MFA, School of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Cornell University, New York
BFA, Visual Arts Design & Sociology, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
Simone Subal Gallery, New York (forthcoming)
Free to Be (two-person exhibition with Rico Gatson), Jenkins Johnson Projects, Brooklyn, New York
LISTE, (two-person exhibition with Sonia Almedia), organized Simone Subal, Basel, Switzerland
iamuslima, (third installment), curated by Polly Nordstrand, Colorado Springs Fine Art Centers, Colorado
Reading Room On Purpose, NADA Projects, organized by Participant Inc, New Art Dealers Alliance, Miami, Florida
iamuslima, (second installment), curated by Sara-Jayne Parsons, Moudy Gallery, at Texas Christian University College of Fine Arts, Fort Worth, Texas
iamuslima, (first installment) curated by Lia Gangitano, Participant Inc. Gallery, New York
Walk with Me,(solo), organized by 21st Projects, Critical Practices Inc., New York
Selected Group Exhibitions:
Harlem Postcard Project, organized by Eric Booker and Alexandra Adams,Studio Museum, New York
Radical Love, curated by Jaishri Abichandani and Natasha Becker, Ford Foundation Gallery, New York
Beyond Geography, BRIC, Brooklyn, New York (forthcoming)
ACE: Art on Sports, Promise, and Selfhood, Albany Museum, University of Albany State University of New York (forthcoming) Radical Love, Ford Foundation Gallery, New York Glass Age, organized by Jesse Greenberg, Helena Anrather, New York
The Value of Sanctuary: Building a House Without Walls, The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, New York
Baseera Khan and Erick Medel, NADA Projects, curated by HOUSING, New Art Dealers Alliance, Governors Island, New York
Glass Age, organized by Jesse Greenberg and hosted by Helena Anrather, New York
Tell me about yesterdaytomorrow, Munich Documentation Centre for the History of National Socialism, Munich, Germany (forthcoming)
(tba), Absolut Art x Wu Tang Clan, New York (forthcoming)
Not for everybody, curated by Allie Tepper, Simone Subal Gallery, New York
How to see in the dark, curated by Christian Camacho-Light, Cuchifritos, NYC
Blessed Be: Mysticism, Spirituality, and the Occult in Contemporary Art, (traveling show) curated by Ginger Shulick Porcella, MoCA Tucson, Arizona
Long, Winding Journeys: Contemporary Art and the Islamic Tradition, curated by Elizabeth Rooklidge, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York
TAILBONE, curated by Tenaya Izu and Henry Murphy, 47 Canal, New York
SEED, curated by Yvonne Force, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
precious not precious, curated by Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, OSMOSaddress, New York
Carry Over: New Voices from the Global African Diaspora, curated by Kalia Brooks, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York
On Whiteness, curated by Lumi Tan, in collaboration with The Racial Imaginary Institute and The Kitchen, New York
Mane N’ Tail, curated by Katherine Simone Reynolds, Luminary, St. Louis, Missouri
ROYGBIV, Kate Werble Gallery, New York
I am no bird..., ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, California
In Practice: Another Echo, curated by Allie Tepper, Sculpture Center, Queens, New York
Rituals, curated by Courtenay Finn, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado
LOVE 2018: Purple Hearts, curated by Rachel Stern, LeRoy Neiman Gallery at Columbia University, New York
HyphenAmerica, curated by Rex Delafkaran and Tsedaye Makonnen, Gallery 102, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Standard Forms, curated by Christian Camacho-Light, The Berrie Center Art Galleries, Ramapo College, New Jersey
Other Romances, curated by Em Rooney, Rachel Uffner, New York
Otherwise, you don’t see me, curated by Rachel Steinberg, SOHO20, Brooklyn, New York
Leaving Home, curated by David Dixon and Cathouse Funeral, Beacon, New York
The Window, organized by BRIC Biennial, Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn, New York
THE ’91 VIOLENCE, curated by Jonathan Allen, Brooklyn Arts Council, New York
Subject to Capital, curated by Joshua Lubin-Levy, Abrons Art Center, New York
Of Gentle Birth, curated by Jonathan Allen, Brooklyn Arts Council, New York
Prisoner of Love, Open Text (exhibition), organized by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York
Arrivals, Out to See (exhibition), curated by Sara Reisman, NYC Department of Cultural Affair’s OnePercent for ArtProgram, New York
Texas Biennial, 5th Anniversary, Big Medium, Austin, Texas
Small Work Big Change Auction, Sylvia Rivera Law Project Collective, Judson Memorial Church, New York
Machado, Danilo. Rico Gatson and Baseera Khan: Free to Be, The Brooklyn Rail. June Issue.
