herman mbamba

B. 1980, Gibeon, Namibia

Lives and works in Bergen, Norway 

EDUCATION


2006 - 2008 MFA, National Academy of Fine Arts in Oslo, Norway

2003 - 2006 BFA, National Academy of Fine Arts in Oslo, Norway

1999 - 2002 John Muafangejo Art Centre, Windhoek, Namibia 



SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2017

≠Hâ≠Hâsa, blank projects, Cape Town, South Africa 

2016

Bærum Kulturhus, Norway

RomFor, Haugesund

2013

Drawing the Narratives, Skapåbar, Haugesund 

2012

The Basement paintings, Dortmund Bodega, Oslo 

2010

Hemmingstad Kultursenter, Haugesund 

2009

Tegnerforbundet, Oslo

Inverted Colonialism, Gallery KHK, Oslo

2008

Gallery 21:24, Oslo

2007

Interplanetary, National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN), Windhoek 

2006

Sound of Mu, Oslo

2005

Elverum Kulturhus, Elverum, Norway

Gallery 21:25, Oslo,

2004

John Muafangejo Art Centre Gallery, Windhoek

2002

National Art Gallery of Namibia

2001

Democratic Art Gallery, Durban, South Africa 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2O18

We don’t need another hero, 10th Berlin Biennale, curated by Gabi Ngcobo, Akademie der Künste, Berlin 

2017

17, blank projects, Cape Town

Lumières d’Afriques, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

2016

Lumières d’Afriques, IFAN - Musée Théodore Monod, Dakar, Senegal

Figure, blank projects, Cape Town

The sketch, Drawing Biennale 2016: Oslo, Norway.

Chanting all glamouring, chirping, Munch Museet, Oslo

Lumières d’Afriques, Donwahi Foundation for Contemporary Art, Ivory Coast

Drawings: Past and Present, the AAHT collection, NAGN, Namibia

3 881 days, blank lab, Cape Town, South Africa

2015

Celebrating 25 years of Namibian Printmaking, NAGN, Namibia

Jule Utstillingen, Haugesund Billedgalleri

African Lights, Theathre National De Chaillot, Paris

Rom For, Haugesund