Mounir Fatmi


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Mounir Fatmi at Prison Sainte-Anne

Mounir Fatmi appears on the show The Disappearance of Fireflies at the Prison Sainte-Anne in Avignon, France. Taking its name from a famous text by filmmaker and writer Pier Paolo Pasolini the exhibition, held in a former prison situated behind Avignon’s Papal Palace, presents highlights of the region’s Collection Lambert, a donation made by Yvon Lambert comprising 556 contemporary works. The curator is Eric Mézil of Collection Lambert and the show runs until November 25. Fatmi also appears on Colonial Apocrifa that runs at MUSAC Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon, Spain, (until January 6 2015), on the The Sea is my Land, Triennale di Milano, Milano, Italy (until August 24); Colonia Apocrifa at MUSAC in Leon, Spain (until January 6 2015) and Giving Contours to Shadows at N.B.K., Berlin, Germany (July 31).

mounir fatmi at Dak'art 2012 and Manif d'Art 6

mounir fatmi will participate in Dak’art 2012, the 10th Biennial of Contemporary African Art in Dakar, Senegal, under the theme of ‘Contemporary creation and social dynamics’, curated by Christine Eyene, Nadira Laggoune and Riason Naidoo. The exhibition takes place from 11 May to 12 June 2012.

His work is also included in Manif d’Art 6, the Quebec City Biennial, under the theme ‘Machines – the Shapes of Movement’. The exhibition is curated by Nicole Gingras and takes place from 3 May to 3 June 2012.

For more information about Dak’art 2012 please click here (site is in French)
Fore more information about Manif d’Art 6, please click here

Kader Attia, mounir fatmi and Kendell Geers at Dublin Contemporary 2011

On September 6th, Dublin Contemporary 2011 opens its first edition. Titled Terrible Beauty – Art, Crisis, Change and The Office of Non-Compliance, Ireland’s first major international contemporary art event will run until October 31st. The main exhibition at Earlsfort Terrace features 114 artists from 5 continents, and is curated by New York-based curator and writer, Christian Viveros-Fauné, and Franco-Peruvian artist and curator, Jota Castro.

The exhibition runs from 6 September – 31 October 2011

For more information click here

In Context at Iziko National Gallery

In Context was originally conceived by the Goodman Gallery as a series of site-specific exhibitions and interventions in and around Johannesburg over the period of the FIFA World Cup in June 2010. The exhibition travels to Cape Town and will be presented at Iziko South African National Gallery as a single and cohesive exhibition. Curated by Liza Essers, the exhibition will present work by a diverse group of international and South African artists who explore the dynamics and tensions of place, in reference to the African continent and its varied and complex iterations, and to South Africa in particular. The works – wide-ranging, frequently provocative – engage with a number of pressing questions about space, context, and geography.

This installment of In Context features work by Ghada Amer, El Anatsui, Joël Andrianomearisoa, Kader Attia, Candice Breitz, Loris Cecchini, Mounir Fatmi, Jenny Holzer, Robin Rhode, Yinka Shonibare, Mikhael Subotzky & Patrick Waterhouse, Hank Willis Thomas and Kara Walker.

The exhibition runs from 27 November 2010–13 March 2011. For more information visit or call +27 (0)21 467 4673.

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Press for Mounir Fatmi

mounir fatmi / Art Absolument

Les Transformations Fondamentales by Pierre-Olivier Rollin (5.2 MB)

mounir fatmi / Drome Magazine No. 19 / Spring-Summer 2011

One More Minute of Sun by Barbara Polla (6.1 MB)

A grassy, rectangular church / Art South Africa / Winter 2010

A grassy, rectangular church by James Sey (2.7 MB)

Dak'Art 2010 / Nafas Art Magazine / May 2010

Dak'Art 2010: Looking back, facing forward? by J. Bouwhuis & K. Winking (217.8 KB)

Mounir Fatmi / La Gazelle / Habib Bourguiba / January - March 2014

Mounir Fatmi: L'art de la reconstruction (973 KB)

mounir fatmi / Millennium Film Journal / No. 54

My Father Has Lost His Teeth by mounir fatmi (3 MB)

mounir fatmi / Millennium Film Journal / No. 53

mounir fatmi's Abstracting Winds by Laura U. Marks (3.3 MB)
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