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EDUCATION

2012                    MFA, School of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2005                    BFA, Visual Arts Design & Sociology, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

EXHIBITIONS (Selected)

2018   

tba, curated by Ginger Porcella, MOCA Tucson, AZ

Long, Winding Journeys: Contemporary Art and the Islamic Tradition, curated by Elizabeth Rooklidge, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

iamuslima (solo -3rd installment), March 03 - June 24, curated by Polly Nordstrand, Colorado Springs Fine Art Centers, CO

TAILBONE, June 02 - June 29, curated by Tenaya Izu and Henry Murphy, 47 Canal, New York, NY

SEED, June 21 - August 10, curated by Yvonne Force, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

precious not precious, (solo) May 30 - June 29, curated by Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, OSMOSaddress, New York, NY

Carry Over: New Voices from the Global African Diaspora, June 01 - June 30, curated by Kalia Brooks, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

On Whiteness, June 27 - August 03, curated by Lumi Tan, in collaboration with The Racial Imaginary Institute and The Kitchen, New York, NY

Mane N’ Tail, curated by Katherine Simone Reynolds, Luminary, St. Louis, MO

ROYGBIV, curated by Kate Werble Gallery, NYC

I am no bird..., curated by ltd los angeles, CA

In Practice: Another Echo, curated by Allie Tepper, Sculpture Center, NYC

Rituals, curated by Courtenay Finn, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

LOVE 2018: Purple Hearts, curated by Rachel Stern, LeRoy Neiman Gallery at Columbia University, NY

HyphenAmerica, curated by Rex Delafkaran and Tsedaye Makonnen, Gallery 102, George Washington University, DC         

2017                    

Reading Room On Purpose, NADA Projects (solo), organized by Participant Inc, New Art Dealers Alliance, Miami, FL

Standard Forms, curated by Christian Camacho-Light, The Berrie Center Art Galleries, Ramapo College, New Jersey, NY

iamuslima (solo -2nd installment), curated by Sara-Jayne Parsons, Moudy Gallery, at Texas Christian University College of Fine Arts, Fort Worth, TX

Other Romances, curated by Em Rooney, Rachel Uffner, New York, NY

Iamuslima (solo), curated by Lia Gangitano, Participant Inc. Gallery, New York, NY

Acoustic Sound Blankets (performance), Sessions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Otherwise, you don’t see me, curated by Rachel Steinberg, SOHO20, Brooklyn, NY

Situational Conflict (performance), curated by Nick Faust, 13th Street Repertory Theatre, New York, NY

Acoustic Sound Blankets(performance), New Art Dealers Alliance: Presents, New York, NY

Leaving Home, curated by David Dixon and Cathouse Funeral, Beacon, NY

Acoustic Sound Blankets(performance), Fatal Love, Queens Museum, Queens, NY

Acoustic Sound Blankets(performance), curated by Robb Jamieson, Art-POP Montréal International Music Festival, Canada

2016                     

BRIC Biennial, Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn, NY

SKOWHEGANPerforms (performance), at Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, NY

Subject to Capital, curated by Joshua Lubin-Levy, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

2015                    

Of Gentle Birth, curated by Jonathan Allen, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY

Walk with Me, (solo), organized by 21st Projects, Critical Practices Inc., New York, NY

Prisoner of Love Performance, Open Text, organized by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY

2014                    

Arrivals, Out to See (performance), curated by Sara Reisman, NYC Department of Cultural Affair’s One Percent for Art Program, NYC

2013                    

Texas Biennial, 5th Anniversary, Big Medium, Austin, TX

Small Work Big Change Auction, Sylvia Rivera Law Project Collective, Judson Memorial Church, New York, NY

AWARD & ACHIEVEMENT

2018                  (tba)

2016/18           Nomination, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Award

2014                  Matching Funds Award, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

                            Nomination, Art Matters Artist Grant, New York, NY

2012                  Michael Rapuano Memorial Award, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2010                  Nomination, Whitney Museum of American Art, Biennial, New York, NY

2009-10            Experimental Television Center Grant, New York, NY

2005                  Arch and Anne Giles Kimbrough Award, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

                            Nomination, Artpace Artist in Residence, San Antonio, TX

RESIDENCIES/FELLOWSHIPS

2018-19            Artist in Residence, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY 

2016-17            Artist in Residence, AIRspace, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

2015                  International Travel Fellowship, Israel/Palestine, Apexart, New York, NY

                            Artist in Residence, Process Space, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY

2014                  Artist in Residence, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Program, MA

2009-12            Participant, Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY                    

                                            Open Wounds by Josetxo Cedán, Work by Dennis Lim, Witnesses, Monuments, Ruins by Irina Leimbacher

2004-05             Artist in Residence, CentralTrak, the University of Texas at Dallas, TX

PUBLICATIONS (Selected)

2018

Be Careful What you Wish, Chaplet Series, Belladonna, New York, NY

Unbag, Issue#2, New York, NY

Art, Yoga, & A Culture of Appropriation, interview by Ryan LeMere, Aligned Magazine, New York, NY

MFA Catalog, Parsons Masters of Fine Art Photography, The New School, New York, NY

tba, The Kitchen and The Racial Imaginary Institute, New York, NY

2017                    

Provocations, TDR: The Drama Review, coeditor Julie Tolentino, The MIT Press

Exclusion and Your Own Heart, J20, Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY

PRESS/BIBLIOGRAPHY (Selected)

