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Bani Abidi
BANI ABIDI was born in Karachi, Pakistan, and now works between Berlin and Karachi. She uses video, photography, drawings and sound to tell stories about performances of power and ordinary people, often through quotidian details and absurd vignettes. Abidi studied visual art at the National College of Arts in Lahore, and at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work has been exhib- ited widely in solo and group shows internation- ally. Solo exhibitions have taken place at Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE; Gropius Bau, Berlin; Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg; and Experimenter, Kolkata, amongst others. Selected group exhibitions include WALK, Schirn Kunsthalle, 2022; Asia Pacific Triennial, 2021; Seoul Mediacity Biennale, 2021; Lahore Biennial, 2018; Edinburgh Art Festival, 2016; 8th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, 2014; No Country, Guggenheim Museum, NY, 2013; documenta (13), 2012; Kochi-Muziris Biennial, 2012; 10th Lyon Biennale, Lyon, 2009.

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Interview

Issue No. 10

Interview with Jacques Rancière

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Interview

Issue No. 10

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