White, Katie. Settle Into Summer With These 5 Shows by Some of Our Favorite New Emerging Artists, artnet news. May 31. Steinhauer, Jillian. Spring Gallery Guide: Brooklyn, The New York Times. April 26.
Wu, Simon. Not For Everybody: Baseera Khan, Gloria Maximo and Hadi Fallahpisheh, The Offing. January 25.
Lee, Diana Seo Hyung. Like Oil and Water: Interview with Baseera Khan,ArtAsiaPacific. December 04.
Wheadon, Nico. The Racial Imaginary Institute: On Whiteness, The Brooklyn Rail. September 4, 2018.
Baseera Khan,AFRICA’S OUT!, New York.
The AP Questionnaire: Baseera Khan, MFA Art Practice, School of Visual Arts, New York.
Burke, Sarah. The Artist Creating a ‘Karaoke Spiritual Center’ to Explore South Asian Identity, Broadly. VICE.
Smith, Alissa. Abstractions,Independent.
A Showing of Art World Solidarity on Inauguration Day, Hyperallergic.
Diamond, Stephanie. Artist Features, Listing Projects.
10 Breakout Artists to Watch at Art Basel Miami Beach, 2017.
Preview NADA Miami, 2017.
Colucci, Emily. Climbing Generations of Trauma and Muslim Heritage: Baseera Khan’s “iamuslima” at Participant Inc, ArtFCity.com.
Trouillot, Terence. Baseera Khan’s iamuslima, BOMB Magazine.
Menard, Kate. Baseera Khan’s iamuslima on view at Participant Inc: Interview with the Artist, ArteFuse.com.
Nada Presents: Acoustic Blankets, audio recording by KNOW WAVE, New York.
Monte, Julia. Inside iamuslima: An Interview with Baseera Khan, Informality Art and Culture Blog.
McDonough, Tom. Osmos Magazine, Issue #12.
Harris, Jane Ursula. Baseera Khan, Art in America Magazine, June.
Godfrey Larmon, Annie. Baseera Khan, ArtForum Magazine, Summer 2017. Print.
Baseera Khan, ARTnews Magazine. Print.
Noor, Tausif. Fatal Love: Where Are We Now, ArtAsiaPacific.
2016 Cascone, Sarah. 14 Emerging Women Artists to Watch in 2017, artnet.
Howe, David Everitt. Bomb Artist Profiles, BOMB Magazine.
Lubin-Levy, Joshua. Subject to Capital Catalog, Abrons Art Center, New York.
2015 Fellowship Talk, and Travel Journal, organized by Steven Rand, Apexart, New York.
Lectures and Performances
Braidrage II Performance, with dj Rocco Rampino,organized by Persistence Is All (P.I.A.), Lecce, Italy
Artist Lecture, Workshop, and Studio Critiques, Persistence Is All (P.I.A.), Lecce, Italy
Place Against Performance, Artist Talk at Night at the Museum: Bruce Nauman Closing Party, organized by Ruba Katrib,
MoMA PS1, Queens, New York
How to Live in Political Times, with Erica Hunt, Mira Schor, and Mia Pearlman, CUE Art Foundation, New York
Songs from the Blanket Performance, organized by Unbag, Printed Matter, New York
Be Careful What You Wish, organized by Belladonna Series, hosted at Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, New York
Artist Talk: Carry Over: New Voices, moderated by Kalia Brooks, AFRICA’S OUT!, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York
Braidrage Performance, Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Artist Lecture and Studio Critiques, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Artist Tour (performance), Olana State Historic Site, Hudson, New York
Summer of Know, Artist Talk, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Acoustic Sound Blanket, performance, talk with Kalia Brooks, organized by HOUSING hosted by Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York
Acoustic Sound Blankets Performance, Sessions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Artist Talk and Workshop, Youth Insights Program, Whitney Museum of Art, New York
Braidrage Performance, Participant INC, New York
Acoustic Sound Blankets Performance, New Art Dealers Alliance: Presents, New York
Acoustic Sound Blanket, Situational Conflict, Performance and Demonstration for Woman’s March NYC, curated by Nick Faust, 13th Street Repertory Theatre, New York
Material of Border Crossing, Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Dream Machine Performance,SOHO20, Brooklyn, New York
Artist Lecture and Discussion, Bard High School Early College, New York
Artist Lecture and Studio Critiques, MFA Architecture, Art, and Planning, Cornell University, New York
Acoustic Sound Blankets, performance and talk curated by Robb Jamieson, Art Pop Montreal International Music Festival, Montreal
Artist Lecture and Studio Critiques, Masters of Fine Arts Photography, Parsons, The New School, New York
Acoustic Sound Blankets, performance and talk, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts
iamuslima, Artist Lecture and Studio Critiques, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
