Bouchra Khalili was born in Casablanca, Morocco in 1975. She lives and works in Berlin.
Her work in film, video, installation, photography and screen printing articulates language, orality, subjectivity and geographical explorations. Each of her projects can be seen as a platform from which members of minorities can propose and share strategies and discourses of resistance developed from the margins.
Bouchra Khalili has had personal exhibitions at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2019), Museum Folkwang, Essen, Jeu de Paume, Paris, MAXXI Museum, Roma (2018), CAAC, Sevilla (2017), Museum of Modern Art, New York (2016), Palais de Tokyo, Paris, MACBA, Barcelona (2015), DAAD galerie, Berlin (2013) among others.
She participated to several international manifestations among which 12th Bamako Biennial, BienalSur, Buenos Aires (2019), Documenta 14th Kassel, Athens, Triennale di Milano, Asian Biennial, Taipei (2017), 6th Marrakech Biennial (2016), 55th Venice Biennale, 5th Moscow Biennial (2013), 18th Biennale of Sydney (2012), 10th Sharjah Biennial (2011).
Her work was also presented in many collective exhibitions in International institution such as Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen (2019), Cardiff National Museum, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2018), Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, (2016), Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö (2015), Carré d’art de Nîmes, Tropenmusuem, Amsterdam (2013), Haus der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin (2013-2010), Hayward Gallery, London, South London Gallery, London, Cité internationale de l’immigration, Paris (2012) Beirut Art Center, Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon (2011), Reina Sofia, Madrid (2009- 2008).