Bio


Paul Maheke (1985, Brive-la-Gaillarde, France)
represented by Galerie Sultana

upcoming

Chisenhale Gallery, London (solo)
artist-in-residence, Davidoff Arts Initiatives, The Dominican Republic
MOVE 2018, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Baltic Triennial XIII, Tallinn

2017

solo shows
Acqua Alta, Galerie Sultana, Paris, FR
What Flows Through and Across, Assembly Point, London, UK
In Me Everything is Already Flowing, cur. Room E-1027, Center, Berlin, DE

group shows and performances
Ten Days Six Nights, cur. Catherine Wood and Andrea Lissoni, Tate Modern, UK
Diaspora Pavilion, cur. David A. Bailey, during 57th Venice Biennale, IT
artist-in-residence, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
Frieze London, Galerie Sultana, London, UK
Elements of Vogue, cur. Sabel Gavaldon + Manuel Segade, CA2M, Madrid, SP
(X)Fantasy, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK
Scamming, cur. Franziska Sophie Wildförster + Flavio Palasciano, Plazzo Lancia, Turin, IT
Partitions Performances, cur. Christian Alandete, Fondation Ricard, Paris, FR
A Gesture Towards Transformation, Tenderpixel, London, UK
Klub Fiesta, cur. Michal Novotný + Lumír Nykl, Plato, Ostrava, CZ
Posthuman Complicities, cur. Andrea Popelka and Lisa Stuckey, Akademie der Künste, Vienna, AT
La Pensée du Tremblement, cur. Diamètre, YGREC, Paris, FR
Opaque Poetics, Music Festival cur. Nkisi, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK
The problem with having a body / is that it always needs to be somewhere, The Approach, London, UK
Habits of Care, cur. Helena Reckitt, Blackwood Gallery, Toronto, CA

2016

solo shows
I Lost Track of the Swarm, South London Gallery, London, UK
Green Ray Turns Out To Be Mauve, Green Ray, London, UK

group shows and performances
No Ordinary Love, Sultana Gallery, Paris, FR
Paul Maheke: Unwritten Handbook, The Serpentine Galleries, London, UK (artist talk)
Ways of Living, cur. Arcadia Missa + @ Gaybar, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK (performance)
High Arousal, cur. Jonathan P. Watts, hosted at Union Pacific, London, UK
Hypersea, in collab. with Sophie Mallett, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK (performance)
As Far As You Are Unconcerned, cur. Brenda Guesnet, The Showroom, London, UK (performance)
slope-tend-big, invit. Mathew Parkin, Grand Union, Birmingham, UK
And Then We Came, cur. W. Giovanni Gonzales, The White Cubicle (duo show w/ Vika Kirchenbauer)
Lock Eyes and Bare with Me, invit. Bedfellows, Tate Modern, London, UK (performance)
Festival de l’Inattention, cur. Sophie Lapalu, Glassbox, Paris, FR
I Would Have Done Everything for You/Gimme More, cur. Cédric Fauq, London, UK
Tableaux: a season of screenings and performances, Assembly Point, London, UK
HOWDY CHICAGO, cur. Filip Zezovski Lind + Joss Heierli, Royal College of Art Shuttle, London, UK
SQUAD, night of performance, cur. Paul Maheke+Nkisi+Cédric Fauq, South London Gallery, London, UK
A Gesture Towards Transformation, The Rebel Man Standard Festival, London, UK (performance)

2015
Ruptures in Places, cur. Katy Orkisz, Association of British Insurers, London, UK
Agenda Salad, Open School East finale week, London, UK
A Night with Nkisi, a listening session/talk with Nkisi (NON Worldwide) about resisting power relationships operating at the intersection of class, race and gender in the music industry, Open School East, London, UK
Artist talk Dissections: Yinka Shonibare, DHC/ART, Montreal (QC), Canada
Resistance Is In The Cracks: a circular talk with Fannie Sosa, Open School East, London, UK
Residency with Open School East Associates, CAST, Helston, UK
ODRADEK, Les Instants Chavirés, cur. Mikaela Assolent + Flora Katz, Montreuil, France
Beyond Beyoncé: Use it like a bumper! a public conversation about Black feminism and Hip-Hop cultures, Open School East, London, UK
Moving-Up, commissioned by The Serpentine Galleries, London, UK
Artist-in-residence at Fonderie Darling in duo with Alice Didier Champagne, Montreal (QC), Canada
Parti(e) du Paysage, cur. Simon Cau, Simon Cau Gallery hosted by 60th Salon de Montrouge, France
Artist talk Proposal to form a group of domestic poets, Le 116, Montreuil, France

