Serge Alain Nitegeka

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

In addition to Stevenson Johannesburg and Cape Town, Nitegeka has held solo exhibitions at Marianne Boesky Gallery and Boesky East in New York, in 2017; 2016 and 2014; SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia (2015); and Le Manège gallery, French Institute, Dakar in 2012. Recent group exhibitions include Re/discovery and Memory at the Norval Foundation (2018); Abstract Minded: Works by Six Contemporary African Artists , an exhibition that has shown at the 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, USA (2017); Exchange at Galerie Hans Mayer in Düsseldorf (2016); I Love You Sugar Kane at the Institute of Contemporary Art Indian Ocean in Port Louis, Mauritius (2016); A story within a story..., at the 8th Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art (2015); What remains is tomorrow at the South African Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale (2015); Venturing Out of the Heart of Darkness at The Harvey B Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture in Charlotte, North Carolina (2015); This House, part of Nouvelles vagues at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2013); My Joburg at La Maison Rouge, Paris and the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (2013) and The Space Between Us at ifa Galleries in Berlin in 2013. 

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

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