The Power Plant

Kader Attia

Kader Attia (born 1970 in Dugny, France) lives and works in Berlin and Paris. Solo exhibitions of Attia’s work have been organized at SMAK, Ghent (2017); Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, Australia (2017); Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (2016); Whitechapel Gallery, London (2013); KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2013); Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (2012); The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA (2007); and Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, France (2006). His work has been shown in numerous group exhibitions around the world at venues including the Leopold Museum, Vienna (2016); Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2016); MoMA, New York (2012); and multiple biennials, including the Venice Biennale (2017 and 2003); Sharjah Biennial (2017); Marrakech Biennial (2016 and 2014); dOCUMENTA, Kassel, Germany (2012); and Lyon Biennial (2005). In 2016 Kader Attia was awarded with the Marcel Duchamp Prize and the prize for the best exhibition of the year from the Deutsche Internationale Vereinigung der Kunstkritiker (AICA), and recently the Joan Miró Prize (2017).