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A Presentation by Baseera Khan

May 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT

Photo of a gallery space with multiple large sculpture pieces taking up the center of the room, each composed of ornate, multi-patterned fabrics fixed onto a frame or skeleton in large wheel-shaped sections, which are stacked on top of each other. In the rear, two framed pieces hang on the wall.

Baseera Khan is a performance and visual artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Deploying linguistic shifts and fashion as political mediums, Khan attempts to untrap revolutionary material through working with textiles, archives, performance, and sculpture. Khan is currently working on their first museum solo exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum (2021). Their latest solo exhibition, Snake Skin, opened at the end of 2019 at Simone Subal Gallery, New York. Khan’s work has shown in various group and solo exhibitions such as at Munich Documentation Centre for the History of National Socialism, Munich, Germany, Jenkins Johnson Projects (2019), Sculpture Center (2018), Aspen Museum (2017), Participant Inc. (2017). Khan’s performance work has premiered at the Whitney Museum of American Art and Art POP Montreal International Music Festival. Khan recently completed a 6-week performance residency at The Kitchen NYC (2020) and was an artist in residence at Pioneer Works (2018-19), Abrons Art Center (2016-17), was an International Travel Fellow to Jerusalem/Ramallah through Apexart (2015) and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2014). Khan is a recipient of the UOVO Artist Prize (2020), BRIC Colene Brown Art Prize, and the Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant in 2019, which was granted by both NYSCA/NYFA and Art Matters in 2018. Khan received an M.F.A. from Cornell University (2012) and a B.F.A. from the University of North Texas (2005).


May 5, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
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BIPOC artist(s), Women artist(s)
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Public Art
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Converge 45
PO Box 28209
Portland, OR 97228 United States
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