
Under the Sky and Over the Sea, Pori Museum, Finland (cat.)
Zineb Sedira: Seafaring, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK
MiddleSea as part of Forex, at Michael Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Currents of Time: Rivington Place, London
Floating Coffins, New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK
2008
Shipwreck: the death of a journey, Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris
MiddleSea, Wapping Project, London
Zineb Sedira, Centre Culturel Français, Algiers, Algeria
2007
Videos by Zineb Sedira, Centre d'Art Contemporain du Parvis, Pau, France
Saphir, Temble Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2006
Saphir, Photographer's Gallery, London (Catalogue)
Transitional Landscapes, Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris
Zineb Sedira, Galerie Esma, Algiers, Centre Culturel Français, Oran and Constantine, Algeria
2005
Zineb Sedira, OneTwenty Gallery, Gent, Belgium and at Fri-Art, Fribourg, Swizerland
2004
Zineb Sedira: Telling stories with differences, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK (cat./DVD)

 
Mostre collettive

2017
Offshore: artists explore the sea, produced by Invisible Dust,,Ferens Art Gallery and the Hull Maritime Museum, Hull UK City of Culture 2017
Tous, des sang-mêlés, MAC VAL – Musée d’art contemporain du Val de Marne
L'Orient aux deux visages, Fondation Pierre Arnaud, Lens, Switzerland

