Frida Orupabo Solo exhibition

18 Aug 05 Dec 2021 Museu Afro Brasil Solo exhibition
Frida Orupabo, <i>Untitled</i>, 2018. Photo: Gerhard Kassner. Courtesy of the artist
Frida Orupabo, Untitled, 2018. Photo: Gerhard Kassner. Courtesy of the artist

Solo show by Frida Orupabo (1986, Sarpsborg, Norway).

Orupapo combines photographs and images found in her personal archive to create digital collages that explore themes of race, gender, identity and sexuality. The artist’s work has been shown in various institutions, including Portikus, Frankfurt Am Main (Germany, 2019); Moderna Museet (Stockholm, Sweden, 2019); Kunstnernes Hus (Oslo, Norway, 2019) and Serpentine Gallery (London, England, 2017). Orupabo participated in the 58th Venice Biennale (2019). She lives in Oslo (Norway).

Curatorship: Jacopo Crivelli Visconti

Learn more about the artist here.



International support: Nordic Culture Fund and Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA)

  1. Caroline A. Jones, Eyesight Alone: Clement Greenberg’s Modernism and the Bureaucratization of the Senses (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005).
  2. Greenberg’s Modernism and the Bureaucratization of the Senses (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005).
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