International Support

Recipients : May 2011

Total number of applications: 75
Applications recieving grants: 42

International Biennials and Institutional Grants for Solo Exhibitions

Mahlet Ogbe Habte

10 September – 13 November 2011
Mahlet Ogbe Habte --
Gothenburg International Biennial for Contemporary Art --

Support provided for the participation of Mahlet Ogbe Habte (b.1972 in Asmara, Eritrea, lives and works in Bergen, Norway) to participate in the ‘Gothenburg International Biennale for Contemporary Art’ with her project Mushroom walk and Audiences cooking performance. According to the artist, she sought to gather ‘all the inspirations from my cooking experience and exhibit them by artistic means’ with the active participation of an audience. Other participating artists include Örn Alexander Amundsson, Zarina Bhimji, Wim Botha, Matthew Buckingham, Chen Chieh-jen, Chimurenga and Yoel Diaz Vázquez, among others.Curators: Sarat Maharaj, chief curator, with co-curators Stina Edblom, Gertrud Sandqvist and Dorothee Albrecht, curatorial team of the Gothenburg Biennial, Gothenburg, Sweden