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Recent News



2016

Exhibition
Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG), Vancouver, Canada.
In collaboration with Mirjam Linschooten. Curated by Shaun Dacey.
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September 10, 2016 - January 8, 2016
Opening Reception: September 10, 2016

Exhibition + Artist Residency
University Galleries, Reno, Nevada.
Research Residency: September 13 - 27, 2016
Exhibition: (Dates TBA)

Exhibition
Tomorrow Never Happens
SAMEK Art Museum, Lewisburg, PA, USA.
Curated by Richard Rinehart.
August 30, 2016 - December 4, 2016

Exhibition
Form Follows Fiction
University of Toronto Art Centre (UTAC), Toronto, Canada.
In collaboration with Mirjam Linschooten. Curated by Luis Jacob.
September 6, 2016 - December 10, 2016

Artist Residency + Performance + Publication
The Art Gallery of York University (AGYU), Toronto, Canada.
September 29 - November 2, 2015 (Residency)
May 16 - 27, 2016 (Performance)
Publication (Dates TBA)

Artist Talk + Panel Discussion
To Keep (Something) in Position: Props in Contemporary Photography, Gallery 44 and CONTACT Toronto Festival of Photography
Toronto, Canada.
May 14, 2016

Artist Talk + Panel Discussion
Decolonizing the Archive, Blackwood Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
February 10, 2016

Visiting Faculty
MFA Interdisciplinary Arts Program, Sierra Nevada College,
Lake Tahoe, USA.
January 3-12, 2016

2015

Award
Chalmers Art Fellowship. Ontario Arts Council.
Six month research fellowship, 2015/2016

Artist Residency
Maquis Projects, Izmir, Turkey.
November 15 - December 15, 2015

Film Screening
Asia House, London, UK.
The Silk Road of Pop. In collaboration with Smoke Signal Projects.
August 18, 2015

Workshop
Native Youth Program/Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver, Canada.
In collaboration with Mirjam Linschooten.
August 17, 2015

Artist Talk
Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver, Canada.
In collaboration with Mirjam Linschooten.
August 14, 2015

Exhibition + Artist Residency
Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG), Vancouver, Canada.
In collaboration with Mirjam Linschooten. Curated by Shaun Dacey.
August 4 - 18, 2015 (Field House Residence)

Portfolio Reviewer
South Asian Visual Arts Center (SAVAC), Toronto, Canada.
June 18, 2015

Exhibition + Artist Residency
Blackwood Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
In collaboration with Mirjam Linschooten. Curated by Christine Shaw.
May 11 - June 14, 2015 (Artist Residency)
June 14 - August 2, 2015 (Exhibition)

Award
Canada Council for the Arts.
Visual Artists, Grant for What Ever Happened to the Ottoman Empire?

Film Screening
Images Festival, Toronto, Canada.
The Silk Road of Pop. In collaboration with Smoke Signal Projects.
April 17, 2015

Guest Lecturer + Screening
Wheaton College, Norton, MA, USA.
February 3, 4, 5, 2015

2014

Film Screening
The British Library, London, UK.
The Silk Road of Pop. In collaboration with Smoke Signal Projects.
November 28, 2014

Public Lecture
The Museum of Modern Art, Tétouan, Morocco.
Archives Improbables In collaboration with Mirjam Linschooten.
November 13, 2014

Artist Residency
Trankat, Tétouan, Morocco.
In collaboration with Mirjam Linschooten.
September 1 - November 25, 2014

Film Screening
Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.
The Silk Road of Pop. In collaboration with Smoke Signal Projects.
September 9, 2014

Award
Canada Council for the Arts.
Visual Artists, Travel Grant for Faux Guide

Award
Toronto Arts Council.
Visual Artists, Project Grant for Faux Guide

Curatorial Project
Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI, USA.
Document. Document. Document. In collaboration with Anne West, Kristina Lamour Sansone, and Gabriel Melcher.
September 8 - 28, 2014

Public Lecture
Parsons The New School, New York, NY.
Speculative Archives.
June 11, 2014

Award
Graduate Studies Grant.
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)

Film Screening
Internationales Film Festival Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.
The Silk Road of Pop. In collaboration with Smoke Signal Projects.
May 28 & 31, 2014

Public Presentation + Screening
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
Uyghur Pop, Identity, and Resistance.
March 14, 2014

Exhibition
Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI, USA.
Part of 50/50: Artist/Context. Curated by Chloe Lee and Minkyoung Kim.
February 7 - March 30, 2014

Award
President’s Scholarship.
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)