2016
Anthropocene, Galleria Riccardo Crespi, Milano
L’Iris de Lucy, Musée départemental d’art contemporain de Rochechouart, Francia
Barjeel Art Foundation Collection: Imperfect Chronology – Mapping the Contemporary II, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Uncertain States, Akademie der künste, Berlin
Meeting Points, VideoStudio, Studio Museum, NY, USA
10. Group Show 2006-2016, Galleria Riccardo Crespi, Milano
But a storm is blowing from paradise: Contemporary Art from the Middle East and North Africa, Guggenheim Museum New York, NY, USA
Souviens-toi du temps present, Centre d’Art Le LAIT, Albi, France
We Refugees – Of the Right to Have Rights, Karlsruhe, Badischer Kunstverein, Germany
Made in Algeria, généalogie d'un territoire, Mucem, Marseille, France
Between Myth and Horror. The Mediterranean as Conflict, Institut Valencià d' Art Modern, València, Spain
Mother of the Year, Between Empowerment and Crisis. Images of Motherhoood from 1900 to Today, LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz, Austria
2015
Migrantes en el arte contemporáneo, CAC-Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nel Mezzo del Mezzo, Muséo Riso/Albergo dei Poveri, Palermo
The Translator's Voice, SKFM, Sogn og Fjordane Kunstmuseum, Norvegia
Mother of the Year, Between Empowerment and Crisis. Images of Motherhoood from 1900 to Today, LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz, Austria
Horizons, Plutschow Gallery, Zürich, Svizzera
The Unfinished Conversation: Encoding/Decoding, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
Unfinished Conversations, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Libano
2014
Songs of Loss and Songs of LOve: Lee Nan-Young and Oum Kulthoum, Gwangju Museum of Art, South Korea (16 May - 25 August) Catalogue
Here Africa, Château de Penthes, Givevra, Svizzera
The Divine Comedy, MMK Museum für Mordern Kunst – Francoforte, (Scad, Savannah, USA, Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Washington, USA, The Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisbona, Portugallo)
2013
Everywhere but Now, 4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki , Grecia
Homelands, Lalit Kala Akademi: New Delhi; Harrington St Art Centre: Kolkata; Dr. Bhau Daji Lad
Museum, Mumbai - National Gallery of Modern Art: Bangalore
Le Pont, Musée d’Art Contemporain [MAC], Marseille, Francia
Les galeries de la Méditerranée, Mucem (Musée des civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerrannée), Marsiglia, Francia
Becoming Independent, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublino, Irlanda
Ici, ailleurs, La Friche Belle de Mai, Marseilles as part of Marseille Provence 2013: European Capital of Culture
Family Matters: The Family in British Art, Tate Britain, Londra (15 Oct 2012 - 24 Feb)
Imagined Places, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, (12 Dec12 - April 2013)
2012
The Mediterranean Approach, SESC Pinheiros, during São Paulo Biennial, Bresil
Migrations, Tate Britain, Londra (catalogue)
Liquid Archive, Monash University Museum of Art | MUMA, Australia
The Mediterranean Approach, Musée d’Art Contemporain [MAC], Francia
Once Upon a Time the Screen, Arts Santa Monica, Barcellona, Spagna
State of Transit, Open Space Open Systems, Vienna, Austria
Shkoun ahna?, Museum of Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
Usages et convivialité, Maison des Arts de Malakoff, Francia
The Mediterranean Approach, SESC Pinheiros, São Paulo, Brasile
Migrations, Tate Britain, Londra
Once Upon a Time the Screen, Arts Santa Monica, Barcellona, Spagna
Usages et convivialité, Maison des Arts de Malakoff, Francia
Liquid Archive, Monash University Museum of Art | MUMA, Australia
State of Transit, Open Space Open Systems, Vienna, Austria
The Mediterranean Approach, Musée d’Art Contemporain [MAC], Francia
2011
Family Matters: The Family in British Art, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Drift - an exploration of urban & suburban landscapes, Sharjah Art Museum, United Arab Emirates
Disquieting Muses, Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki – State Museum of Contemporary Art, Grecia (cat.)
Haunting: Furtive and uncanny presence in media, art, and pop, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Austria
The Mediterranean Approach, Palazzo Zenobio, Biennale di Venezia
A Million Miles from Home, Fokestone Triennial, Fokestone, UK (catalogue)
A Sense of Perspective, Tate Liverpool, UK
2010
Told, Untold, Retold, Museum of Contemporary Art, Doha, Qatar (catalogue)
Les Rencontres de Picha 2010, Lubumbashi, Congo
Living Across, Spaces of Migration, xhibit, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
Entre-temps, LoftProject Etagi, Saint Petersbourg, Russia (catalogue)
Photography as a process of identity, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgio (catalogue)
Voice Between Lines, Centre d'Art la Panera, Lleida, Spagna (catalogue)
Journey With No Return, A Foundation, Rochelle School, Londra (catalogue)
Wild is the Wind, SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design), Savannah, USA (catalogue)
2009
Frontieres, Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Bamako, Mali
Festival d’Art Contemporain, Algiers, Algeria
Journeys with no return, Akbank Cultural Centre, Instanbul
Femininity/Masculinity, Espai Visor, Valencia, Spagna
Rebelle. Art and Feminism, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Holland (June) (cat.)
Elle@centrepmpidou, Pompidou Centre, Parigi (cat.)
Entre-Temps, MIS (Museum of the Image and Sound) Sao Paulo, Brazile
Maritime Chronicles: flow and junctions, Ausstellungsraum Klingenthal, Kaserne, Basel, Svizzera
2008
Sphères, at Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Châtel (Seine-et-Marne) – FRANCE
Surreale 2008, Galleria Mimmo Scognamiglio Gallery, Milano
Éclats de frontières – Nouvelles acquisitions, FRAC (Fond Réginal d’Art Contemporain, Marseilles)
