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Peepal & Banyan

Haus Der Statistik, Berlin. 14 - 29 May, 2021

Borrowing the names of these two trees from the Indian Subcontinent, this multi-disciplinary exhibition explored the work of contemporary Pakistani artists in the context of a globalized art scene. Artists: Waseem Ahmed, Amber Arifeen, Ahmed Baloch, Omar Gilani, Sara Farid, Bibi Hajra, Isma Gul Hasan, Daniel Hopp & YAYACLA, Imran Hunzai, Natasha Jozi, Shireen Ikramullah Khan, Akeli Larkian Group, Amna Mawaz-Khan, Franka Marlene Foth w/FMKF, Shehzil Malik, Arafat Mazhar, Mahera Omar, Abdullah Qureshi, Jawad Sharif & Haroon Riaz, Abi Tariq.

(above; artwork by Bibi Hajra

Panel discussion: Politics of Artistic Identity

with Amber Arifeen, H.E. Dr. Mohammad Faisal, Ambassador of Pakistan, Sara Farid, Philipp Zehmisch, Lorenz Strittmatter, moderated by Zara Sajid.)

Head curator; Benjamin Merten, Amna Mawaz Khan and Zara Sajid.

Assistant curator; Emma Bäcklund

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Installation view "Chapter Two"

Chapter Two was organised by Chapters including myself and Trine Stephensen in collaboration with Alma Zevi gallery. Exhibited at Alma Zevi in London and online.

On view is Eva Stenram and Tom Lovelace collaborative installation.

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SIRI + McKenzie Wark

The voice actress Susan Bennett (original voice of SIRI) in conversation with writer McKenzie Wark discussing topics of gender, immortality and the human need to ask questions. Moderated by Victoria Camblin. Organised as part of Artists & Allies Berlin, Germany. (Online) (2020)

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Installation view "Chapter One"

Chapter One was organised by Chapters including myself and Trine Stephensen in collaboration with Artists & Allies Berlin. Exhibited at their space at Sankt Studio, Berlin, Germany (2020) with a live online tour.

On view is Sam William's work "Salvage Rhythms".

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Installation view "Chapter One"

Chapter One was organised by Chapters including myself and Trine Stephensen in collaboration with Artists & Allies Berlin. Exhibited at their space at Sankt Studio, Berlin, Germany (2020) with a live online tour.

On view is Ramona Güntert's work.

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The Possibilities of the Photographic Body

Workshop in collaboration with Tom Lovelace at The Photographers Gallery, London, UK. (2019)

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Walls Have Tongues
Workshop / Performance at Chisenhale Art Place as part of 
Studio4 Summer Residencies (2018), London, UK.

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Walls Have Tongues
Workshop for kids from East London elementary schools at
Chisenhale Art Place as part of
Studio4 Summer Residencies (2018), London, UK.

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Performance by Juan Cruz in collaboration with students from Royal College of Art. (2016)

As part of 

Paper | Publication | Performance

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Aishan Yu, Others 21, 2014

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Paper | Publication | Performance

Exhibition curated with Jonathan Miles
at  Lychee One gallery (2016)

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Performance by Nigel Rolfe in collaboration with performance artists from MA Performance, Royal College of Art. 

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Workshop with Isobel Wohl and Alida Sayer

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Paper | Publication | Performance