About the

Karimah Ashadu (b. London 1985) is a British-born Nigerian Artist living and working between Hamburg and Lagos.

Exhibitions and screenings include the 60th Venice Biennale, Kunsthalle Bremen, Tate Modern, London, Secession, Vienna, Kunstverein in Hamburg, South London Gallery, London and Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Recipient of awards such as the Silver Lion for a Promising Young Participant, Venice Biennale (2024); Prize of the Botterstrasse in Bremen (2022) and the ars viva prize (2020). Public collections include MoMA and the Federal Collection of Contemporary Art, Germany read more



Silver Lion for a Promising Young Participant, 60th Venice Biennale

Karimah Ashadu wins the “Silver Lion for a Promising Young Participant” at the International Art Exhibition of the 60th Venice Biennale.

60th Venice Biennale: “Stranieri Ovunque – Foreigners Everywhere”

Karimah Ashadu invited to participate in the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia curated by Adriano Pedrosa

Winner of the Prize of the Böttcherstraße in Bremen

“Cowboy” wins the 2022 Prize of the Bötterstraße in Bremen read more