Untitled (The Senses - Italian Bamboo), 2018

Untitled (The Senses - Italian Bamboo), 2018
Encaustic, pencil, pigment and fragments from a technical drawing manual on paper
324 x 280 cm
Photo by Renato Ghiazza

Ania Soliman is an interdisciplinary artist, based in Paris and New York. Born in Warsaw in 1970 to a Polish mother and an Egyptian father, she lived in Cairo and Baghdad before leaving for the United States, where she studied at Harvard (BA 1989-1992) and Columbia (MA 1993-1996) University. Soliman has a research-based practice and works across a wide range of media such as drawing, video, text, installation and performance.
Her work has been exhibited at the Museum der Moderne in Salzburg (2016), the Museum of Contemporary Art at Antwerp (2015), the Whitney Biennial (2010), the 14th Istanbul Biennial (2015), the Museum der Kulturen in Basel (2014 ) and the Drawings Center in New York (200,2002).

 

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

2017
Explaining Dance to a Machine , Galerie Sfeir-Semler Hamburg

2015
Inside the Thing is Nothing , Salt Walter, 14th Istanbul Biennial, Pera Museum, Istanbul

2014
Semiwild , Museum of Cultures, Basel

2010
Body Riot , Bollag Project Room, Basel

2000
Biohazards , The Drawing Center, New York

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2018
Metamorphoses - Let Everything Happen to You, Castello Di Rivoli, Italy

2016
BLIND DATE , Sfeir-Semler Gallery Beirut
1000m2 of desire , Center of Contemporary Cultura, Barcelona
Art-Music-Dance , Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp

2015
Lodgers , MUHKA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp

2012
Nos hicimos la ilusion de avanzar directamente , Espai Cultural, Caja Madrid, Barcelona

2010
David Adamo and Ania Soliman , Nelson Freeman Gallery, Paris
Whitney Biennial , Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

2008
HYBRID III: Eurographic, a Cultural Bridge Across Europe, Cartwright Gallery, Bradford, England

2006
Salad Days , Artists Space, New York
When artists say "WE" , Artists Space, New York

2002
Inscribing the temporal , 3 New York artists' collectives, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
25th Anniversary Exhibition , The Drawing Center, New York

 

Awards and Residencies

 

2015
Adam Mickiewicz Foundation
AIR Antwerp / MUHKA

2009
Laurenz Foundation Residency, Basel

2005
Skowhegan Residency

1999
Independent Study Program at the Whitney Museum of American Art