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Bright Ugochukwu Eke

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Untitled, 2008 Plastic Water Bottles Variable
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Water Drop, 2008 Water, Charcoal, Cellophane Bags, Thread Variable
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Bottled Life, 2008 Plastic Water Bottles
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Acid Rain, 2005 Water, Ammonium Chloride, Cellophane Bag, Thread Variable
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Public Tap, 2007 Water Barrels, Electric Bulbs, Wire
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Shields, 2006-2008 Plastic Water Bags Variable
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Nigeria
Birth year
1976
Tags
installation, performance, photography, research, conceptual, sculpture, exhibition/performance
Statement

 

Solo Exhibition 

2008       Water and Me: Art in Unconventional Space- Trinidad and Tobago

2006       Environ-Scope:   Goethe Institute, Lagos, Nigeria 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2009      CODE SHARE: 5 Continents, 10 biennales, 20 Artists. Vilnius,  

              Lithuania        

2008      Art, Migration, and Identity: International Festival of the Arts in arnhem-

              Netherlands

2008      Echo Wanted: Gallery Karsten Greve, Paris

 2008      Experimental Frontiers: Society through the eyes of South African and   

               Nigerian artists, Cape Town, South africa

2008      WATER: Delight and Woe; Ifa-Gallery Stuttgart and Ifa-Gallery Berlin, Germany.

2007      Sharjah Biannial 8,United Arab Emirates.

  • Trans-Cape Contemporary African Art Exhibition, Cape Town, South African 

2006   ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific) Festival, Santa Domingo, Antilles 

  • DAK’ART, 7TH Biennial of Contemporary African Art, IFAN Museum, Dakar, Senegal 
  • MFA Exhibition, Ana Gallery, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 

2005  Founders’ Day Anniversary Exhibition, Ana Gallery, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 

  • 5th Biennial Exhibition of the Pan African Circle of Artists, National Museum, Enugu 

2002 Degree Exhibition, Ana Gallery, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 

AFFILIATION (S)

  • Member-College Arts Association, USA
  • Member- GreenPeace, USA

CONFERENCES/ LECTURES  

2009         

  •       Water is Power: African Art History. College Art Association  

            Conference, Los Angeles, USA.; College Art Association Conference, Los  

            Angeles, USA.

2008         

  • Slide talk, Alice Yard-Experimental Space, Trinidad and Tobago

2007        

  • Slide talk, Palo Alto Art Center, California, USA.

ARTIST RESIDENCES

 2008         

  • International Festival of the Arts in Arnhem, Netherlands-Residency at Thamgidi Studios
  • Commonwealth Arts and Craft Awards Residency, Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Djerassi Artists Residency Program, California, USA.
  • UNESCO Aschberg Bursaries for Artists’ Residency,

            Centro Colombo Americano, Colombia

Awards 

  • Commonwealth Arts and Craft Awards ,2007
  • ResArtis  Award, Dakar Prize. 2007
  • UNESCO Aschberg Bursaries for Artists, 2007
  • Best Graduating Student Prize, Dept. of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka-2001

  


 

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