Kiluanji Kia Henda

 

 

KILUANJI KIA HENDA, nasceu em 1979 em Angola. Vive e trabalha em Luanda, Angola. O interesse de Kia Henda pelas artes visuais surge por ter crescido num meio de entusiastas da fotografia. A ligação com a música e o teatro de vanguarda, fizeram parte da sua formação conceptual, tal como a colaboração com colectivos de artistas em Luanda. 

 

Participou em vários programas de residências em cidades como Veneza, Cidade do Cabo, Paris, Amman e Sharjah, entre outras.

 

Kia Henda participou também nas seguintes exposições selecionadas: 1ª Trienal de Luanda, 2007; Check List Luanda Pop, Pavilhão Africano, Bienal de Veneza, 2007; Farewell to Post-Colonialism, Trienal de Guangzhou, 2008; There is always a cup of sea to sail in, 29ª Bienal de São Paulo, 2010; Tomorrow Was Already Here, Museu Tamayo, Cidade do México, 2012; Les Prairies - Les Ateliers de Rennes, 2012; Mondays Begins On Saturday, 1ª Trienal de Bergen, 2013; The Shadows Took Form, The Studio Museum of Harlem, Nova Iorque, 2013; Producing the Common, Dakar Biennale, Dakar, 2014; The Divine Comedy, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt e Smithsonian Institute, Washington, 2014; Surround the Audience, New Museum Triennial, New York, 2015; Museum (Science) Fictions - MUSEUM ON/OFF, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, 2016; Constellations, Tate Gallery, 2017. 

 

Em 2012, Kia Henda ganhou o Prémio Nacional da Cultura e Artes, outorgado pelo Ministério da Cultura de Angola, e em 2014 foi selecionado entre 100 Leading Global Thinkers pela prestigiada revista norte-americana Foreign Politics. Em 2017, venceu o frieze Artist Award.

 

O seu trabalho encontra-se presente em diversas colecções públicas e privadas, tais como: Museum of Modern Art, Warwaw, Poland; Tate Modern, Collection of Contemporary Art, London, England; Fondazione di Venezia, Public Collection, Venice, Italy; Sindika Dokolo, African Collection of Contemporary Art, Luanda, Angola; Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia; Collezione Sciarretta (Nomas Foundation), Private Collection, Rome, Italy; Rui Costa Reis, Private Collection of Contemporary Art, Luanda, Angola; Metropolitana di Napoli, Public collection, Napoli, Italy; Fundação PLMJ, Public Collection, Lisbon, Portugal; Emile Stipp, Video Art Collection, Johannesburg, South Africa.

BOLSAS E RESIDÊNCIAS | GRANTS AND RESIDENCES

 

2013

Artist-in-residence, Darat Al Funun - Kalid Shoman Foundation, Amman, Jordan

Artist-in-residence, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE

2011

Artist-in-residence, Institut Français  e BétonSalon-Centre d´Art de Recherche, Paris, France

2010

Artist-in-residence,  Fondazione di Venezia e Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

2008

Artist-in-residence, Blank Projects, Swiss Arts Council ProHelvetia, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Cape Town, South Africa

 

Artist-in-residence, 3.ª Trienal de Guangzhou, Sindika Dokolo Foundation and Guandong Museum, Guangzhou, China

2007

Artist-in-residence, Espaço ZDB - Associação Zé dos Bois, Lisboa, Portugal
2006

 

Artist-in-residence programme, 1ª Trienal de Luanda, Luanda, Angola

 

 

 

PRÉMIOS | PRIZES

2017

Frieze Artist Award

2014

Nominated as one of the 100 Leading Global Thinkers by Foreign Politics

2012

Winner of the National Prize of Culture and Arts, Ministry of Culture, Luanda, Angola

2011

Nominated for BES Photo prize, Lisbon

Nominated for Paul Huff Award, FOAM, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

 

 

EXPOSIÇÕES INDIVIDUAIS | SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

A City Called Mirage, International Studio and Curatorial Practice (ISCP), New York, USA

In the Days of a Dark Safari, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal

2016

This Is My Blood, public installation for the steiricher herbst Festival, Graz, Austria

Concrete Affection, Galleria Fonti, Naples, Italy

A City Called Mirage, Galleria Fonti, Naples, Italy

2014

A city called mirage, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal

2013

New Man - Homem Novo, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria

2012

Homem Novo, Art|43|Basel, Art|Statements, Galleria Fonti, Basel, Switzerland

2010

Trans It, SOSO Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil

self-portrait as a white man, galleria Fonti, Naples, Italy

2008

Estórias e Diligências, SOSO Gallery, Luanda, Angola

Portraits from a Slippery Look, Goethe Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

Expired Trading Products, Blank Projects, Cape Town, South Africa

2007

Between the two red telephones, galleria Fonti, Naples, Italy

Ngola Bar, Centro de Arte de Sines, Sines, Portugal

 
 
 

EXPOSIÇÕES COLECTIVAS | GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

Afrique Capitales Cape of Good Hope Here We Come, Gare Saint Sauveur, Lille, France

Afrique Capitales, Parc de La Villette, Paris, France

Future Africa Vision in Time, National Museum of Nairobi, Kenya

Another Day of Life, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, UK

Concrete Futures, Close-Up Cinema, London, UK

South - South: Let me begin again, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

Fuckin´Globo III, Hotel Globo, Luanda, Angola

2016

New Revolutions, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

Only In The Western World, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Salzburg-Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Ulla, Ulla, Ulla, Ulla! Marcianos, Intergalácticos e Humanos, Casa Nova Arte e Cultura Contemporânea, São Paulo, Brazil

