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Sandra Mujinga (b. 1989, Goma, DRC) is a multidisciplinary Norwegian artist and musician who

 works between Berlin and Oslo.


Thinking through speculative fiction in Afrofuturist tradition, Sandra Mujinga plays with economies of visibility and disappearance. Her works negotiate questions of self-representation and -preservation, appearance, and opacity, through an interdisciplinary practice in which she often reverses traditional identity politics of presence. The artist's works depart from a purely anthropocentric approach to understanding the transient world we are living in now, for that reason Mujinga is looking for inspiration in how animals are developing survival strategies and adapting to hostile surroundings.


Mujinga participated in the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia 'The Milk of Dreams' curated by Cecilia Alemani in 2022. Her solo exhibition, 'I Build My Skin With Rocks' curated by Daniel Milnes opened on the 8th of December 2022 at Hamburger Bahnhof along with a publication.


Recent solo exhibitions include Fleeting Home MdbK Leipzig (2023); Sandra Mujinga’s Flo, MoMA’s 2023 Collection Exhibition series (2023-)Closed Space, Open World, Malmö Konsthall (2022); LACK Sandefjord Kunstforening, Sandefjord (2022); Solo Oslo Munch, Oslo (2022); Sandra Mujinga, Gothenburg Art Museum (2021); Worldview, Swiss Institute, New York (2021); Spectral Keepers, The Approach, London (2021) and Midnight, Vleeshal, Middelburg (2020).

She has been included in group shows Loving the Alien,  La Casa Encendida, Madrid (2024)Going Dark: The Contemporary Figure at the Edge of Visibility, Guggenheim, New York (2023); Poetry for Revolutions, Istituto Svizzero, Rome (2023); Antéfutur, Capc museum of contemporary art in Bordeaux (2023); GIBCA Gothenburg Biennale(2023); Human Is, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin(2023)Signals: How Video Transformed the World, MoMA, New York (2023); Twilight Land, Moderna Museet, Malmö (2022); Pervasive Light MoMA, Hyundai Card, Storage, Seoul (2022);  Angst Tønder Art Museum, Denmark (2022); 'Soft Water, Hard Stone' New Museum Triennial (2021); Our Silver City, 2094, Nottingham Contemporary (2021); Safe House, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin (2021); EUROPA, Oxalá, MUCEM (Marseille),  Fondation Gulbenkian, Lisbon Musée Royale de l’Afrique centrale, Tervuren (2021); Preis der Nationalgalerie, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2021); Sensing Nature, 17th edition, Momenta Biennale (2021); Techno, MUSEION museum of modern & contemporary art, Bolzano (2021); Sandefjord Kunstpris, Sandefjord Kunstforening (2021); Inconstant World, ICALA, Los Angeles (2021)


In 2013 she was awarded The Sparebankstiftelsen DNBs art grant, 2015 the Fredrik Roos Art Prize, and in 2021, the Sandefjord Art Prize and the Preis der Nationalgalerie.

Her works are included in the collection of Gothenburg Museum of Art Collection, Sweden; Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany; KORO- Public Art Norway Collection; Trondheim Museum, Trondheim, Norway; Oslo Municipality Collection, Norway; Staatliche Museum, Berlin, Germany; Marieluise Hessel Foundation, FL, USA; Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LA, USA; Saastamoinen; Foundation, Helsinki, represented by the EMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Finland; National Museum, Oslo, Norway; Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland and Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway



Gallery Representation:

Croy Nielsen, Vienna

The Approach, London. 



Photo: Gustave Muhozi

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