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Bouchra Khalili

Bouchra Khalili is a Moroccan-French artist. She graduated in Film & Media Studies at Sorbonne Nouvelle and Visual Arts at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts de Paris-Cergy. Khaliliʼs work has been subject to many international solo exhibitions, including re‐ cently at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2019); Museum Folkwang (2018); Jeu de Paume National Gallery, Paris (2018); Secession, Vienna (2018); Wexner Center for the Arts (2017); MoMa, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2016); Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2015); MACBA, Barcelona (2015); PAMM, Miami (2014-2013), among others.

Her work was also included in collective exhibitions and biennales, such as documenta 14 and the Milano Triennale (2017); Telling Tales, MCA, Sydney (2016); The Future of History, Kunsthaus, Zurich (2015); Positions, Vanabbe Museum (2014); Here and Elsewhere, New Museum (2014); The Encyclopedic Palace, 55th Venice Biennale (2013); “Intense Proximity: La Triennale”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2012); the 18th Biennale of Sydney (2012); and the 10th Sharjah Biennial (2011); among others. A nominee of the Guggenheim’s Hugo Boss Prize (2018) and the Artes Mundi Prize (2018), she was awarded in 2019 the Columbia’s Institute for Ideas and Imagination Fellowship. She’s was also the recipient of Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute Fellowship (2017-2018), Ibsen Awards (2017), Abraaj Art Prize, (2014), Sam Art Prize (2013), DAAD Artists-in-Berlin (2012), Vera List Center for Art and Politics Fellowship (New York, 2011-2013); among others.

Among her affiliations: she is a Professor of Artistic Strategies at The Angewandte University in Vienna, and a founding member of La Cinémathèque de Tanger, an artist-run non-profit organization based in Tangiers, Morocco.

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