Massinissa Selmani

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    Massinissa Selmani, Boussole (Compass) 2020 Graphite and coloured pencil on paper, 50 x 65 cm Courtesy the artist © Adagp, Paris

Massinissa Selmani (b.1980, Algiers) lives and works in Tours. Graduated from the School of Fine Arts of Tours (2010). Awards include tenth winner of the Art Collector Prize, Paris (2016); the laureate of the SAM Art Projects award (2016); a special mention at the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015. Residencies include the Veduta Residency, 13th Biennale de Lyon (2015); Studio Perro Bravo, Mexico; and L’Octroi, Tours (2011). Select solo exhibitions include Le calme de l’idée fixe, Centre de création contemporaine Olivier Debré (CCC OD), Tours, France (2019);. Choses fortuites. Château d’Oiron, France (2019); Ce qui coule n’a pas de fin. SAM Art Projects Prize, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2018); Poles Apart, Museum of African Art, Belgrade (2018); Episodes. Itinéraires Graphiques du Pays de Lorient, École européenne supérieure d’art de Bretagne, Lorient (2018); Les choses que vous faites m’entourent, Galerie Anne-Sarah Bénichou, Paris (2017); Même dans la pierre, il y a du sable, Galerie de l’Etrave, Thonon-Les-Bains (2017); Le vent ne veut jamais rester dehors, Selma Feriani gallery, Tunis (2017); Bleu comme une orange. Art Collector Prize, Patio Opéra, Paris (2016); and L’horizon était là, Maison Salvan, Labège (2016). Select group exhibitions include The wall at the end of the rainbow, Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL (2020); Waiting for Omar Gatlato, The Wallach Art Gallery, New York (2019); Dimension supplémentaire, Salle St-Martin, Souillac, France (2019); Incursioni D’arte Nella Civiltà, Fondazione Pierluigi e Natalina Remotti, Camogli, Italy (2019); Inhabiting the Mediterranean, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern (IVAM), Valencia (2018); A Slice through the World: Contemporary Artists’ Drawings, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford (2018); Tamawuj, 13th Sharjah biennial, Sharjah (2017); Drawing Biennial 2017, Drawing Room, London (2017); I want ! I want!: Art & Technology, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham (2017); Mouvements, in collaboration with Veduta, Salle des Pavillons, Biennale de Lyon, Lyon (2017); Statement, Art Basel, Basel (2016); All the world’s futures, 56th Venice Biennale, Venice (2015); and La vie moderne, 13th biennale de Lyon, Lyon (2015).

Last updated: 29.05.2020

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