Neil Beloufa, Shortlisted Artist, Abraaj Group Art Prize 2018
Neil Beloufa is a Franco-Algerian artist, who lives and works in Paris. He was a student at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts and at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, Cooper Union, New York and Fresnoy – National Contemporary Arts Studio, Tourcoing. His work has been the subject of monographic exhibitions in France and abroad, notably at K11, Shanghai, 2016, MoMA, New York, 2016, Schinkel Pavilion, Berlin, 2015, the ICA, London, 2014, the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2013, and the Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2013.
Neil Beloufa also took part in the Biennale of Contemporary Art in Shanghai in 2014, the 55th International Contemporary Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, 2013, and the Biennial of Contemporary Art in Lyon, also in 2013. His work is present in numerous prestigious collections, including the Centre Pompidou, the MoMA, New York as well as the Sammlung Goetz and the collection of Julia Stoschek.