Artist Lecture and Studio Critiques, MFA Art and Practice, School of Visual Arts, New York
Mourning my Freedom Performance,Abrons Arts Center, New York
Artist Lecture and Studio Critiques, Graduate Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, New York
Acoustic Sound Blankets, performance and talk, Fatal Love, Queens Museum, New York
Artist Talk, Teacher’s College, Columbia University, New York
Planet Fitness Performance, SKOWHEGAN Performs at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, New York
Prisoner of Love Performance, Open Text, organized by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York
Arrivals Performance, Out to See, curated by Sara Reisman, NYC Department of Cultural Affair’s One Percent for Art Program, New York
Life/Work, Bard Symposium, with Aay Kay Burns, Sharon Louden, and Mark Stafford, International Center of Photography, New York
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, New York
Memory and Monuments, NY Integrative Seminar, Parsons, The New School, New York
Selected Curatorial Projects
Queens International 2018: Volumes, co-curated with Sophia Marisa Lucas, Queens Museum, New York
The Others: An Artist’s Studio, co-curated with Jonatha Manno, 56 Bogart, New York
2015 – 2012
Artist and Archives Research Fellowship, Participant Inc., New York
Vaginal Davis: HAG-Small, contemporary, haggard, Luther Price: The Lookout, Greer Lankton: LOVE ME
On Mourning Art and Politics:Facebook Feed Experimental Project
A Wild Gander: Artists from the South Asian Woman’s Creative Collective, BRIC Arts Media, Brooklyn, New York
Neo-Nomads, co-curated with Aileen Wilson and Anne-Laure Fayard, BRIC Arts Media, Brooklyn, New York
Moonlighting, Art Worker by Day, Artist by Night, Hosfelt Gallery, New York
A New Deal, Art and Currency, BRIC Arts Media, Brooklyn, New York
Portraits of the Artist: Matt Wolf, Charlie Ahearn, BRIC Arts Media, Brooklyn, New York
Visiting Artist Faculty, Bennington College, Sculpture, Bennington, Vermont
Visiting Artist Faculty,Virginia Common Wealth, Sculpture + Extended Media, Richmond, Virginia
Mentorship Program, New York Arts Practicum, New York
2018 – present
Summer Artist Faculty, School of Visual Arts, MFA Art Practice, New York
Visiting Artist, Columbia University, MFA Studio Critiques, New York
Part-time Faculty, New York University, Steinhardt, New York
2017 – present
MFA Mentorship Program, School of Visual Arts, New York
2015 – 2018
Part-time Faculty, Parsons, The New School, Integrated Design (BFA) & Fine Arts (MFA), New York
2014 – 2016
Teaching Fellow, Abrons Arts Center, Studio Lab, New York
2010 – 2012
Teaching Fellow, Cornell University, Architecture, Art, and Planning, Ithaca, New York
Be Careful What You Wish, Chaplet Series, Belladonna, New York
Acoustic Sound Blankets, Unbag, Issue#2, New York
Art, Yoga, & A Culture of Appropriation, interview by Ryan LeMere, Aligned Magazine, New York
MFA Catalog, Parsons Masters of Fine Art Photography, The New School, New York
tba, The Kitchen and The Racial Imaginary Institute, New York
Provocations, TDR: The Drama Review, coeditor Julie Tolentino, The MIT Press
Exclusion and Your Own Heart, J20, Whitney Museum of Art, New York
NYSCA/NYFA Interdisciplinary Artist Fellow, New York
Art Matters Artist Grant, New York
2016 – 2018
Nomination, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Award
Matching Funds Award, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Nomination, Art Matters Artist Grant, New York
Michael Rapuano Memorial Award, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Nomination, Whitney Museum of American Art, Biennial, New York
2009 – 2010
Experimental Television Center Grant, New York
Arch and Anne Giles Kimbrough Award, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
Nomination, Artpace Artist in Residence, San Antonio, Texas
Residencies and Fellowships
2018 – 2019
Artist in Residence, Pioneer Works, New York
2016 – 2017
Artist in Residence, AIRspace, Abrons Art Center, New York
International Travel Fellowship, Israel/Palestine, Apexart, New York
Artist in Residence, Process Space, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York
Artist in Residence, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Program, Maine
2009 – 2012
Participant, Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
Open Woundsby Josetxo Cedán, Workby Dennis Lim, Witnesses, Monuments, Ruinsby Irina Leimbacher
2004 – 2005
Artist in Residence, CentralTrak, the University of Texas at Dallas, Texas
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.