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Baseera Khan is a New York-based artist who sublimates colonial histories through performance and sculpture in order to map geographies of the future. Khan opened their first solo exhibition at Simone Subal, New York and a two-person show at Jenkins Johnson Projects (2019). They have exhibited in numerous locations such as Sculpture Center (2018), Aspen Museum (2017), Participant Inc. (2017), Moudy Gallery at Texas Christian University (2017), Fine Arts Center of Colorado College (2018), and has performed at several locations including the Whitney Museum of American Art and Art POP Montreal International Music Festival (2017). Khan was an artist in residence at Pioneer Works (2018-19) and 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 was a recipient of the BRIC Colene Brown Art Prize and the Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant in 2019, they were granted by both NYSCA/NYFA and Art Matters in 2018. Her work was recently acquired by the Solomon R. Guggenheim permanent collections and Kadist, San Francisco. She is published in Artforum, Art in America, BOMB, OSMOS Magazine, unbag, Brooklyn Rail, The New Yorker, The New York Times, and TDR Drama Review. She received an M.F.A. from Cornell University (2012) and a B.F.A. from the University of North Texas (2005).
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