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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:
2019 – “Fibers of Being” LKB Gallery, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
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2018 – PRIZM art fair, Alaina Simone Inc, Miami, FL
2018 – “Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design” Blanton Museum, TX
2018 – “Tracing Obsolescence” Apexart, New York, NY
2018 – CODE art fair, LKB Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2018 – “Paper Planes” Sotheby’s Institute, New York, NY (solo)
2018 – “Factors of Production” Rachel Uffner, New York, NY
2018 – “Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design” Albuquerque Museum, NM
2018 – “New Threads” Circle Art Agency, Nairobi, Kenya
2018 – “Immigrant Artists and the American West” Tacoma Art Museum, WA
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2017 – “UPROOT” Smack Melon, Brooklyn, NY
2017 – “Sea of Trace” 505 Johnson Studios, Brooklyn, NY
2017 – “How We Come and How We Go” Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2017 – “PAPER:work & Jua Kali” 1:54, London, UK
2017 – “Making Africa” High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
2017 – Brassage Photographique, Villers-la-Ville, Belgium
2017 – “My Collection”, MoCADA, Brooklyn, New York
2017 – “PAPER:work”, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, New York (solo)
2017 – Biennial Fotografica Bogota 2017, Bogota, Colombia
2017 – “PAPER:work”, Art Africa Fair, Cape Town, South Africa
2017 – Figure 8, Foley Gallery, New York, NY
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2016 – In Dialog II – Photobastei, Zurich, Switzerland
2016 – Addis Foto Festival, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2016 – “Jua Kali” as part of “Making Africa” at Kunsthal Rotterdam, Netherlands
2016 – “Tumia” part of Frontiers of The Present Exhibition, Circle Art Agency, Nairobi Kenya
2016 – “Jua Kali” at Africa Reframed, Copenhagen, Denmark
2016 – “Tumia” at GALERIA OLIDO for Afreaka Festival, São Paulo, Brazil
2016 – “Value”  Exhibition at Brooklyn College Library, Brooklyn, New York (solo)
2016 – “Jua Kali” as part of “Making Africa”  at CCCB, Barcelona, Spain
2016 – “Jua Kali” Exhibition  at United Photo Industries, Brooklyn, New York (solo)
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2015 – “Displaced” as part of “FUSE”, SVA Gallery, New York, New York
2015 – “Jua Kali” as part of “Making Africa”  at Guggenheim, Bilbao, Spain
2015 – “Jua Kali” in  OBSCURA Festival, George Town, Malaysia
2015 – “Jua Kali” in Rencontres Internationales de la Photo de Fès, Fès, Morroco
2015 – “Jua Kali” in LagosPhoto Festival, Lagos, Nigeria
2015 – “Jua Kali” in IFCV Festival International de Fotografia, Mindelo, Cape Verde
2015 – “Jua Kali” as part of “Image Afrique ’15” in ArtBasel, Theaterplatz, Basel
2015 – “Jua Kali” in Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Ghar el Melh, Tunisia
2015 – “Jua Kali” as part of “Edition POPCAP” at  Artificial Image, Berlin
2015 – “Jua Kali” as part of “Making Africa” at Vitra Design Museum, Weil Am Rhein, Germany
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2014 – “Untitled” – Art Cabinet, Nairobi, Kenya (solo)
2014 – “Jua Kali” – Exhibition at Kuona Trust Arts Centre, Nairobi, Kenya (solo)
2014 – “Value” –   Exhibition at Kuona Trust Arts Centre, Nairobi, Kenya (solo)

AWARDS/GRANTS/RESIDENCIES
2018 – OPEN CALL – The Shed Commission
2018 – Triangle Artist Residency
2017 – Forbes 30 Under 30 Arts & Style
2017 – Pioneer Works Visual Artist Residency
2017 – Trestle Gallery Visiting Visual Artist Residency
2016 – MacDowell Visual Artist Residency
2016 – BRIC visual artist in residency summer 2016
2015 – IPA – International Photography Awards – Honorable Mention Professional Fine Art Collage
2015 – International Contemporary African Photography awards: POPCAP’ 2015 /Jua Kali
2015 – Candidate at The New York Times Portfolio Review
2015 – Editor’s Choice Selection for GuatePhoto 2015 /Displaced
2014 – Kuona Trust Conceptual Exhibit Grant for “Jua Kali”

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
2018 – “Decentralizing Art: The Hype and Hope of Blockchain” Foley Gallery
2018 – UNGA – “African Identities Across the Arts: Second Generations”, Africa House
2018 – Rachel Uffner, “High Tea: A Discussion with Tahir Carl Karmali and Cullen Washington, Jr.”
2017 – NY Photo Salon, Artist Talk
2017 – McGill University, Panel, “Not African Enough?: In conversation with African Diaspora Youth”
2016 – Brooklyn College, Panel,- ‘Artist Identity in “Contemporary African Art”’
2016 – Yale, SOM, Panel, – “African Art Design and Entrepreneurship”
2015 – Salone Del Mobile – Vitra Design Museum“The Global Shift: Who shapes the future of design?”

WORKSHOPS AND TEACHING
2018 – Professor at CUNY Brooklyn College, NY
2018 – Apexart, Clay and Fiber sculpture workshop
2018 – Columbia University, Intro to Architecture critique
2018 – Pioneer Works, Recipe Exchange Roundtables (3 Parts)
2018 – Triangle Art Association, Clay and Fiber sculpture workshop
2017 – Youtube SF, Photo weaving public engagement with Miguel Arzabe
2017 – School of Visual Arts, Professional Artist Grant, and Residency Applications
2017 – Trestle Gallery, Artist critique Sessions
2014 – Kuona Trust, Introduction to Photography

EDUCATION
2015 – Masters in Digital Photography from School of Visual Arts, New York
2009 – BBA Marketing and Communications – Les Roches – Switzerland