↑ Paul Maheke, À Cris Ouverts, installation view at the 6th édition des Ateliers de Rennes - biennale d’art contemporain, 2018, Photo_credit : Aurélien Mole
↑ Paul Maheke, À Cris Ouverts, installation view at the 6th édition des Ateliers de Rennes - biennale d’art contemporain, 2018, Photo_credit : Aurélien Mole
↑ Paul Maheke, À Cris Ouverts, installation view at the 6th édition des Ateliers de Rennes - biennale d’art contemporain, 2018, Photo_credit : Aurélien Mole
↑ Paul Maheke, À Cris Ouverts, installation view at the 6th édition des Ateliers de Rennes - biennale d’art contemporain, 2018, Photo_credit : Aurélien Mole
↑ Paul Maheke, À Cris Ouverts, installation view at the 6th édition des Ateliers de Rennes - biennale d’art contemporain, 2018, Photo_credit : Aurélien Mole
↑ Paul Maheke, À Cris Ouverts, installation view at the 6th édition des Ateliers de Rennes - biennale d’art contemporain, 2018, Photo_credit : Aurélien Mole
↑ Paul Maheke, À Cris Ouverts, installation view at the 6th édition des Ateliers de Rennes - biennale d’art contemporain, 2018, Photo_credit : Aurélien Mole
↑ Paul Maheke, À Cris Ouverts, installation view at the 6th édition des Ateliers de Rennes - biennale d’art contemporain, 2018, Photo_credit : Aurélien Mole
↑ Paul Maheke, Letter to a Barn Owl , installation view, Kevin Space 2018, Photo: Maximilian Anelli-Monti
↑ Paul Maheke, Letter to a Barn Owl , installation view, Kevin Space 2018, Photo: Maximilian Anelli-Monti
↑ Paul Maheke, Letter to a Barn Owl , installation view, Kevin Space 2018, Photo: Maximilian Anelli-Monti
↑ Paul Maheke, Letter to a Barn Owl , installation view, Kevin Space 2018, Photo: Maximilian Anelli-Monti
↑ Paul Maheke, Letter to a Barn Owl , installation view, Kevin Space 2018, Photo: Maximilian Anelli-Monti
↑ Paul Maheke, Letter to a Barn Owl , installation view, Kevin Space 2018, Photo: Maximilian Anelli-Monti
↑ Paul Maheke, Letter to a Barn Owl , installation view, Kevin Space 2018, Photo: Maximilian Anelli-Monti
↑ Paul Maheke, Letter to a Barn Owl , installation view, Kevin Space 2018, Photo: Maximilian Anelli-Monti
↑ Paul Maheke, Letter to a Barn Owl , installation view, Kevin Space 2018, Photo: Maximilian Anelli-Monti
↑ Paul Maheke, Letter to a Barn Owl , installation view, Kevin Space 2018, Photo: Maximilian Anelli-Monti
↑ "Give Up the Ghost: Baltic Triennial 13", installation view, 2018.
↑ "Give Up the Ghost: Baltic Triennial 13", installation view, 2018.
↑ "Give Up the Ghost: Baltic Triennial 13", installation view, 2018.
↑ 'Levant, 2018', in collaboration with Ligia Lewis and Nkisi, installation view, Lafayette Anticipations – Fondation d’entreprise Galeries Lafayette, 2018. Produced and commissioned by Lafayette Anticipations, Paris. Images: ©Pierre Antoine, ©ADAGP, 2018.
↑ 'Levant', 2018, in collaboration with Ligia Lewis and Nkisi, installation view, Lafayette Anticipations – Fondation d’entreprise Galeries Lafayette, 2018. Produced and commissioned by Lafayette Anticipations, Paris. Images: ©Pierre Antoine, ©ADAGP, 2018.
↑ 'The Distance is Nowhere', performance at Manifesta, Palermo, 2018 © Paul Maheke, Sophie Mallett, Stella Sideli, GAM Palermo and Overalls Adv.
↑ 'The Distance is Nowhere', performance at Manifesta, Palermo, 2018 © Paul Maheke, Sophie Mallett, Stella Sideli, GAM Palermo and Overalls Adv.
↑ 'The Distance is Nowhere', performance at Manifesta, Palermo, 2018 © Paul Maheke, Sophie Mallett, Stella Sideli, GAM Palermo and Overalls Adv.
↑ 'The Distance is Nowhere', performance at Manifesta, Palermo, 2018 © Paul Maheke, Sophie Mallett, Stella Sideli, GAM Palermo and Overalls Adv.
↑ 'A familiar familial place of confusion (channel)', performance in collaboration with Simon and Alix Maheke, Centre Pompidou, 9 June 2018. Photo © Hervé Veronese.
↑ 'A familiar familial place of confusion (channel)', performance in collaboration with Simon and Alix Maheke, Centre Pompidou, 9 June 2018. Photo © Hervé Veronese.
↑ 'A familiar familial place of confusion (channel)', performance in collaboration with Simon and Alix Maheke, Centre Pompidou, 9 June 2018. Photo © Hervé Veronese.
↑ A fire circle for a public hearing, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK, 2018. Produced by Chisenhale Gallery, London. Commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery and Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art, Middelburg. Photo: Mark Blower
↑ A fire circle for a public hearing, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK, 2018. Produced by Chisenhale Gallery, London. Commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery and Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art, Middelburg. Photo: Mark Blower
↑ A fire circle for a public hearing, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK, 2018. Produced by Chisenhale Gallery, London. Commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery and Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art, Middelburg. Photo: Mark Blower
