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Agenda / January 26–May 12, 2019

Omar Ba: Same Dream

Naufrage, 2014. Courtesy the artist / Hales Gallery.
The Power Plant

231 Queens Quay West

Toronto, Ontario


January 26–May 12, 2019


Nabila Abdel Nabi

Omar Ba’s work engages with some of the most urgent issues of our time: the growing inequality of wealth and power globally, questions around immigration, and our changing relationship with the natural world.


This will be the first institutional solo exhibition by Omar Ba.


Omar Ba (born 1977 in Dakar) lives and works between Dakar and Geneva. His work has been shown at BOZAR, Brussels (2017); Ferme-Asile, Sion, Switzerland (2015); Hales Gallery, London, UK (2017, 2014); Biennale de Dakar (2014); Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland (2012) among others. Ba’s works can be found in private and public collections, including Credit Suisse, Switzerland; Fonds municipal d’art contemporain de la Ville de Geneve; Fonds municipal d’art contemporain de la Ville de Paris; Centre national des arts plastiques, France; and the Barbier-Mueller Collection, Geneva. In 2011, Ba received the Swiss Art Award.