2014
Re-former le monde visible, Le 116, cur. Marlène Rigler, Montreuil, France
Festival of minimal actions, cur. Thomas Geiger, Bruxelles, Belgique
Paysage Sauvage / Wilderness, Les Banquets du Château, cur. Marianne Lanavère, Centre International d’Art et du Paysage – Île de Vassivière, France
59th Salon de Montrouge, France

2013
VIVA!, Centre CLARK, Montreal, Quebec
Si nous continuons à nous parler le même langage, nous allons reproduire la même histoire, Le Commissariat, Treize, cur. Mikaela Assolent + Flora Katz, Paris, France
Videoakt, French Institute, Barcelona, Spain
Supermarket 2013, LMDP crew, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

2012
Papier Français, The Poetry Art Club, Brooklyn, New York, USA
«Pratiques Furtives» : fragments d’une enquête, cur. Patrice Loubier, Skol art center, Montreal, Quebec

2011
invited artist at Mac/Val, Vitry-sur-Seine, France
Le musée performatif, Patio del Liceo, cur. Liv Schulman, Bueños Aires, Argentina
invited artist at Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris, France
Domaine Public  with Ultralocal, Pornichet, Loire-Atlantique, France
Mille Feuillets, La Vitrine, Drawing Now Paris I, Paris, France

2010
A New Ceremony, Villa Pan, Suzhou, China
Hautlesmainpeauxdelapins : Les Figures de l’imposture, la Maison de la recherche de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France
International Drawing Fair, Paris, France
2010 / 20 ans / Génération Gravure, cur. Françoise Pétrovitch, Paris, France

2009
Expotempo, Le Carreau, Cergy, France
Aides Project, Yvon Lambert Gallery Paris, France
Road-trip between San Francisco and Las-Vegas, USA
Grand prix de peinture, Paris, France

2008
Youtube Battle : No Limit, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2008 sept. 31, Galerie 51, Seoul, South Korea
Faites un Voeux, Luxun Academy of Art and Design, Dalian, China
Workshop Kaywon School, Seoul, South Korea
Workshop Luxun Academy of Art and Design, Dalian, China
Le cabinet de l’Heure Asiatique, En Cours, Paris, France

Residencies

Davidoff Arts Initiative, the Dominican Republic, 2018
Palais de Tokyo, 2017, Paris, FR
South London Gallery, UK, 2015 – 2016
TeachBack!, ImPulsTanz, Vienna, AT
Fonderie Darling, Montreal (QC), Canada, 2015
Gateway Academy, commissioned by The Serpentine Galleries, London, UK, 2015
Centre International d’Art et du Paysage, Vassivière, France, 2014
Résidence de la Ville de Montrouge, France, 2014
Homsession, Barcelona, Spain, 2012
Villa Pan, Hors les Murs programme, French Institute, Suzhou, China, 2010

Education

Open School East, London, UK, 2015
DNSEP (Masters program art practice) — École nationale supérieure d’arts de Cergy, 2011
DNAP (B.A art practice)  — École nationale supérieure d’arts de Cergy, 2009
DMA gravure taille-douce (B.A etching)— École Estienne, Paris, 2007

Public collections

FRAC Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Art Council Collection

Grants

Fluxus Fund, 2015 – 2017
Ministry of Culture, ADAGP, City of Montrouge for Salon de Montrouge, 2014

Publications

Paul Maheke, Revue 02, Summer 2017
Paul Maheke, Artpress n°446, 2017
The Perfect School, The Serpentine Galleries, 2017
Agent Double #2, 2016
D’un abandon à l’autre, text by Paul Maheke, Inter Art Actuel, Presse du Réel, 2015
Manuel Fanzine, Parade, 2015
Le Quotidien de l’Art, n°678, text by Cédric Aurelle, 2014
59th Salon de Montrouge, exhibition catalogue, text by Daniel Bosser, 2014
Arts Magazine n°87, feature by François Quintin, Paris, France, 2014
We can’t wait for better times, Barcelona, Spain 2013
Manuel #3, Glassbox, Paris, France, 2013
Remedy Paper, Brussel, Belgium, 2012
Speak Word le Journal de la Triennale #3, groupe LMDP, editor in chief Abdellah Karroum, Paris, France, 2012
Les artistes en leur monde III, Marie-Paule Nègre, 2012
Drawing Now Paris I catalogue, 2011