Installation view, "May You Live in Interesting Times", Venice Biennale, 2019

Frida Orupabo

Frida Orupabo was born 1986 in Sarpsborg, Norway, and lives and works in Oslo. She will participate at the 34th São Paulo Biennial and present a solo exhibition at the Museu Afro Brasil, São Paulo, Kunsthall Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway, Future Generation Art Prize, Kiev Ukraine and Venice, Italy, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg, MUAC, Mexico City, Mexico, Rudolfinum, Prague, Munch Triennale, Oslo, Hannah Ryggen Triennial, Oslo, FRAC Poitou-Charentes, Linazay, MOMENTUM biennale, Moss, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany. Previous and ongoing exhibitions include at Royal Academy Summer Exhibition (curated by Isaac Julien), London, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, and Portikus, Frankfurt am Main (both 2019). In the same year Orupabo participated in the 58th Venice Biennale exhibition, curated by Ralf Rugoff. Her work has been presented in group exhibitions at the Jewish Museum (curated by Jonathan Horowitz), New York, Museum Ludwig Cologne and Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen (both 2020). Together with Ming Smith and Missylanyus, Frida Orupabo presented her work in Arthur Jafa’s exhibition "A Series of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions" at Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Galerie Rudolfinum in Prague (both 2019), Julia Stoschek Collection, Berlin (2018), and Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London (2017). Her work is represented in the collections of Alexander Tutsek Foundation, Munich, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, Dean Collection, New York, Huis Marseilles, Amsterdam, KADIST Foundation, Paris / San Francisco, LACMA, Los Angeles, Marieluise Hessel Foundation, New York, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, National Museum, Oslo, NKIM / Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim, Perez Art Museum, Miami, Preus Museum, Oslo
Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York City, Turku Art Museum, Turku and Zabludowicz Collection, London.

Installation view "Our Present", Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen 2020

Installation view "Our Present", Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen 2020

Installation view "Our Present", Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen 2020

Untitled, 2020, collage with paper pins mounted on aluminium
38 x 82 cm

Untitled, 2020, detail

Installation view, "May You Live in Interesting Times", Venice Biennale, 2019

Installation view, "May You Live in Interesting Times", Venice Biennale, 2019

Installation view "the mouth and the truth", Portikus, Frankfurt am Main 2019

Installation view "the mouth and the truth", Portikus, Frankfurt am Main 2019

Installation view "Frida Orupabo & Arthur Jafa – Medicine for a Nightmare", Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo 2019

Installation view "Frida Orupabo & Arthur Jafa – Medicine for a Nightmare, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo 2019

Installation view "Frida Orupabo & Arthur Jafa – Medicine for a Nightmare", Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo 2019

Installation view, "Sell It With Flowers", Museum of Art & History, Neuchâtel 2019

Untitled, 2019, framed paper collage, 82 x 59.5 cm

Installation view "Frida Orupabo - Arthur Jafa – A Series of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions", Julia Stoschek Collection, Berlin 2018

Installation view "Frida Orupabo – Two-Thirds Pleasure", Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm 2018

Installation view "Frida Orupabo – Two-Thirds Pleasure", Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm 2018

Untitled, 2018, digital C-print, 6 parts: 116 x 174 cm overall

Untitled, 2018, collage with paper pins mounted on aluminium, 2 parts: 123.5 x 80 cm

Untitled, 2018, multimedia on 9 Lenovo tablets, unfixed duration

Installation view "Arthur Jafa – A Series of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions", Serpentine, London 2017