Nicholas Grafia (DE, *1990, Angeles City, Philippines) holds an MFA from the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (DE). He has previously studied at the Kunstakademie Münster
(DE), the School of Arts and Cultures in Newcastle (UK) as well as British, American and
Postcolonial Studies at the University of Münster (DE). His paintings, videos and performances, frequently made in collaboration with Polish artist Mikołaj Sobczak, negotiate processes of memory formation, as well as the in- and exclusion of subjects from history writing.
His works were recently exhibited at Capitain Petzel (Berlin, DE), Shoot the Lobster (New York, US), signs and symbols (New York, US), Kunsthal Aarhus (Aarhus, DK), Andersen’s
Contemporary (Copenhagen, DK), Museum Ludwig (Cologne, DE), K21 Museum Düsseldorf
(Düsseldorf, DE), fffriedrich (Frankfurt am Main, DE), Tramway (Glasgow, UK), Kunstraum
(London, UK), Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen Düsseldorf (Düsseldorf, DE),
Dortmunder Kunstverein (Dortmund, DE), PS120 Berlin (Berlin, DE), Exo Exo at David Giroire
(Paris, FR), Museum of Modern Art (Warsaw, PL) and BOZAR (Brussels, BE).