Abdelkader Benchamma

Selected works

Born in 1975, Abdelkader Benchamma lives and works in Paris and Montpellier. He recently exhibited his work at the Collège des Bernadins for the 2018 Nuit Blanche all-night arts event in Paris. Winner of the 2015 Drawing Now prize, the same year the New York Drawing Center invited him to inaugurate a mural drawing program with the Representation of Dark Matter, a monumental piece created on-site (2015-2016). In recent years, his work has been showcased by numerous solo exhibitions, including at the Centquatre in Paris (2018), BlueProject Foundation in Barcelona (2016), FRAC Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand (2015) and Carré Sainte Anne in Montpellier (2014). Winner of the 1st Prix Occitanie-Médicis 2018, he spent three months in Rome on a residency at Villa Medicis from November 2018 to January 2019.