Lydia Ourahmane p.H 8.7 (2015). Fertile soil smuggled form Medea, Algeria. Installation view, Ellis King Gallery, Dublin. Courtesy of the artist.

Lydia Ourahmane

26 January – 25 March 2018
Opening: Thursday 25 January 2018, 6.30 – 8.30pm

In January 2018 Chisenhale Gallery presents a major new commission by London and Oran based artist Lydia Ourahmane. Incorporating installation, performance, video and sound, Ourahmane’s work examines the psychological resonance of organic and industrial environments. This will be her first solo exhibition in an institution.  

Lydia Ourahmane (b. 1992, Saϊda, Algeria) lives and works between London and Oran. Exhibitions include a good neighbour, 15th Istanbul Biennial, (forthcoming, 2017); How to Disappear Completely, Garage Rotterdam, Netherlands (2017); The end of the World, Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art, Italy; Social Calligraphies, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw; that a body knows regardless, Interstate Projects, New York (all 2016); The Third Choir, Art Berlin Contemporary, Berlin; Territoires Arabes, Palais de La Culture, Algeria; (all 2015); and Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2014).  

Lydia Ourahmane's exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery is supported by The Arab Fund For Arts and Culture – AFAC. 

Chisenhale Gallery’s Commissions Programme 2017-19 is supported by the LUMA Foundation.

Chisenhale Gallery’s Curatorial Trainee Programme 2016-18 is supported by Sirine and Ahmad Abu Ghazaleh.

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