Sonia Boyce

Sonia Boyce OBE, RA (b.1962, London) lives and works in London. Studied at Stourbridge College, West Midlands. She is Professor in Fine Arts at Middlesex University, London. Boyce was awarded an MBE for services to the arts (2007), and was elected a Royal Academician (2016). A monograph, Sonia Boyce – A Thoughtful Disobedience, edited by Sophie Orlando was published by les presses du réel (2017). Select solo exhibitions include Sonia Boyce – a retrospective, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester (2018); We move in her way, ICA, London (2017); and Sonia Boyce – Scat: Sound and Collaboration, Rivington Place, London (2013). Select group exhibitions include Á Cris Ouverts, Rennes Biennale of Contemporary Art (2018); The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp, Prospect 4, New Orleans (2017); Paper Tiger Whisky Soap Theatre (Dada Nice), Villa Arson, Nice (2016); All the World’s Futures, 56th Venice Biennale, Venice (2015); Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London (2015); There is no archive in which nothing gets lost, Museum of Fine Art Houston, Houston (2012); 8+8 Contemporary International Video Art, 53 Museum, Quangzhou (2011); Drawing Biennial 2011, Drawing Room, London (2011); The Impossible Community, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow (2011); Black Sound White Cube, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin (2011); and Afro Modern: Journeys Through the Black Atlantic, Tate, Liverpool (2010).


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