Hajra Waheed

Hajra Waheed @B7L9 Art Station, Tunis

The exhibition “Seen and Unseen” brings together, from 29 January to 7 March 2021, the works of Amina Saoudi Aït Khay (Morocco-Tunisia), Hajra Waheed (Canada), Hanaa Malallah (Iraq), Stéphanie Saadé (Lebanon), and Shilpa Gupta (India). These five artists explore a multiplicity of trajectories through diverse media and approaches, including textile, video, installation, mixed media, and repurposed everyday objects. With a tendency to the poetic, these artists weave […]

Hajra Waheed @Broadcast of HUM for Cashmere Radio

Cashmere Radio takes a deep dive into a recent sound work by Hajra Waheed entitled, Hum, Exploring sonic histories of sonic resistance across South and West Asia and North Africa over the last half century. Hum (2020) is a large scale multi-channel musical composition and sound installation that employs the ubiquitous yet overlooked medium of humming as a […]

Hajra Waheed & Lawrence Abu Hamdan @Art Museum at the University of Toronto

With the start of the war on terror and the proliferation of militarized technologies, many artists developed new aesthetic approaches to explore military sites and industries. Overt: Militarization as Ideology focuses on the ways in which artists have engaged aesthetically with the concept and condition of militarization. Through video, film, drawings, and installation, the exhibition highlights the […]

Online Lecture Hajra Waheed @Stadelschule

On the occasion of her solo exhibition at Portikus, Hajra Waheed will discuss her multi-channel musical composition and sound installation: Hum. Her lecture will briefly outline the specific histories that instigated and inspired the creation of this work. She will also speak to the importance of music and the large role it has played in conveying […]

Hajra Waheed @Portikus Frankfurt

For her upcoming solo exhibition at Portikus, Hajra Waheed realises an indoor site specific iteration of Hum (2020). Hum was initially created upon invitation for Lahore Biennial 02 and shown within Lahore Fort’s historic Diwaan-i-Aam. https://www.portikus.de/en/exhibitions/222_hum

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