ROMINA SHAMA

BIO

Romina Shama is an Italian-Egyptian artist born in Switzerland. After a degree in anthropology at the University of Lausanne, she studied at the Central Saint Martins School in London then moved to Paris. 

In 2019, she founded the Musée Transitoire.


Selected solo exhibitions

2017
Shifted Condition of Presence, video projection, Le Boudoir2.0, Les Rencontres d’Arles.
Invisible Wall, Place de la République, Les Rencontres d’Arles.

2016
Self exhibited (With Pauline Klein), Performance within Pistoletto’s Installation, VnH Gallery, Paris
Floor Invisible Wall, Place de la République, les Rencontres d’Arles

2015
Paris Photo Los Angeles Galerie E.G.P

2014
Fragments, Galerie E.G.P, Paris
Tarentel 1, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, curated by Christoph Tannert, Berlin

2013
Rachel Rom, Galerie E.G.P, Paris

2010
Naked and Hurt, Visionnaire’s Gallery, Paris (solo)
Escape and Wander, Three Seven Us, Paris (solo)

2008
Run, SAKS Gallery, Geneva (solo)


Selected group shows

2019

Musee Transitoire
If the Rich Stopped Reproducting, AutoItalia, London

2018
Pointless vanishing point Video installation and Land Art in situ displacement piece, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne

2016
Silk, curated by Andreas Krueger, Wilner Bauerei, Berlin
Party Pooper at Franzkowiak and Westphal Gallery, Berlin
Poesis in collaboration with artist Anthony Bannwart

June-Sept 2015
Mother Serie exhibited at «Portrait(s)» Festival in Vichy

2015
Rachel Rom vs Irina Ionesco commissionnée by Anna Alix Koffi, Portrait
Festival, Vichy
La chambre double performance avec Olivier Bardin, Centre Pompidou, Metz
Tainpings  avec Pauline Klein, Baselland

2014
Be my Guest group show at Galerie E.G.P
Arts et Mobile à l’Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, INHA, Paris
Performance exhibition  avec Olivier Bardin, le Louvre, Paris
Poesis» Art Basel Miami
Fashion for future Art exhibition fundraiser
Replica curated by Martin Margiela Galerie Jousse Entreprise, Paris

2012
Face up, curated by Dior’s suite Cannes Film Festival

2009
Transparent portrait photo exhibition at Visionaire’s Gallery, Paris
Summer show, SAKS Gallery, Geneva
Portrait exhibition, Cannes Film Festival, Cannes

2007
Portraits, Galerie Joyce, Paris
Visionaire, Galerie de la Bourse, Paris

2002-2006
Ten Deluxe Gallery, Hoxton square, London
No Title Show Covent Garden Gallery, London
The Group show St Martin’s Gallery, London


Livres

RACHEL ROM, limited edition of 20 published by Préféré
SHIFTED CONDITION OF PRESENCE
WITHIN WITHIN
INVISIBLE WALL
POINTLESS VANISHING POINT
L’OSPITE


Nomination

PLATEFORME 2018 FOTOMUSEUM WINTERTHUR


Education

2019 Curating, Sothebys
2003 BA(HONS) Fine ART Media, Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design, Londres
1998 Licence en Antropologie, Université de Lausanne
1996 Maturité Fédérale à l’ENSR, Lausanne