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Bani Abidi  1971, PK

Rank (2014): 1223 

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Photography, Video, Performance

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Germany 11
USA 10
India 7
United Kingdom 5
South Korea 4

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Artist Rank
Rashid Rana  2684 12
Shilpa Gupta  300 12
Amar Kanwar  695 11
Raqs Media Collective  543 8

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  Green Cardamom, United Kingdom 3
  experimenter, India 2
  ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Germany 2

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1971 Born in Karachi (PK)

Lives and works in Berlin (DE)
Karachi (PK)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 67  Please report missing Information

to top Solo shows   11

   Bani Abidi - Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg

   Then It Was Moulded Anew - experimenter, Calcutta

   Bani Abidi - BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead

   Section Yellow - Project 88, Mumbai
   Karachi - Green Cardamom, London

   Bani Abidi - Recent Works - Gallery SKE, Bangalore
   Standing Still Standing Still Standing... - Green Cardamom, London

   The Boy Who Got Tired of Posing - TPW - Toronto Photographers Workshop, Toronto, ON

   Bani Abidi: Shan Pipe Learns the Star-Spangled Banner - Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Shan Pipe Band Learns The Star Spangled Banner - Oberwelt e.V., Stuttgart
   The Boy Who Got Tired of Posing - V.M. Art Gallery, Karachi


to top Group shows   56

   La mirada compromesa - Fundación Francisco Godia, Barcelona
   8. Berlin Biennale für zeitgenössische Kunst - berlin biennale für zeitgenössische kunst, Berlin
   Common Spaces - The Kitchen, New York City, NY
   In Plain Sight - Smack Mellon, New York City, NY
Description  2nd CAFAM Biennale: The Invisible Hand - CAFA Art Museum, Beijing

   Only To Melt, Trustingly, Without Reproach - Galerija Skuc, Ljubljana
Description  No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia - Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Hong Kong
Description  Ines Of Control: Partition As A Productive Space - Duke University, Durham, NC
   Blockbuster: cine para exhibiciones - Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Zapopan
   Vom Zaudern. otive des Aufschubs, Übergangs und Abschweifens - Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
   I THINK IT RAINS - 1a space, Hong Kong
   Acts of Voicing - Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
Description and image  No Country: Contemporary Art For South And Southeast Asia - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY

   Labor Berlin 12: Drifting - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Description and image  1st Kochi-Muziris Biennale - Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi
   Acts of Voicing - Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
   9th Shanghai Biennale - Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
   Sub-Topical Heat: New art from South Asia - Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
   Documenta (13) - Documenta, Kassel
   Lines of Control: Partition as a Productive Space - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
   Demonstrationen. Vom Werden normativer Ordnungen - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
   The Divided Self - Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

Description and image ifa-Galerie Berlinconnect: Khoj - International Artists‘ Association, Delhi - ifa-Galerie Berlin, Berlin Send message
   Blockbuster: Cinema for exhibitions - Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico City
Description  Medi(t)ation - 2011 Asian Art Biennial - Asian Art Biennial Taiwan, Taichung
   2011 International Incheon Women Artist's Biennale - International Incheon Women Artist's Biennale, Incheon
   The Global Contemporary, Art Worlds After 1989 - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Blockbuster. Cine para exhibiciones - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL
   The Luxury of Dirt - galerie bob van orsouw, Zurich

Description  The Rising Tide: New Directions in Art from Pakistan 1990–2010 - Mohatta Palace Museum, Karachi
   Heat Wave - Lombard Freid Gallery, New York City, NY
   Where Three Dreams Cross – 150 Jahre Fotografie aus Indien, Pakistan und Bangladesch - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
   Where Three Dreams Cross: 150 Years of Photography from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Description  ResembleReassemble - Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon

   Freedom is notional - experimenter, Calcutta
   3rd AiM International Biennale - Marrakech Biennale, Marrakech
   10e Biennale de Lyon - The Spectacle of the Everyday - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
   Hanging Fire: Contemporary Art from Pakistan - Asia Society and Museum, New York City, NY
   The view from elsewhere. Small Acts - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
   The Communism Of Forms - AGYU / Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, ON
   Lines of Control - Green Cardamom, London
   Lines of Control - The Third Line - Dubai, Dubai

   Videozone 4 - Videozone - International Video-Art Biennial, Tel Aviv
   Turn and Widen - Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA), Seoul
   Usable Pasts, Concerted Forgettings - Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
   Six Degrees of Separation : Chaos, Congruence & Collaboration in South Asia - Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi
Description and image  7th Gwangju Biennale - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju

   The Communism of Forms: Sound + Image + Time - The Strategy of Music Videos  - Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo
   Contemporary Art from Pakistan - Thomas Erben Gallery, New York City, NY
   Neue Asiatische Kunst. Thermocline of Art - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Geopoéticas - El vídeo como documento del lugar - Centro José Guerrero, Granada

   Singapore Biennale 2006 - Singapore Biennale, Singapore
   Subcontingente - Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
   2006 Contemporary Commonwealth/NGV - NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC

   The 3rd Fukuoka Art Triennale - Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Fukuoka
Description  puppet in a box; europa, asien, afrika - Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart


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