Join us on Saturday September 4th for the opening of 𝘓𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘰 𝘛𝘳𝘦𝘮𝘣𝘭𝘦 by Hajra Waheed. In her first all-painting show, Waheed features tightly scaled works on paper and a series of hand-bound artist books. In her earlier processes of working in the “exploding book form,” typically bound materials were de-paginated, separated and recombined; here, Waheed turns to […]
From Charwei Tsai’s spiritual representations of Buddhist scriptures to Rosângela Rennó’s exploration of penitentiary mug shots, our upcoming booth at Frieze New York will examine the practice of self-portraiture and identity. Our online viewing room will feature the works of Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Carlos Motta, Oscar Muñoz, Liliana Porter, Rosângela Rennó, Charwei Tsai and Hajra Waheed. Register at frieze.com in order to visit our online viewing room, VIP previews open on May 5th.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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