Constellations, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, UK

Fuckin´Globo II, Hotel Globo, Luanda, Angola

Built, World, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia, USA

The Incantation of the Disquieting Muse, Savvy Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

New Revolutions, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg / Cape Town, South Africa

Museum (science) fictions - Museum ON/OFF, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Someplace Else Right Now, The Utility Muffin Research Kitchen, Frank Zappa Studio, Hollywood, USA

Things Fall Apart - Red Africa, Calvert 22 Foundation, London and Bayreuth

Kabbo Ka Mwuala (The Girls Basket), National Galley of Zimbabwe, Harare

Passages, Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh

2015

Making Africa, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain

To Be Young, Black and Gifted, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

This Is Not My History, Rotor - Center For Contemporary Art, Graz, Austria

After Year Zero, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland

Resignifications, Museo Bardini, Florence, Italy

Art and The City, Festival of Public Art, Zurich, Switzerland

Surrounding The Audience, New Museum Triennial, New York, USA

The Divine Comedy, Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA

You Love Me, You Love Me Not, Galeria da Camâra Municipal, Porto, Portugal

Fuckin´ Globo, Hotel Globo, Luanda, Angola

Uma Delicada Zona de Compromisso, Quadrum - Galeria de Arte, Lisbon, Portugal

Future Africa Visions In Time, Iwalewa-Haus, Bayreut, Germany

As margens dos mares, Sesc Pinheiros, São Paulo, Brazil

You love me you love me not, Biblioteca Almeida Garrett, Porto, Portuga

2014

Ilha de São Jorge, Piccolo Teatro - Fondazione Cini, Venice, Italy

Giving Contours to the Shadow, N.B.K and Savvy Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

Producing the Common, 11th Dakar Biennale - Dak´Art, Dakar

New Africa, LaVilla - Kulte Gallery and Editions, Casablanca, Morocco

The Divine Comedy_Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt, Germany

INSERT2014_Mati Ghar - Indira Ghandi National Centre of the Arts, New Delhi, India

A Thousand of Him Scattered: Relative Newcomers in Diaspora, Stills - Scotland's Centre for Photography, Edinburgh, UK

2013

Giving Form to the Impatiente of Liberty, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

Close, Closer - The Real and Other Fictions, 3ª Trienial de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

Monday Begins on Sunday, Bergen Assembly: An Initiative for Art and Research, Bergen, Norway

The Beautiful Ones, Nolan Judin Gallery, Berlin, Germany

El mañana ya estuvo aquí, MARCO - Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Monterry, Mexico

Present Tense, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal

Private Lives, Centro Cultural de Cascais, Portugal

No Fly Zone. Unlimited Mileage, Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal

2012
Tomorrow Was Already Here, Tamayo Museum, Mexico City, Mexico
Les Praires, Les Ateliers de Rennes-Biennale of Contemporary Art, Les Praires, Rennes, France 
SuperPower: Africa in Science Fiction, Arnolfini Art Center, Bristol, UK
You Are Now Entenring, CCA_Derry, London, UK
Double Bounded Economy- Readind the East German Photo Archive, Halle 14, Leipzig, Germany
Experimental Station, Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial Laboral, Gijon, Spain
2011
Spacecraft Icarus 13 and Narratives Progressive from Elsewhere, Basis voor actuele kunst (BAK), Utrecht, Netherlands
Other Possible Worlds - Proposals on This Side of Utopia, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin, Germany
Propaganda by Monuments, Contemporary Image Centre (CIC), Cairo, Egypt
The days of This Society Are Counted, Abrons Art Center, New York, USA
2010
There is always a cup of sea to sail in, 29Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil
Self-Portrait As White Man, Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation, Venice, Italy
Wild is the Wind, Savannah College for Art and Design, Atlanta, USA
2009
Black Atlantic, ar/ge kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano, Italy
Luanda: Smooth and Rave, Grand Theatre, Evento Bienal, Bordeux, France; Museu Solar do Ferrão, Bahia, Brazil Museu Nacional de História Natural, Luanda, Angola
Luanda: Anatomia da Velocidade, Experimenta Design Bienal, Lisbon, Portugal
4 angolan contemporary artists, SOSO Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil
Things and Stuff, Johannesburg Art Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa
2008
Farewell to post-colonialism, 3rd Guangzhou Triennal, Guandong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Print ´08, Bell-Robert Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
As you like it, Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa
2007
Luanda Triennial, Luanda, Angola
Luanda Pop_Check List, 52ª Bienalle of Venice, African pavilion, Venice, Italy
Jene va travailler, Rosa Lux Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2006
Arte InVisible, Angola, ARCO, Madrid, Spain
Sindika Dokolo Collection, SOSO arte Contemporânea, Luanda, Angola
SD OBSERVATORIO, IVAM, Valencia, Spain
2005
AC _ Angola Combatente, SOSO arte Contemporânea, Luanda, Angola
MOVIMENTO, SOSO I LAX, Luanda, Angola
BAI ARTE 2005, Banco Africano de Investimentos, Luanda, Angola
Dipanda Forever, SOSO arte Contemporânea, Luanda, Angola
 
 
 

COLECÇÕES | COLLECTIONS

Tate Modern, London, UK

Fondazione di Venezia, Venice, Italy

Sindika Dokolo, African Collection of Contemporary Art, Luanda, Angola

Colecção BESA _ Banco Espírito Santo, Angola

Ellipse Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

Emile Stipp Video Collection, Johannesburg, South Africa

Miquel Barceló, Paris, France

Colecção Sciarretta (Nomas Foundation), Rome, Italy

Rui Costa Reis, Luanda, Angola

Metropolitana di Napoli, Naples, Italy

Fundação PLMJ, Lisbon, Portugal

Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland