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Zina Saro-Wiwa has been awarded a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow for Fine Arts 2017

On April 6, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of 173 Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of scholars, artists, and scientists. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional

Zina Saro-Wiwa has been awarded a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow for Fine Arts 2017

On April 6, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of 173 Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of scholars, artists, and scientists. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional

Art Forum makes Zina’s solo exhibition a Critics’ Pick

Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion 500 East Peabody Drive November 17–March 25 Questions of ecology lie at the core of Zina Saro-Wiwa’s exhibition, though her approach to the subject includes more than addressing the natural environment. The show features

Art Forum makes Zina’s solo exhibition a Critics’ Pick

Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion 500 East Peabody Drive November 17–March 25 Questions of ecology lie at the core of Zina Saro-Wiwa’s exhibition, though her approach to the subject includes more than addressing the natural environment. The show features

African Arts Journal

Zina Saro-Wiwa’s work is the cover story and subject of a new academic article that appears in African Arts Journal published by MIT Press. The piece “This House Is Not for Sale” Nollywood’s Spatial Politics and Concepts of “Home” in

African Arts Journal

Zina Saro-Wiwa’s work is the cover story and subject of a new academic article that appears in African Arts Journal published by MIT Press. The piece “This House Is Not for Sale” Nollywood’s Spatial Politics and Concepts of “Home” in

Zina Saro-Wiwa is one of Foreign Policy’s Global Thinkers of 2016

In December 2016, Zina Saro-Wiwa was recognised as one of 2016’s Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy Magazine. Nigerian activist Ken Saro-Wiwa was killed by the state in 1995 after protesting oil extraction in Ogoniland, his home region. Now his daughter,

Zina Saro-Wiwa is one of Foreign Policy’s Global Thinkers of 2016

In December 2016, Zina Saro-Wiwa was recognised as one of 2016’s Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy Magazine. Nigerian activist Ken Saro-Wiwa was killed by the state in 1995 after protesting oil extraction in Ogoniland, his home region. Now his daughter,

Zina Saro-Wiwa’s “Did You Know We Taught Them How To Dance?” opens at Krannert Museum 17th November 2016

Zina Saro-Wiwa exhibit at Krannert Museum from ZSW Studio on Vimeo. Curator: Amy L. Powell Co-organized by Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston This exhibition is the first solo museum presentation

Zina Saro-Wiwa’s “Did You Know We Taught Them How To Dance?” opens at Krannert Museum 17th November 2016

Zina Saro-Wiwa exhibit at Krannert Museum from ZSW Studio on Vimeo. Curator: Amy L. Powell Co-organized by Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston This exhibition is the first solo museum presentation

Spring/Summer 2016 Newsletter

There has already been an enormous amount of activity this year at ZSW studio starting with screenings of her work at Tate in January, an exhibition at the Royal College of Art in London and the screening of Zina’s alt-Nollywood

Spring/Summer 2016 Newsletter

There has already been an enormous amount of activity this year at ZSW studio starting with screenings of her work at Tate in January, an exhibition at the Royal College of Art in London and the screening of Zina’s alt-Nollywood

Private view of Saro-Wiwa’s Karikpo Pipeline, tonight at RCA’s Dyson Gallery 6-8pm

Tonight, January 20th 2015, come and and enjoy a private view of Zina Saro-Wiwa’s 5-channel video Karikpo Pipeline at the Dyson Gallery of the Royal College of Art. The artist and curator will be present and mulled wine served… Address

Private view of Saro-Wiwa’s Karikpo Pipeline, tonight at RCA’s Dyson Gallery 6-8pm

Tonight, January 20th 2015, come and and enjoy a private view of Zina Saro-Wiwa’s 5-channel video Karikpo Pipeline at the Dyson Gallery of the Royal College of Art. The artist and curator will be present and mulled wine served… Address

Zina Saro-Wiwa at Tate Britain: From Nollywood to the Niger Delta

On 18th January 2016 at the Clore Auditorium at Tate Britain, London, Zina Saro-Wiwa talks with Tate curator Zoe Whitley about her work. To book tickets and for more information visit the Tate website: www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/film/zina-saro-wiwa-nollywood-niger-delta

Zina Saro-Wiwa at Tate Britain: From Nollywood to the Niger Delta

On 18th January 2016 at the Clore Auditorium at Tate Britain, London, Zina Saro-Wiwa talks with Tate curator Zoe Whitley about her work. To book tickets and for more information visit the Tate website: www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/film/zina-saro-wiwa-nollywood-niger-delta

Saro-Wiwa opens solo show at Royal College of Art Dyson Gallery in London

Zina’s panoramic 5-channel video Karikpo Pipeline, shot with a drone in Ogoniland, Nigeria is currently on view at the RCA’s Dyson Gallery in London. The work is on view night and day, from 6th January till 7th February, continuously and

Saro-Wiwa opens solo show at Royal College of Art Dyson Gallery in London

Zina’s panoramic 5-channel video Karikpo Pipeline, shot with a drone in Ogoniland, Nigeria is currently on view at the RCA’s Dyson Gallery in London. The work is on view night and day, from 6th January till 7th February, continuously and

Zina’s Blaffer Museum solo show extended till March 2016

Did You Know We Taught Them How To Dance? the first solo museum exhibition by Zina Saro-Wiwa has now been extended. The show is on view till 16th March 2015 at Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, Texas.