↑ A fire circle for a public hearing, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK, 2018. Produced by Chisenhale Gallery, London. Commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery and Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art, Middelburg. Photo: Mark Blower
↑ A fire circle for a public hearing, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK, 2018. Produced by Chisenhale Gallery, London. Commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery and Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art, Middelburg. Photo: Mark Blower
↑ A fire circle for a public hearing, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK, 2018. Produced by Chisenhale Gallery, London. Commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery and Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art, Middelburg. Photo: Mark Blower
↑ Seeking after the fully grown dancer *deep within* as part of 'Habits of Care' at the Blackwood Gallery, Toronto. images: Henry Chan, 2017
↑ Seeking after the fully grown dancer *deep within* as part of 'Habits of Care' at the Blackwood Gallery, Toronto. images: Henry Chan, 2017
↑ The River Asked for a Kiss (to Pateh Sabally) and Mutual Survival, Lorde's Manifesto, as part of 'Habits of Care' at the Blackwood Gallery, Toronto. images: Toni Hafkenscheid, 2017
↑ Mutual Survival, Lorde's Manifesto, as part of 'Habits of Care' at the Blackwood Gallery, Toronto. images: Toni Hafkenscheid, 2017
↑ «Acqua Alta», installation view, galerie Sultana, 2017 ©Aurélien Mole
↑ «Acqua Alta», installation view, galerie Sultana, 2017 ©Aurélien Mole
↑ «Acqua Alta», installation view, galerie Sultana, 2017 ©Aurélien Mole
↑ Leakage, 2017, impression numérique sur tissu, étagères de verre, gouttes de résine, lampes poussoires, verre/digital prints on fabric, glass shelves, resin drops, led tap lights, glass 210x120 cm ©Aurélien Mole
↑ « The dance floor could never be a story with one voice. The dance floor is packed with stories all pulsating with their own experiences and needs », DRAF, 2017, Surrounding works by France-Lise McGurn, Julian Opie and Theaster Gates - Photo: Tim Bowditch
↑ « The dance floor could never be a story with one voice. The dance floor is packed with stories all pulsating with their own experiences and needs », DRAF, 2017, Surrounding works by France-Lise McGurn, Julian Opie and Theaster Gates - Photo: Tim Bowditch
↑ « Mbu », 2017 - as part of BMW Live Exhibition: Ten Days Six Nights, Tate Modern, Photograph © Tate 2017, image: Brotherton-Lock.
↑ « Mbu », 2017 - as part of BMW Live Exhibition: Ten Days Six Nights, Tate Modern, Photograph © Tate 2017, image: Brotherton-Lock.
↑ « Mbu », 2017 - as part of BMW Live Exhibition: Ten Days Six Nights, Tate Modern, Photograph © Tate 2017, image: Brotherton-Lock.
↑ «  The River Asked for a Kiss (to Pateh Sabally) », 2017 as part of the Diaspora Pavilion, Venice - courtesy of ICF, Galerie Sultana and the artist, image: Francesco Allegretto and Paul Maheke
↑ « In the Watery Core of those Stories », 2017 as part of the Diaspora Pavilion, Venice - courtesy of ICF, Galerie Sultana and the artist, images: Francesco Allegretto and Paul Maheke
↑ « In the Watery Core of those Stories », 2017 as part of the Diaspora Pavilion, Venice - courtesy of ICF, Galerie Sultana and the artist, images: Francesco Allegretto and Paul Maheke
↑ « In the Watery Core of those Stories », 2017 as part of the Diaspora Pavilion, Venice - courtesy of ICF, Galerie Sultana and the artist, images: Francesco Allegretto and Paul Maheke
↑ « In the Watery Core of those Stories », 2017 as part of the Diaspora Pavilion, Venice - courtesy of ICF, Galerie Sultana and the artist, images: Francesco Allegretto and Paul Maheke
↑ Installation View, « What Flows Through and Across », Assembly Point, London, United Kingdom, 18 January - 25 February 2017.
↑ Installation View, « What Flows Through and Across », Assembly Point, London, United Kingdom, 18 January - 25 February 2017.
↑ Installation View, « What Flows Through and Across », Assembly Point, London, United Kingdom, 18 January - 25 February 2017.
↑ « We the Marshes », digital print on fabric, stretcher bars, steel, dried water plants, 155 x 90 cm, Assembly Point, London, United Kingdom, 18 January - 25 February 2017
↑ Installation View, "In Me Everything is Already Flowing", Center, Berlin, Germany, 2016.
↑ Installation View, "In Me Everything is Already Flowing", Center, Berlin, Germany, 2016.
↑ Installation View, "In Me Everything is Already Flowing", Center, Berlin, Germany, 2016.
↑ Installation View, "In Me Everything is Already Flowing", Center, Berlin, Germany, 2016.
↑ Installation View, "I Lost Track of the Swarm", 2016, South London Gallery, London, Great Britain.
↑ Installation View, "I Lost Track of the Swarm", 2016, South London Gallery, London, Great Britain.
↑ Installation View, "I Lost Track of the Swarm", 2016, South London Gallery, London, Great Britain.
↑ Performance view, "A Gesture Towards Transformation", 2013-2016, presented during the Rebel Man Standard Festival, London, Great Britain.
↑ Performance view, "Seeking After the Fully Grown Dancer *deep within*", 2016, Photo / video credits : Life Long Burning.
GALLERY SHOWS:

