Serge Alain Nitegeka

Nitegeka was born in Burundi in 1983 and lives in Johannesburg.

In addition to six solo exhibitions at Stevenson, Johannesburg and Cape Town (2012-18), Nitegeka has exhibited at Marianne Boesky Gallery and Boesky East in New York (2018, 2016 and 2014); SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia (2015); and Le Manège gallery, French Institute, Dakar (2012).

Group exhibitions include Remember to React: 60 Years of Collecting, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Florida (2018); Beyond Borders: Global Africa, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor (2018); Re/discovery and Memory, Norval Foundation, Cape Town (2018); Abstract Minded: Works by Six Contemporary African Artists, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York (2018), and N’namdi Center for Contemporary Art, Detroit (2017); Solidary & Solitary, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans (2017); I Love You Sugar Kane, Institute of Contemporary Art Indian Ocean, Port Louis, Mauritius (2016); A story within a story..., 8th Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art (2015); What remains is tomorrow, South African Pavilion, 56th Venice Biennale (2015); Venturing Out of the Heart of Darkness, The Harvey B Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture in Charlotte, North Carolina (2015); This House, part of Nouvelles vagues, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2013); My Joburg, La Maison Rouge, Paris and Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (2013); and The Space Between Us, ifa Galleries, Berlin (2013).

Nitegeka won the Tollman Award for the Visual Arts in 2010, and in the same year was selected for the Dakar Biennale, where he won a Fondation Jean Paul Blachère prize.

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