U-turn, 1st Quadrennial for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Danimarca (cat.)
REVOLUTIONS, The University Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego, USA
Body Space Exhibition, Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle, UK
L’Art au Féminin, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain d’Alger, Algeri(cat.)
2007
House Trip, Berlin Art Fair, Germania
Port Cities, on Mobility and Exhange, Arnolfini, Bristol (cat.)
Art Contemporain Arabe, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain d’Alger, Algeri, Algeria
Her(his)story, Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens, Grecia
Heterotopias: Society Must Be Defended, Thessaloniki Biennale, Grecia
Still Life: Art, Ecology and the Politics of Change, Sharjah Biennial 8, United Arab Emirate (cat.)
Afterlife, Michael Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa (cat.)
Global Feminism, Brooklyn Museum, NY, USA (cat.)
I Am Making Art. 4 Studies on the Artist’s Body: Identity and Transformation, Centre d'Art Contemporain Givevra, Svizzera
Beyond Dust, the Archeological Museum, Napoli, Italia (cat.)
Entre Fronteras/Between Borders, Museum of Contemporary Art,Vigo, Spagna (cat.)
2006
La Video: Un Art, Une Histoire 1965-2005, showcasing video work from the Centre Georges Pompidou’s collection. Touring internationally (cat.)
Mankind, Leuven, Belgio(cat.)
Exorcising Exoticism, 2006 Contemporary Art Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan (cat.)
Why Pictures Now: Photography/Film/Video, Mumok, Vienna, Austria (cat.)
The Waiting Place, Whitstable Biennale 2006, UK
Around the world in 80 days, ICA, Institute of Contemporary Art and South London Gallery, UK (cat.)
Une vision du Monde, la collection de Jean-Conrad et Isabelle Lemaître, La Maison Rouge, Paris (cat.)
2005
The Art of White: painting, photography, installation, The Lowry, Salford Quays, UK (Catalogue)
British Art Show 06, opening at Baltic, Gateshead, touring to Manchester, Castle Museum, across several venues in Nottingham and Bristol. Meeting Point, Stenersen, Museum, Oslo, Norway (cat.)
Identità & Nomadismo, Palazzo delle Papesse-Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy (cat.)
Some Stories, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria. Touring to Minoriten Kultur Graz: May /July 10 and Magazin 4/ Kunstverein Bregenz
2004
Africa Remix, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Hayward Gallery, Londra. Touring exhibition (Publication)
Historias; ‘History in the Making’: Photo Espana 2004 Madrid, Spagna (cat.)
Britannia Works, Athens, Grecia (April) (cat.)
Stranger than Fiction, Arts Council Collection. Touring nationally to Leeds City Art Gallery (April), Carlisle, Aberystwyth, Lincoln, Nottingham…(cat.)
‘Ficcions’ Documentals, Fundació la Caixa, Barcellona (cat.)
Tales of the City, British Council Exhibition, London Focus in 2004 Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italia(cat.)
2003
Looking Both Ways, Museum for African Art, New York, USA (cat.)
Voyages d’artistes, Algérie 03, Espace Electra, Parigi, Francia (Oct.) (cat.)
Gestes, Festival du Printemps de Septembre, édition 2003, Toulouse, Francia (cat.)
Aletheia, The Real of Conceament, Göteborgs Kontanstmuseum, Svezia (cat.)
Fiction of Authenticity: Contemporary Africa Abroad, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Stranger, First Triennial of Photography and Video, Institute of Contemporary Photography, New York, USA(cat.)
Ouverture Algériennes, créations vivantes, La Criée centre d’art contemporain, Rennes, Francia (cat.)
Le XXeme siècle dans l'Art Algérien, Chateau Borrelli, Marseilles (Publication)
Veil, Walsall Museums and Art Gallery and Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool and MOMA, Oxford (Publication)
Zineb Sedira, Galleria Sogospatty, Roma, Italia (cat.) (mostra itinerante)
Regard Croisé, Arles, France (mostra itinerante)
2002
Self-Evident: Making the Self the subject of Art from 1970 to the present Day, Tate Britain, Londra
History/Now, Stockholm Fotofestival 2002, Liljevalchs Konsthall. Touring in Svezia. (cat.)
In/tangible Cartographies: New Arab Video, Pacific Cinèmatheque, Vancouver, Canada
Fold, City Gallery, Leicester, UK (cat.)
Biennal of Photography in Florence and Prato, Monograph, Dryphoto arte contemporanea, Prato, Italia (cat.) (mostra itinerante)
Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles 2002, 33e edition, Arles, Francia (cat.) (mostra itinerante)
2001
Patterns, Spacex Gallery, Exeter, UK.
Mémoires intimes d'un nouveau millénaire, IV Rencontres de la Photographie africaine, Bamako 2001, Mali (cat.)
History of our present, Argos Festival 2001, Cinema Nova, Brussels, Belgio. (cat.)
Authentic/ex-centric: Africa In and Out Africa, 49th Biennale di Venezia, Italia (cat./book)
ev+a, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick Annual Biennial, Irlanda. (cat.)
2000
More than meets the eye, Victoria and Albert Museum, Londra, UK (cat.)
Ekbatana?, Nikollaj Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, Danimarcak (cat.)
Insertion: Self and Other, Apex Art C.P, New York, U.S.A.
‘Artists’ Wallpapers: A Contemporary View’, Victoria and Albert Museum, Londra, UK.
1999
From Where - to Here, Art from London, Konsthallen Göteborg Museum, Svezia (cat.)
Dialogue of the Present, Women's Art Library, UK touring exhibition (Publication)
The Order of Things, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, UK.
Where are you from?, BM Contemporary Art Centre, Istanbul, Turchia.
1998
Is Art Beneath You?, Serpentine Gallery, Londra. (cat.)
Showgirls, Billboard Project, Women's Art Factory, Sheffield.
Return of the Showgirls, Women's Art Factory, The Workstation, Sheffield.
1997
Point of Entry, Cable Street Gallery, Londra, UK.
Out of the Blue, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow Museums, Scozia, UK (cat.)

