Shepherd Manyika is a London based artist-educator whose works take on multiple formats and mediums. He is interested in memory play, identity and representation. Most recently, repair, collaboration and re-orientation through art have become part of the making process.  

Manyika graduated with BA in Fine Art at Central Saint Martins in 2011 and MA in Academic Practice in Art, Design and Communication from Central Saint Martins in 2019. 

Manyika has worked and exhibited with Iniva, AIR, Forced Collaboration, Asc Gallery Artlicks Weekend, South London Gallery, Tate, Spike Island, Camden Arts Centre, Milton Keynes Arts Centre, Eastcheap Projects Spaceand Cement Fields.
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Artists CV

Solo shows

14/07/2021 -12/08/2021 Me Myself and I // Home // My Grandmother’s House

09/18- 2019 present Schools and teacher’s artist Residency, Tate

07/18–08/18 Sound Opus – Air studios

26/04/2018 UP, DOWN, START, STOP, performance, Uniqlo Tate Lates

24/04/18 Speak Now, ASSEMBLY, TATE Modern

10/06/2017 Objects for play, Diggin' the Gallery: Adventure, Tate Britain

09/2014 Sunday Spot South London Gallery

07/2014 SLG Play Local, Pelican Estate

Group shows

20-/08/2021 Do you have Snapchat? Mapping The Fleet

05/06/2021 — 27/06/2021 Hypnos

27/05/2021 May Fair Showreel

2019 Garden gasp! Asc Gallery Artlicks Weekend

05/10/19 The palm tree picnic

30/09/19 Iniva Etat here we come

20/07/19–17/08/19 Another place (Space is the Place)

03/04/19–07/04/19 What We Did Last Summer

05/03/19–21/03/19 Education in Progress

19/01/19 Archipelago, Art Lab, Iniva

15/10/18 Alam, Manusia, Mekanis sound piece, 6:47 min, Forced Collaboration

08/18 Let's Decorate the Playground, South London Gallery

20/04/18 UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, Milton Keynes Arts Centre Plate Fundraiser

Curation and coordination


10/12/2021 Celebration of African Heritage & Culture

20- 08/2021 Do you have Snapchat? Mapping The Fleet

09/2021- Present ,African Heritage Schools Resource- A Milton Keynes Arts Centre and African Diaspora Foundation Project

2019 Garden gasp! Asc Gallery Artlicks Weekend

19/01/19 Archipelago, Art

24/04/18 Speak Now, ASSEMBLY, TATE Modern




Commissions

10/12/2021 Sapphire resource

2012 Tell us about it, video commission UAL

2012 Camden council, CSM, digital print for mayor’s office



Text and research papers

03/2019 Art as therapy within Socially Engaged Practices – Molly Foulkes

03/2019 Sampling through Hip-Hop and Arts Education – Now That’s What I Call Music 16

16/07/18 The Artist as Cultural Intermediary - Frieda Zapf

26/4/2021 This is a Remix_Monday Guest Lecture -Central Saint Martins

10/06/20 Art Proof Podcast EPISODE 12: SHEPHERD MANYIKA

Awards

06/05/2020 Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Teaching and workshop experience

Cement Fields
Central Saint Martins
TATE
INIVA
South London Gallery
Milton Keynes Arts Centre
Camden Arts Centre
The Welcome Collection