Mario Benjamin

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Exhibitions

SOLO SHOWS

2012
Mario Benjamin, Maison Revue Noire, Paris, France

2011
Monnin Gallery, Petion-Ville, Haiti

2010
Botanique Museum, Brussels, Belgium

2008
Etra Gallery, Miami, USA
Monnin Gallery, Pétion-Ville, Haïti

2007
Mario Benjamin, Afronova, Johannesburg, South Africa
Les fleurs cannibales, Monnin Gallery, Pétion-Ville, Haïti

2006
French Institute of Haïti, Port-au-Prince, Haïti

2003
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, USA

2001
Halle Saint-Pierre, Paris, France

2000
Art Museum of the Americas, Organization of American States, Washington, DC, USA
Institute of Visual Arts, Fort-de-France, Martinique.

1998
Bourbon Lally Gallery, Pétion-Ville, Haïti

1997
Haïtian art museum, Port-au-Prince, Haïti

1996
Eden Rock, Miami, USA

1993
French Institute for Latin America, Mexico City, Mexico

1984
first solo show, Festival Art Gallery, Port au Prince, Haïti

GROUP SHOWS

2014 – 2015
Haiti, Grand Palais, Paris, France

2012
In Extremis : Death and Life in 21st Century Haitian Art, Fowler Museum, UCLA University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Caribbean Crossroads of The World, Queens Museum, New York, USA
Who More Scifi Than Us ? Contemporary Art From the Caribbean, Kunsthal Kade, Amersfoort, The Netherlands

2011
Haïti Kingdom of this World, galerie Agnes b, Paris, France
Memory, installation, Digicel Headquaters, Port-au-Prince
Fondation Blachere, Apt, France

2010
Rue Princesse, installation, Danse L’Afrique Danse! 8th edition  Bamako, Mali
Mario Benjamin – Marc Lambrechts, Nomad Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2009
Kreyol Factory, Parc de la Villette, Paris, France
the National Black Fine Art Show (NBFAS), Bourbon Lally Gallery, New York, USA

2008
the National Black Fine Art Show (NBFAS), Bourbon Lally Gallery, New York, USA
Lattitude 2008, Hotel de Ville Paris, France

2007
Monnin Gallery, Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic
the National Black Fine Art Show (NBFAS), Bourbon Lally Gallery, New York, USA

2006
the National Black Fine Art Show (NBFAS), Bourbon Lally Gallery, New York, USA
Carnival project, in collaboration with Andre Eugene, Celeur, and Guyodo, Port-au-Prince, Haïti

2005 
50th Salon d’art Contemporain de Mont Rouge, Montrouge, France

2004
Latitudes, Terres de l’Atlantique, Hôtel de Ville Paris, Paris, France.
Lespri Endepandan, Discovering Haitian Sculpture, Frost Art Museum, Miami Florida, USA
Etter Colombus.com, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

2003
Art Miami, Bourbon Lally Gallery, Miami, USA

2002
Splash, Bourbon Lally Gallery, Miami, USA

2001
the National Black Fine Art Show (NBFAS), Bourbon Lally Gallery, New York, USA

2000
Haïti: angels and demons, Halle Saint-Pierre, Paris, France
Generation 2000, Bourbon Lally Gallery, Montreal, Canada

1999
Mastering the Millennium, Art Museum of the Americas, The World Bank, Washington DC, USA

1998
Bourbon Lally Gallery, Pétion-Ville, Haïti
Caribe Insular, Museo Extremeno e Iberoamericaneo de Arte
Contemporáneo, Badajoz, Spain
L’art dans le monde, Beaux Arts magazine, Passage Retz, Paris, France
La route de l’art sur la route de l’esclave, Museo de arte Moderna, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, L’Artchipel, Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, Camp de la Transportation, Saint-Laurent du Maroni, Guyana
ARCO, Bourbon Lally Gallery, Madrid, Spain

1996 
The Other Journey, Kreims, Austria

1995
Otro pais, Palau de Vereina, Barcelona, Spain

1994 
Otro pais, Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderna, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

BIENNALES

2011
56th Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

2010
Dak’art, Dakar, Senegal

2009
Havana Biennial, Havana , Cuba

2008 
Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju, South Korea

2007 
52nd Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

2001 
4th Caribbean Biennial, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
49th Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

1998 
24th Biennial of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

1997 
7th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
2nd Johannesburg Biennial, Johannesburg, South Africa

Publications

ChambreMarioBENJAMIN
THE ROOM OF MARIO BENJAMIN
192 color pages, 27×21 cm, hardcover
English and French
Published by Revue noire
2012
Angaza
ANGAZA AFRIKA: AFRICAN ART NOW
336 pages, 23x 26cm, paperback
English
Published by Laurence King
2008
peintres haitiens
HAITIAN PAINTERS
303 pages, 30x25cm, paperback
English
Published by Editions Cercle d’Art
2002
caribean art
CARIBBEAN ART
224 pages, 22x15cm, paperback
English
Published by Thames and Hudson
1998
DVD_Mario
MARIO BENJAMIN
documentary film, 53 minutes
French and creole, subtitles English and French
Produced by Troubadour Films, Geneva, Switzerland
2008

Press

La crème d’Haïti, Le Monde, January 2015 (French)

Haïti (4/5) : Portrait d’artiste : Mario Benjamin, France Culture, French radio programme, November 2014 (French)

Discussion between Dany Laferrière and Mario Benjamin, Grand Palais, November 2014, Paris France

Haïti / Interview de Mario Benjamin, Grand Palais, November 2014, Paris France

Haiti’s healing continues through art, Washington Post, December 2012