Jimenez - Colon Collection
Mustafa Maluka
It's not a failure if you never even tried
Maluka, Mustafa
Born in 1976, Cape Town, South Africa. Lives and works in Finland.

EDUCATION

2002-2006 PhD Candidate in Cultural Analysis, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA), Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam

1999-2001 De Ateliers, Post-graduate Art Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1994-1995 Graphic design, Peninsula Technicon, Cape Town, South Africa

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011
Cognitive Ruptures: Imagined Communities and the Multiculturalism of Fear, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin

2010
Art Dubai, Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Dubai, UAE
Discourse in Translation: A pragmadialectical analysis, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen

2009
A Place So Foreign, Jack Tilton Gallery; New York, USA

2008
The Message, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin

2007
Reflexive Indices: A Phenomenological Study, Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva
The Interview (a transcript), Michael Stevenson, Cape Town

2005
Accented Living: a rough guide, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town

2002
Bad for Your Health/Wrong Colour, Virtual Museum of Contemporary African Art
The Realness, Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem, The Netherlands

2001
Hard Living (an ethnomethodological approach), De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2000
Maluka 2000, de Twee Wezen, Enkhuizen, The Netherlands

1998
The(unstoppable)rapist, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town, South Africa

1997
Melanin Millennium, Mau-Mau Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2008
Inside Out, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin
Flow, Studio Museum Harlem, New York
World Histories, Des Moines Art Centre, Iowa
Common Affairs, Steirischer Herbst 2008, Graz, Austria

2007
In Your Face, Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva

2006
South African art now, Michael Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town
Sao Paulo Bienal, Sao Paulo
Artists at Glenfiddich 06, The Glenfiddich Distillery, Dufftown, Scotland
Nie Meer, De Warande, Turnhout, Belgium

2006
South African art now, Michael Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town
Sao Paulo Bienal, Sao Paulo
Artists at Glenfiddich 06, The Glenfiddich Distillery, Dufftown, Scotland
Nie Meer, De Warande, Turnhout, Belgium
New Painting, KZNSA Gallery, Durban; Unisa Gallery, Pretoria; Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
De Grote Oversteek, Stedelijk Museum Zwolle, Zwolle, The Netherlands
Personal Affects: Power and poetics in contemporary South African art, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Chimaera, Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, USA

2005
d'Afrique, d'Asie, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, USA
[R][R][F]2005--->XP, Hilchot Shehenim, Israeli Digital Art Lab, Holon, Israel
Images Festival, Toronto, Canada
BASICS Festival, Salzburg, Austria

2004
Personal Affects: Power and poetics in contemporary South African art, Museum for African Art and the Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York, USA
Invisible Networks, Version'04 Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
[R][R][F] 2005--->XP, National Museum of Contemporary Art/Kalinderu MediaLab, Bucaresti, Romania
Bergen Electronic Arts Centre, Bergen, Norway
New Media Art Festival, Bangkok, Thailand
BASICS Festival, Salzburg, Austria
Split International Film Festival, Split, Croatia
PEAM 2004, Pescara Electronic Art Meeting, Pescara, Italy
Now Music Streaming Festival, Berlin, Germany
VI Salon Y Coloquio Internacional de Arte Digital, Havana, Cuba
public_media_ space Festival, Yerewan, Armenia
West Coast Numusic & Electronic Arts Festival, Stavanger, Norway
Biennale of Electronic Art, Perth, Australia
International Short Film Festival, Nuremberg, Germany
Orilla'04, 1st International Exhibition of Digital Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, Argentina
West 404 - Festival of Electronic Art, Rosario, Argentina
FILE - Electronic Language Festival, SESI Art Gallery, S�o Paulo, Brazil
Internet Live Streaming "Endlosfilm", University of Bremen, Germany
OUTVIDEO, Ekaterinburg, Russia

2003
Guess Who, Stedelijk Museum Zwolle, Zwolle, The Netherlands
Afrika Hier en Nu, Centrum Beeldende Kust, Emmen, The Netherlands

2002
The 4th Biennale of the Pan-African Circle of Artists Lagos, Nigeria
Crossing Boundaries and Frontiers, Centre Soleil d'Afrique, Bamako, Mali
Interactive Arts Festival.01, Kwang Fong Gallery, California Lutheran University, Los Angeles, USA

2000
(W)interface, Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Portrait Africa, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

1999
Staking Claims, The Granary, Cape Town, South Africa
Project Conflux, Luxembourg/Cape Town/Paris
Postcards from South Africa, Axis Gallery, New York, USA
Oos Wes Tuis Bes, Oudtshoorn, South Africa

1998
Childhood, Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town, South Africa
!Xoe site-specific, Ibis Art Centre, Nieu-Bethesda, South Africa

RESIDENCIES/AWARDS

2006
Artists in Residence at Glenfiddich, Dufftown, Scotland

2005
Art Omi International Artists Residency, New York, USA

2004
Tollman Award for the Visual Arts

1998
Thami Mnyele Foundation, residency, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1997
Robben Island Museum, residency, Cape Town, South Africa
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