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Broomberg & Chanarin Biography

Adam Broomberg (born 1970, Johannesburg, South Africa) and Oliver Chanarin (born 1971, London, UK) are artists living and working between London and Berlin. They are professors of photography at the Hochschule für bildende Künste (HFBK) in Hamburg and teach on the MA Photography & Society programme at The Royal Academy of Art (KABK), The Hague which they co-designed. Together they have had numerous solo exhibitions most recently at The Centre Georges Pompidou (2018) and the Hasselblad Center (2017). Their participation in international group shows include the Yokohama Trienniale (2017), Documenta, Kassel (2017), The British Art Show 8 (2015–2017), Conflict, Time, Photography at Tate Modern (2015); Shanghai Biennale (2014); Museum of Modern Art, New York (2014); Tate Britain (2014), and the Gwanju Biennale (2012). Their work is held in major public and private collections including Pompidou, Tate, MoMA, Yale, Stedelijk, V&A, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Cleveland Museum of Art, and Baltimore Museum of Art. Major awards include the ICP Infinity Award (2014) for Holy Bible, and the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize (2013) for War Primer 2. Broomberg and Chanarin are the winners of the Arles Photo Text Award 2018 for their paper back edition of War Primer 2, published by MACK.

Broomberg & Chanarin Featured Artworks

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27September1996/Sheet27/Frame9 by Broomberg & Chanarin contemporary artwork
Broomberg & Chanarin27September1996/Sheet27/Frame9, 2010C-type print
190 x 150 cm
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Spirit is a bone - Series 3 by Broomberg & Chanarin contemporary artwork
Broomberg & ChanarinSpirit is a bone - Series 3, 2013Glass, paint, C-type print, string
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Red House #18 by Broomberg & Chanarin contemporary artwork
Broomberg & ChanarinRed House #18, 2006C-type print
153 x 122 cm
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Strip Test 7 by Broomberg & Chanarin contemporary artwork
Broomberg & ChanarinStrip Test 7, 2012Fibre print / Print on fibre-based paper
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Untitled 20 (Variation) by Broomberg & Chanarin contemporary artwork
Broomberg & ChanarinUntitled 20 (Variation), 2018UV print on cardboard
199.5 x 106.5 cm
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Broomberg & Chanarin Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, How To Disappear at Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
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14 March–31 May 2020 Group Exhibition How To Disappear Goodman GalleryJohannesburg
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, I’ve grown roses in this garden of mine at Goodman Gallery, London
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3 October–2 November 2019 Group Exhibition I’ve grown roses in this garden of mine Goodman GalleryLondon

Broomberg & Chanarin Represented By

Goodman Gallery contemporary art gallery in Johannesburg, South Africa Goodman Gallery Johannesburg, Cape Town, London

Broomberg & Chanarin In Ocula Magazine

Photographers Broomberg & Chanarin 'Euthanise' Art Partnership Ocula News Photographers Broomberg & Chanarin 'Euthanise' Art Partnership Barcelona, 22 February 2021

Goodman Gallery issued an obituary for the duo ahead of their first 'posthumous' retrospective.

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