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Grace Ndiritu

My art is an attempt to give back what has been taken from those who lack power: their dignity.

Grace Ndiritu

Biographical details:

Grace Ndiritu (Kenya/UK). She studied Textiles Art at Winchester School of Art,UK; De Ateliers, Amsterdam (1998-2000); UK studio residency at Delfina Studios, London (2004-2006) and International Residency at Recollets, Paris (2013).

Her archive of over forty 'Hand-crafted videos' and 'Video Paintings' have been widely exhibited. Upcoming solo performances Musee Chasse & Nature and Centre Pompidou, Paris (2013). Recent solo exhibitions and screenings at ICA Artist Film Survey, London (2011), Artprojx at Prince Charles Cinema London (2009), Chisenhale Gallery, London (2007), the 51st Venice Biennale (2005) and Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (2005).

Recent group shows include those at the Bamako Biennale (2011), Dakar Biennale and International Center of Photography, New York (2009).

She recently won the 1st Prize for Landscape Video and Photography, at the Centre for Art and Nature, Spain (2010). Her work has been commissioned by Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool (2010), Chisenhale Gallery, London (2007), and Glynn Vivian Gallery, Wales (2006).

Her work is also housed in museum collections such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Ulrich Museum, Kansas and private collections such as the Walther Collection, New York and Germany.

For further information www.gracendiritu.com

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