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Mbieven-Efforbi Em’kal Eyongakpa                                                                                                    b1981, Mamfe  (Cameroons).                                                                                                        Lives and works at itinerant*/                                                              

Selected Exhibitions/ events:
-Jakarta Biennale 2017 , JIWA (November 4th-December 10 2017)                                              -Tidalectics, TBA21 Contemporary, Vienna, (June 6th-November 12, 2017)
-Recent Histories, contemporary African Photography and video art, Walther
Collection Ulm, (May -November 2017)
-13th Sharjah biennial, Tamawuj (March 10-June 12 2017)
–la biennale de Montreal, Le  grand Balcon (October 19th 2016- January 15th
2017)
-32nd Bienal de Sao Paulo , Incerteza viva [Sep 10th – Dec 11th, 2016]
-THE INCANTATION OF THE DISQUIETING MUSE. On Divinity, Supra-Realities or
the Exorcisement of Witchery, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin (June 4 – August 7, 2016)
-encounters in a lunar cycle, [non humans take mating(s)/ meeting(s) seriously],
Sound performance/ installation with Astrid S. Klein, le cyclop de Jean Tinguely,
(21/05/2016)
-boh betok,  interventions, Mamfe (03-04/2016)
-beats/bits of(f) sPACE(s), Apalazzo gallery Brescia (March 18th -May 10th 2016)
-10th Bamako encounters, Bamako (2015)
-negotiations (chapter 1-i, dualaland-pariis), Kadist art foundation, Paris (May – July 2015)10
-??fullmoons later/wata kulture intermedia performance, Africa acts, Paris (2015) –
-we all have a sense of rhythm, curators series# 8- David Roberts art Foundation,
London (2015)
-Rijksakademie Open Studios, RABK, Amsterdam (2013/2014)
-uber die grenze der zweifel, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart (2014)
– Giving contours to shadows, Saavy contemporary and NBK, Berlin (2014)
-18th International Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil, Sao Paulo (2013)
-Volcano extravaganza (evil under the sun), Stromboli, Italy (2013),
-We Face Forward, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (2012),
-10th Dak’art biennale ,Dakar (2012 ),                                                                                               -[dis]placement, IFC yaounde, Cameroon ( 2012) (solo)
-Bamako encounters, African photography biennale, Bamako( 2011).                                       -(in)security-Greatmore, CapeTown, South Africa (2011) (solo)                                                   -Objectifs (with Patrick Wokmeni), Doual’art, Douala(2011 )                                                     -“sun is the moon” revisited , Goethe-institut, Yaoundé ,  (2010) (solo)                                       – “Sun is the moon”, IFC Yaoundé,,  (2009) (solo)                                                                             -Panafrican festival of Algiers, La modernite dans l’art Africain, Algiers (2009)

talks/ interventions                                                                                                                              -Pan African Space station at OBA Library, Amsterdam (emmergency set #8)                          -PAN!C Conference,7-8 September 2015, Johannesburg                                                              -Disparaitre dans la nature, July 2015, Heidelberger Kunstverein, in conversation with Astrid S. Klein, Sylvie Arnaud, François Taillade, Soro Solo,                                                        -Crossing boundaries of doubt, Querungen/WKV Stuttgart 2015, -fullmoon walk, sideroom, Amsterdam, Nov 2014                                                                                                         -KHaL!topiA- Geschichten aus dem Shrine, Oberwelt, Stuttgart, July 2013
Selected Bibliography
-BE-side(s) work, November 2014, Em’kal Eyongakpa
-Tacet no 04: sounds of utopia. January 2016
-Recent Histories, African Contemporary Photography and video art/ The Walther
Collection. May 2017

Residencies:
-2016-Association le Cyclop de Jean Tinguely, Milly la Foret.
-2015-Kadist Art Foundation
-2013-2014 Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, Netherlands .
-2012- Guest residency, Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten guest recidency,
Amsterdam, Netherlands (June 1st- August 31st 2012)
-2011- Bag factory visiting artist residency program, Johannesburg , South Africa
(August- September 2011)
-2011- Greatmore visiting artist residency program, Cape Town, South Africa
(3rd May- 3rd August 2011)

Education:
-Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten (State academy for visual arts), Amsterdam,
Netherlands, 2013-2014
-M.Sc in Botany & Ecology, The University of Yaounde 1, Yaounde , Cameroon, 2000-
2005

 

contact: studio@emkaleyongakpa.com

4 responses to “basic info”

  1. me says :

    du inspiriert uns immer wieder

  2. Danielle Essolo says :

    I love your work. Please may I have your email?

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