Massinissa Selmani

Massinissa Selmani (b.1980, Algiers) lives and works in Tours. Graduated from the School of Fine Arts of Tours (2010). Selmani presented at the 56th Venice Biennale and received a special mention from the jury (2015). Awards include tenth winner of the Art Collector Prize, Paris (2016); and the laureate of the SAM Art Projects award (2016). Residencies include the Veduta Residency, 13th Biennale de Lyon (2015); Studio Perro Bravo, Mexico; and L’Octroi, Tours (2011). Select solo exhibitions include 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 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).

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