No Ordinary Love
23 Jun 2016 — 9 Sep 2016

Acqua Alta
28 Apr 2017 — 1 Jul 2017

Paul Maheke 2019
23 Mar 2019 — 18 May 2019

FAIRS:

Frieze. London, UK
4 Oct 2017 — 8 Oct 2017

Liste. Basel, Switzerland
11 Jun 2018 — 17 Jun 2018

BIO:

Paul Maheke (b.1985, Brive-la-Gaillarde) lives and works in London.
He completed a MA in Art Practice at l’École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts de Paris-Cergy in 2011 and a programme of study at Open School East, London in 2015. Maheke was awarded the South London Gallery Graduate Residency 2015-16 and his exhibition ‘I Lost Track of the Swarm’ was exhibited in the first floor galleries in late spring 2016.
His current research imagines the body as an archive using its waters as pathways to information and knowledge. This investigation occupy a metaphorical space wherein which the body resonates and echoes with the broader socio-political and historical context that have birthed it. With particular attention to dance, he questions representations of queer Blackness that emerge from Western imaginations by addressing History through non-human subjectivity.

His upcoming projects include: ‘Letter to a Barn Owl’, Kevin Space, Vienna (2018, solo show); ‘A cris ouverts’, Biennale de Rennes (2018).

