Ato Malinda

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Title

Ato Malinda

Subject

Contributor

Contributor Item Type Metadata

First Name

Ato

Surname or Business Name

Malinda

Years Affiliated

2016

Affiliation

NTU CCA Singapore

Birth Date

1981

Birthplace

Kenya

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Ato Malinda (b. 1981, Kenya) lives and works in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

She has a Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) from Transart Institute, New York. Her diverse practice consists of performance, drawing, painting, installation, video, and ceramic object-making, through which she investigates the hybrid nature of African identity, contesting notions of authenticity and issues of colonialism, trade, race, gender and sexuality.

Malinda was recently the winner of the first Annual African Art Award from the Smithsonian Institution (2016) and was one of the awardees of the Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship (2015). She has exhibited extensively participating in exhibitions at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Copenhagen, Denmark (2015) and the Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main, Germany (2014) among others.

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Files

20160923:20160924_Art After Dark and Art Day Out_Ato Malinda_06.jpg

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Citation

“Ato Malinda,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed August 18, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/1004.