Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc (GF, 1977) is an artist, researcher, exhibition curator and film programmer who investigates topics neglected in the history of colonialism. His work addresses themes of absence, haunting and the representation of violence through processes of extraction and excavation. His practice often involves collaboration between actors from various disciplinary fields and incorporates the production of drawings, sculptures, films, slideshows and discursive devices.
His work has been shown in numerous solo exhibitions, at Fundacion Jumex, Mexico, Rochechouart Museum (2018), Kunsthalle Basel (2013). He has exhibited in international exhibitions, biennials and triennials such as Manifesta Biennial (2020), Venice Biennale, Kiev Biennale (2015), Berlin Biennale, Center Pompidou Metz, CAPC in Bordeaux, Museion in Bolzano, CA2M in Madrid (2014), Mudam in Luxembourg, Palais de Tokyo in Paris (2013), Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Triennale di Paris (2012).
18 February 2021