2018

Baseera Khan, AFRICA’S OUT!, New York, NY

The AP Questionnaire: Baseera Khan, MFA Art Practice, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

The Artist Creating a ‘Karaoke Spiritual Center’ to Explore South Asian Identity, by Sarah Burke, Broadly. VICE

Abstractions, by Alissa Smith, Independent, Colorado Springs, CO

2017

A Showing of Art World Solidarity on Inauguration Day, Hyperallergic, New York, NY

Artist Features, Listing Projects, Stephanie Diamond, New York, NY

10 Breakout Artists to Watch at Art Basel Miami Beach 2017 

Preview NADA Miami 2017

Climbing Generations of Trauma and Muslim Heritage: Baseera Khan’s “iamuslima” at Participant Inc, by Emily Colucci, ArtFCity.com

Baseera Khan’s iamuslimaby Terence Trouillot, bombmagazine.org

Baseera Khan’s iamuslima on view at Participant Inc: Interview with the Artist, by Kate Menard, ArteFuse.com

Nada Presents: Acoustic Blankets, audio recording by KNOW WAVE, New York, NY

Inside iamuslima: An Interview with Baseera Khan, by Julia Monte, Informality Art and Culture Blog

Osmos Magazine, Issue#12, by Tom McDonough

Baseera Khan, by Jane Ursula Harris, Art in America Magazine, June review online

Baseera Khan, by Annie Godfrey Larmon, ArtForum Magazine, Summer 2017, Reviews, in print

Baseera Khan, ARTnews Magazine, in print

Fatal Love: Where Are We Now, ArtAsiaPacific, by Tausif Noor

2016                    

14 Emerging Women Artists to Watch in 2017, by Sarah Cascone, news.artnet.com

Bomb Artist Profiles, by David Everitt Howe, bombmagazine.org

Subject to Capital Catalog, by Joshua Lubin-Levy, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

2015                    

Fellowship Talk, and Travel Journal, organized by Steven Rand, Apexart, New York, NY

TALKS/LECTURES/PANELS/PERFORMANCES (Selected)

2018

Artist Talk: Carry Over: New Voices, moderated by Kalia Brooks, AFRICA’S OUT!, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

Braidrage Performance, Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

tba, Artist Lecture and Studio Critiques, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

tba, Artist Tour (performance), Olana State Historic Site, Hudson, New York, NY

Summer of Know, Artist Talk, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

tba, Performance and Talk, Gavin Brown’s Enterprises, New York, NY

2017

Artist Talk and Workshop, Youth Insights Program, Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY

Braidrage Performance, Participant INC, New York, NY

Material of Border Crossing, Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Artist Lecture and Discussion, Bard High School Early College, New York, NY

Artist Lecture and Studio Critiques, MFA Architecture, Art, and Planning, Cornell University, New York, NY

Acoustic Sound Blankets Performance and Talk, Art Pop Montreal International Music Festival, Montreal, CA

Artist Lecture and Studio Critiques, Masters of Fine Arts Photography, Parsons, The New School, New York, NY

Acoustic Sound Blankets, Performance and Talk, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

iamuslima, Performance, Artist Lecture and Studio Critiques, Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX

Artist Lecture and Studio Critiques, MFA Art and Practice, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

Mourning my Freedom (performance), Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

Artist Lecture and Studio Critiques, Graduate Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2016

Artist Talk, Teacher’s College, Columbia University, New York, NY

2013

Life/Work, Bard Symposium, with Aay Kay Burns, Sharon Louden, and Mark Stafford, International Center For Photography, New York, NY                      

The Now and the Visual Arts: Contemporary & Historical Figurations of the Present, co-organized with Anna Horakova and Hannah Mueller Departments of German Studies & Art, Architecture, and Planning at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Memory and Monuments, NY Integrative Seminar, Parsons, The New School, New York, NY                  

TEACHING

2018 -__                        Mentorship Program, New York Arts Practicum, New York, NY   

2018 -__                        Summer Faculty, MFA Art Practice, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2018                                MFA Studio Critiques, Columbia University, New York, NY

2017 -__                        Part-time Faculty, New York University, New York, NY

2017 -__                        MFA Mentorship Program, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2015 -18                         Part-time Faculty, Parsons, The New School for Design, New York, NY

2014 -16                         Teaching Fellow, Studio Lab, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

2010 -12                         Teaching Fellow, Architecture, Art, and Planning, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

CURATORIAL WORK (Selected)

2018                     

Queens International 2018: Volumes, co-curated with Sophia Marisa Lucas, Queens Museum, NY

2016                     

The Others: An Artist’s Studio, co-curated with Jonatha Manno, 56 Bogart, Brooklyn, NY

2015-12               

Artist and Archives Research Fellowship, Participant Inc., New York, NY 

         Vaginal Davis: HAG-Small, contemporary, haggard

        The Lookout: Luther Price

        Greer Lankton: LOVE ME

2013                    

On Mourning Art and Politics: Facebook Feed Experimental Project

2010

A Wild Gander: Artists from the South Asian Woman’s Creative Collective, BRIC Art Media, Brooklyn, NY

Neo-Nomads, co-curated with Aileen Wilson and Anne-Laure Fayard, BRIC Art Media, Brooklyn, NY

2009                      

Moonlighting, Art Worker by Day, Artist by Night, Hosfelt Gallery, New York, NY

A New Deal, Art and Currency, BRIC Art Media, Brooklyn, NY

Portraits of the Artist: Matt Wolf, Charlie Ahearn, BRIC Art Media, Brooklyn, NY