Paul Maheke was born in 1985 in Brive-la-Gaillarde, France, where he lived and studied until 2011. Today, he lives and works in London. He recently completed a programme of study at Open School East, after receiving an MA in Art Practice at l’École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts de Paris-Cergy in 2011 and a B.A. etching from Ecole Estienne in 2007. His work has been shown in Great Britain, France, Canada, Germany, China and the U.S. He received two grants, one from Fluxus Fund in 2016 and one from the French Ministry of Culture in 2014. His solo shows in 2016 include 'Green Ray Turns Out to Be Mauve' in Green Ray, London, and 'I Lost Track of the Swarm' in South London Gallery. He has been part of several group exhibitions and residencies, among which are Ruptures, ABI, cur. Katy Orkisz, London (2015); artist-in-residence at Darling Foundry, Montreal, Canada (2015); ODRADEK, Les Instants Chavirés, cur. Mikaela Assolent + Flora Katz, Montreuil, France (2015); Re-former le monde visible, Le 116, cur. Marlène Rigler, Montreuil, France (2014); 59th Salon de Montrouge, Montrouge, France (2014); artist-in-residence at CIAP - Île de Vassivière, France (2014); Videoakt, French Institute, Barcelona, Spain (2013); VIVA!, at Centre CLARK, Montreal, Canada (2012); «Pratiques Furtives» : fragments d’une enquête, cur. Patrice Loubier, Skol art center, Montreal, Canada (2012). Over the past year he has also pursued his research initiating a series of public conversations, at Open School East…
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