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Institute of Contemporary Art Miami

ICA Speaks: Paul Mpagi Sepuya

Paul Mpagi Sepuya. Photo: Chris Bauer.
Paul Mpagi Sepuya. Photo: Chris Bauer.

ICA Miami welcomes Paul Mpagi Sepuya to ICA Speaks, who will discuss his photographic practice and museum acquisition by ICA Miami.

Paul Mpagi Sepuya (b. 1982, San Bernardino, CA) is a Los Angeles-based artist working in photography. His work is in the collections of the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Getty and Guggenheim Museums, the Hammer Museum, LACMA, MoCA Los Angeles, MoMA, SFMoMA, the Studio Museum in Harlem, and the Whitney Museum, among others. His work has been covered in the New Yorker, the New York Times, Art in America, The Nation, and The Guardian, and was featured on the cover of ARTFORUM’s March 2019 issue. Recent museum exhibitions include those at the Barbican Centre, the Guggenheim Museum, the Getty Museum, and a project for the 2019 Whitney Biennial. A survey of work from 2006-2018 was presented at CAM St. Louis and Blaffer Art Museum, accompanied by a monograph published by CAM St. Louis and Aperture Foundation. He is Associate Professor in Media Arts at the University of California San Diego.