Zina’s Blaffer Museum solo show extended till March 2016

Did You Know We Taught Them How To Dance? the first solo museum exhibition by Zina Saro-Wiwa has now been extended. The show is on view till 16th March 2015 at Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, Texas.

Last chance to see “Embodied” at Nikolaj Kunsthal. Ends 6th December 2015.

Last chance to see Mourning Class: Nollywood on display at Nikolaj Kunsthal in Copenhagen. The exhibition closes 6th December 2015… With the exhibition Embodied, Nikolaj Kunsthal and CPH:DOX present major recent works by influential international artists investigating the relationship of

Last chance to see “Embodied” at Nikolaj Kunsthal. Ends 6th December 2015.

Last chance to see Mourning Class: Nollywood on display at Nikolaj Kunsthal in Copenhagen. The exhibition closes 6th December 2015… With the exhibition Embodied, Nikolaj Kunsthal and CPH:DOX present major recent works by influential international artists investigating the relationship of

Zina Saro-Wiwa in conversation with Koyo Kouoh at 1:54 Forum, 4pm Saturday 18th October 2014

At 4pm on Saturday 18th October 2014, Zina Saro-Wiwa will be in conversation with Koyo Kouoh at 1:54 Forum, at Somerset House discussing their approaches to nurturing creative and artistic environments through their respective art spaces. Zina Saro-Wiwa runs Boys’

Zina Saro-Wiwa in conversation with Koyo Kouoh at 1:54 Forum, 4pm Saturday 18th October 2014

At 4pm on Saturday 18th October 2014, Zina Saro-Wiwa will be in conversation with Koyo Kouoh at 1:54 Forum, at Somerset House discussing their approaches to nurturing creative and artistic environments through their respective art spaces. Zina Saro-Wiwa runs Boys’

Last two weeks to see Zina’s work at Goodman Gallery and Brundyn Gallery in Cape Town

Zina has works in two group exhibitions in Cape Town, South Africa this Autumn. One at Brundyn Gallery the other at Goodman Gallery.  Both shows come down on 25th October 2014.   Details on Goodman Gallery exhibition here: www.goodman-gallery.com/exhibitions/404 Details

Last two weeks to see Zina’s work at Goodman Gallery and Brundyn Gallery in Cape Town

Zina has works in two group exhibitions in Cape Town, South Africa this Autumn. One at Brundyn Gallery the other at Goodman Gallery.  Both shows come down on 25th October 2014.   Details on Goodman Gallery exhibition here: www.goodman-gallery.com/exhibitions/404 Details

Final chance to see Zina Saro-Wiwa’s video installation work at The Pulitzer Foundation

The Progress of Love is a seminal show stretching over 7 months and three different venues: The Centre for Contemporary Art (Lagos, Nigeria) The Menil Collection (Houston, USA) and The Pulitzer Foundation (St Louis, USA). The three exhibition spaces addressed love as an

Final chance to see Zina Saro-Wiwa’s video installation work at The Pulitzer Foundation

The Progress of Love is a seminal show stretching over 7 months and three different venues: The Centre for Contemporary Art (Lagos, Nigeria) The Menil Collection (Houston, USA) and The Pulitzer Foundation (St Louis, USA). The three exhibition spaces addressed love as an

Zina’s video “Sarogua Mourning” on view at Cokkie Snoei Gallery in Rotterdam, Netherlands till April 4th 2013

The “As Tears Go By” exhibition is currently on show at Cokkie Snoei Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands. 24th Feb – 4th April 2013.

Zina’s video “Sarogua Mourning” on view at Cokkie Snoei Gallery in Rotterdam, Netherlands till April 4th 2013

The “As Tears Go By” exhibition is currently on show at Cokkie Snoei Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands. 24th Feb – 4th April 2013.

LAST CHANCE TO SEE “THE PROGRESS OF LOVE” EXHIBITION at the MENIL COLLECTION, TEXAS. UP TILL SUNDAY 17th MARCH 2013

LAST CHANCE TO SEE “The Progress of Love” exhibition at The Menil Collection, Houston Texas which closes Sunday 17th March 2013. The Progress of Love is an amazing exhibition that explores the nature of love from an African Perspective. The

LAST CHANCE TO SEE “THE PROGRESS OF LOVE” EXHIBITION at the MENIL COLLECTION, TEXAS. UP TILL SUNDAY 17th MARCH 2013

LAST CHANCE TO SEE “The Progress of Love” exhibition at The Menil Collection, Houston Texas which closes Sunday 17th March 2013. The Progress of Love is an amazing exhibition that explores the nature of love from an African Perspective. The