Collezioni
 
Art in Embassies - U.S. Department of State, Washington
Arts Council England , London
Centre national des arts plastiques, ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, Paris
Centre Pompidou, Musée national d’art moderne, Paris
Collection d’Isabelle et Jean-Conrad Lemaître
Deutsche Bank Collection, Frankfurt
Ernst & Young, Paris
Fonds municipal d’art contemporain de la Ville de Paris
FRAC Alsace, Sélestat
FRAC Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Marseilles
Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow Museums, Glasgow
Kamel Lazaar Foundation, Tunis
Musée d'art contemporain, Marseille [MAC]
Mathaf - Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha
Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris
Musée national de l’histoire et des cultures de l’immigration / Cité nationale de l’histoire, Paris
Neuflize Vie, Paris
SACEM, Paris
SAM Art Projects, Paris
Sharjah Art Museum Collection, Sharjah
Tate collection, London
The Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, Exeter University
The mumok - museum moderner kunst stiftung ludwig wien Collection, Vienna
Victoria and Albert Museum, Contemporary Wall Paper Collections, London
Whitworth Art Gallery, Contemporary Wall Paper Collections, Manchester
Wolverhampton Arts and Museums, Wolverhampton
Private collectors



Bibliografia
 
Selezione di saggi e scritti
 
2011
Beneath the Surface, (text by Steven Bode: 'The Sea Closed By'; Coline Milliard: 'Memories' and Erik Verhagen), Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris
2010
Paul Ardenne: ‘Zineb Sedira: Avant de retrouver un centre’ for the exhibition Zineb Sedira, Musée National Pablo Picasso, La Guerre et la Paix, Vallauris, France
2009
Lisa Lefeuvre: Currents of Time, Iniva, Rivington Place, London, Nadira Laggoune, Erik Veraghen, Lisa Lefeuvre for solo catalogue and exhibition: Under The Sky and Over the Sea, Pori Museum, Finland, Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Denmark and Bildmuseet, Sweden
2008
Rachel Garfield: Zineb Sedira for the New Media Encyclopedia website of Beaubourg Art center, Paris. Cherry Smith: The Work of Zineb Sedira for Lux Online
2007
Nadira Laggoune: Shifting Perceptions for Canvas Magazine
2006
Richard Dyers, Saphir and Elvan Zabunyan, Bringing time to the present: some considerations on the recent work of Zineb Sedira for the solo exhibition catalogue: Zineb Sedira: Saphir
2005
Sarah Zürcher, Syncretic Landscapes and Outlooks, in exhibition catalogue Meeting Point, Stenersen, Museum, Oslo, Norway
2003
Fatma Zohra Zamoun, in Ouverture Algériennes, créations vivantes. Published by La Criée centre d’art contemporain, Rennes, France
Teresa Macri, ‘Elle’ in ‘Zineb Sedira’, solo catalogue, Galeria Sogospatti, Rome
Edith Marie Pasquier, ‘Letters of Transit’ in Looking Both Ways, Museum for African Art
Tina Sotiriadi, Gabriel Coxhead, Simon Njami in ‘Zineb Sedira, a story told with differences’, Conerhouse catalogue/DVD
2002
Simon Njami, Blink, (100 photographers, 10 curators, 10 writers), Phaidon Press
2001
Gilane Tawadros, The Visible and the Invisible: The Work of Zineb Sedira, Authentic/ex-centric: Africa In and Out Africa, 59th Venice Biennale
Rachel Garfield, Zineb Sedira
2000
Salah M. Hassan, Moi et l’Autre, l’Art dans le monde, exhibition catalogue, Paris
Fran Lloyd, Arab women artists: issues of representation and gender in contemporary British visual culture
1999
Edith Marie Pasquier,Oblique Gaze, Dialogue of the Present, exhibition catalogue/publication
1998
Edith Marie Pasquier, essay for exhibition catalogue, Is Art beneath You?, Serpentine Gallery, London
1997
Edith Marie Pasquier, Out of the Blue catalogue, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow