The Nightingale, 2003
Set of 6 photograms
Hahnemühle Archive Paper
40 x 30 cm per print
Grace Ndiritu (Kenya/UK) studied Textile Art at Winchester School of Art, UK; De Ateliers, Amsterdam (1998-2000); UK studio residency, Delfina Studios, London (2004-2006), International Residency, Recollets, Paris (2013), MACBA & L'Apartement 22, Rabat, international residency (2014).
Her archive of over forty ‘Hand-crafted videos' and 'Video Paintings' have been widely exhibited. Upcoming solo performances and screenings, MOMA Warsaw, Poland (2014), Musee Chasse & Nature and Centre Pompidou, Paris (2013). Recent solo exhibitions and screenings at ICA Artist Film Survey, London (2011), Artprojx at Prince Charles Cinema London (2009), Chisenhale Gallery, London (2007), the 51st Venice Biennale (2005) and Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (2005).
Upcoming group shows MACBA, Barcelona (2014). Recent group shows include those at the Bamako Biennale (2011), International Center of Photography, New York (2009), Studio Museum Harlem, New York (2008).
She was awarded 1st Prize for Landscape Video and Photography, at the Centre for Art and Nature, Spain (2010). Her work has been commissioned by MACBA, Barcelona (2014), Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool (2010), Chisenhale Gallery, London (2007), and Glynn Vivian Gallery, Wales (2006).
Her work is also housed in museum collections such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and private collections such as the Walther Collection, New York and Germany.
Her experimental art writing has been published by Animal Shelter Journal Semiotext(e) MIT Press, Metropolis M art magazine and Oxford University Press.
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