Baseera Khan is a Brooklyn-based artist. Her visual and written work focuses on creating visualized patterns of emigration and exile that are shaped by economic, social, and political changes throughout the world with a special interest in the fall of imperial power during World War II and South Asia’s multiple partitions. Khan is preparing for her first solo exhibition at Participant Inc., New York, NY (2016). Her past exhibitions include Arrivals, Out to See, New York City (2014), TX*13 Texas Biennial 5th Anniversary Survey Group Exhibition, TX (2014); Picturing Parallax, San Francisco State University, CA (2011), Hindu Kush, and Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA (2009). She was an artist-in-residence at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME (2014). She was an international fellow at apexart, New York, NY (2015). Khan was a recipient of the Michael Rapuano Memorial Award from Cornell University (2012). She received a B.F.A from the University of North Texas and an M.F.A. from Cornell University.
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