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Meschac Gaba

Meschac Gaba (b. 1961) is a conceptual artist from Cotonou, Benin.  He is known for using everyday objects in installations which juxtapose ideas of culture and identity. In 1996 and 1997 he was artist in residence at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam where he worked on his project Museum of Contemporary Art, consisting of a number of rooms, just like a real museum. The entire work was bought and displayed by the Tate Modern London in 2013 and shown in Berlin in 2014. Other exhibitions with his work have taken place at the 50th Venice Biennial in 2003 and in Museum de Paviljoens in Almere in 2009. Meschac Gaba was a participating artist in the group exhibition What We Have Overlooked at Framer Framed between from 30 June to 21 August 2016, curated by Mirjam Westen.

He currently lives and works in Rotterdam.


Zanele Muholi - Miss D'vine I (2007), collectie Museum Arnhem

Exhibition: What We Have Overlooked

A collection presentation of Museum Arnhem, curated by Mirjam Westen