top of page

Solo exhibitions


Craving for Southern Light, IVAM Centre Julio González, Valencia, Spain

Gently Basking in Debris, Frist Art Museum, Nashville TN, United States



Underneath the Shade We Lay Grounded, Sint-Janshospitaal, Bruges, Belgium

Togethering (featuring Oroma Elewa, Bill Kouélany, Obi Okigbo and Adeola Olagunju), Galerie In Situ / Fabienne Leclerc, Romainville, France


Otobong Nkanga, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria

Of Cords Curling Around Mountains, Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Rivoli-Torino, Italy

Otobong Nkanga solo, Gallery Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, Brazil

When Looking Across the Sea, do you Dream?, Villa Arson, Nice, France

Lingering on the Rim, Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Uncertain Where the Next Wind Blows, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, Norway

There's No Such Thing as Solid Ground, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany

From Where I Stand, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA), Middlesbrough, United Kingdom


Acts at the Crossroads, Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Cape Town, South Africa

From Where I Stand, Tate St Ives, Saint Ives, United Kingdom



A Lapse, a Stain, a Fall, Ar/ge kunst Galleria Museo, Bolzano, Italy

Transition, Mendes Wood DM Gallery - Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

To Dig a Hole that Collapses Again, MCA Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, United States



The Breath from Fertile Grounds, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin, Ireland

The Encounter That Took a Part of Me, Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark



The Encounter That Took a Part of Me, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Cracks Around The Corner, Galerie In Situ / Fabienne Leclerc, Paris, France

MATRIX 260, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA), Berkeley, United States

Landversation Beirut, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon



Diaoptasia, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom

Tracing Confessions, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

Taste of a Stone, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam, The Netherlands

Crumbling Through Powdery Air, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Bruises and Lustre, Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (M HKA), Antwerp, Belgium

Fragments, Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Comot Your Eyes Make I Borrow You Mine, Kadist Art Foundation FR, Paris, France



However long the night, the dawn will break, Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Contained Measures of Tangible Memories: Indigo Regina, L'appartement 22, Rabat, Morocco



L'Édition Populaire #1, Vitrinegalerij, Antwerpen, Belgium

No Be Today Story O!, Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands



Pointe Noire Fragments, Centre Culturel Français, Pointe Noire, République du Congo



Baggage 1972.2007, De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Baggage 1972.2007/08, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland

bottom of page