Anike Joyce Sadiq
Anike Joyce Sadiq (*1985 in Heidelberg) lives and works in Berlin.
She studied at the State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart.
In her practice, she explores the relationships between the heritage of relational art and political theory. For this she uses video, photography and performance.
Intersecting and challenging the roles of artist, visitor, and social reality, Anike Joyce Sadiq orchestrates situations that can generate experiences of participation and interaction as well as alienation and exclusion.
In 2015 she received the Villa Romana Prize. In 2017 she realized the permanent installation Straßenlaternen – wir waren draußen drinnen (“streetlights – we were outsiders”) at the Stadtpalais in Stuttgart.
In 2018, she presented the work developed during her residency at NGOs in Johannesburg, Shadowboxing In The Dark in Philadelphia at Vox Populi and with Sinethemba Twalo in a variation To whom it may concern: A belated and sonorous register at the Black History Month in Florence.
She was represented at the Dak’art Biennial in 2018 and the first Strasbourg Biennale in 2018, and participated in various exhibition projects in Sweden (Wanås Konst), Berlin (NGBK), Munich (Lothringer Halle 13), Göppingen (Kunsthalle), Houston (Contemporary &).
Furthermore, she received the Förderpreis of the Künstlerbund Baden-Württemberg 2018, was a fellow of the Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg in 2018 and one had a residence scholarship at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris in 2018.
In the summer semester of 2019 she had a teaching assignment at the State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart in the MFA / IMG “Body, Theory, Poetics of the Performative”.
In autumn 2021 she will start her residency at the Akademie Schloss Solitude.