Installation view "Samson Kambalu - Red Barn Farm", Galerie Nordenhake Stockholm 2017

Samson Kambalu

Samson Kambalu, born in Malawi in 1975, graduated from the University of Malawi in Fine Art and Ethnomusicology. He received an M.A. in Fine Art from Nottingham Trent University, a Ph.D. from Chelsea College of Art and Design and has held research fellowships at Yale University and the Smithsonian Institute. Recent solo exhibitions include Nyau Cinema, NSU Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Introduction to Nyau Cinema, Whitechapel Gallery, London (both 2016). His work has been featured at the Liverpool Biennial (2016), Venice Biennale (2015), Dakar Biennale (2016, 2014), among other venues. His first novel, a memoir entitled The Jive Talker or How to Get a British Passport was published in in 2008. Upcoming shows include Metropolis Afrique Capitales at La Villette, Paris, curated Simon Njami and a Statements solo presentation at Art Basel 2017.

Red Barn Farm 11, 2016, pigment print on acid free cotton paper, 150 x 200 cm

Red Barn Farm 19, 2016, pigment print on acid free cotton paper, 56 x 75 cm

Red Barn Farm 13, 2016, pigment print on acid free cotton paper, 56 x 75 cm

Installation view "Samson Kambalu - Red Barn Farm", Galerie Nordenhake Stockholm 2017

Installation view "Samson Kambalu - Red Barn Farm", Galerie Nordenhake Stockholm 2017

Pioneer, 2016, digital video, colour, 45 sec

Installation view "Samson Kambalu - Red Barn Farm", Galerie Nordenhake Stockholm 2017

Cowboy's Prayer, 2016, digital video, colour, 52 sec

Installation view "Samson Kambalu - Nyau Cinema (Black Maria)", NSU Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale 2016

Installation view "Samson Kambalu - Nyau Cinema (Black Maria)", NSU Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale 2016