Recent projects include: ‘Give Up the Ghost’, Baltic Triennial 13, Tallinn (2018); ‘Le centre ne peut tenir', Lafayette Anticipations, Paris (2018); ‘Move’, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2018); ‘A fire circle for a public hearing’, Chisenhale Gallery, London (2018, solo show); 'Elements of Vogue', CA2M, Madrid (2017); artist-in-residence at Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2017), 'Diaspora Pavilion', 57th Venice Biennale (2017); 'Ten Days Six Nights', cur. Catherine Wood and Andrea Lissoni, Tate Moder…

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Solo Show. Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art. Middelburg, Netherlands.
(vleeshal.nl/)
20 Jan 2019 — 17 Mar 2019

Solo Show. Biennale d’art contemporain. Rennes, France.
(lesateliersderennes.fr)
29 Sep 2018 — 2 Dec 2018

Solo Show. Kevin Space. Vienna, Austria.
(kevinspace.org)
12 Sep 2018 — 4 Nov 2018

Group Show. Tallinn Art Hall. Tallinn, Estonia.
(baltictriennial13.org)
29 Jun 2018 — 2 Sep 2018

Group Show. Lafayette Anticipations. Paris, France.
(lafayetteanticipations.com)
20 Jun 2018 — 9 Sep 2018

Performance. Move 2018, Centre Pompidou. Paris, France.
(centrepompidou.fr)
7 Jun 2018 — 24 Jun 2018

Performance. Kunsten Festival. Brussels, Belgium.
(kunstenfestivaldesarts.be)
18 May 2018 — 20 May 2018

Solo Show. Chisenhale Gallery. London, UK.
(chisenhale.org)
12 Apr 2018 — 10 Jun 2018

Group Show. CA2M. Madrid, Spain.
(ca2m.org)
16 Nov 2017 — 6 May 2018

Group Show. Palazzo Lancia. Turin, Italy.
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5 Nov 2017 — 19 Nov 2017

Performance. Walker Art Gallery. Liverpool, UK.
(liverpoolmuseums.org.uk)
12 Oct 2017 — 12 Oct 2017

Group Show. Tenderpixel Gallery. London, UK.
(www.tenderpixel.com)
4 Oct 2017 — 25 Nov 2017

Residency. Palais de Tokyo. Paris, France.
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1 Oct 2017 — 31 Oct 2017

Group Show. Galerie Jeune Création. Paris, France.
(www.jeunecreation.org)
20 Sep 2017 — 16 Oct 2017

Group Show. Blackwood Gallery. Toronto, Canada.
(blackwoodgallery.ca)
11 Sep 2017 — 30 Sep 2017

Performance. Wysing Arts Centre. Cambridge, UK.
(wysingartscentre.org)
2 Sep 2017 — 2 Sep 2017

Performance. MAC VAL. Vitry sur Seine, France.
(macval.fr)
18 Jul 2017 — 21 Jul 2017

Group Show. Plato. Ostrava, Czech Republic.
(plato-ostrava.cz)
29 Jun 2017 — 3 Sep 2017

Group Show. Amphithéâtre des Grands Voisins. Paris, France.
(facebook.com/events)
29 Jun 2017 — 29 Jun 2017

Group Show. Tate Britain - Learning gallery. London, UK.
(www.tate.org.uk)
24 Jun 2017 — 4 Sep 2017

Group Show. Diaspora Pavilion curated by David Bailey and Jessica Taylor- Venice Biennal. Venice, Italy.
(www.veniceartfactory.org)
13 May 2017 — 26 Nov 2017

Performance. Fondation Ricard. Paris, France.
(fondation-entreprise-ricard.com)
24 Apr 2017 — 24 Apr 2017

Performance. Tate Modern. London, UK.
(tate.org)
25 Mar 2017 — 25 Mar 2017

Group Show. Akademie der bildenden Künste. Wien, Austria.
(www.akbild.ac.at)
10 Mar 2017 — 14 May 2017

Solo Show. Assembly Point. London, United Kingdom.
(www.assemblypoint.xyz)
17 Jan 2017 — 25 Feb 2017

Solo Show. CENTER. Berlin, Germany.
(www.coeval.gen.in)
15 Dec 2016 — 12 Feb 2017

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