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Baseera Khan: I Am an Archive Brooklyn Museum

17 Jan 2022 — 21 Jul 2022

Baseera Khan: I Am an Archive exhibits rich and multilayered sculptures, installations, collages, drawings, photographs, textiles, and a video in which Khan investigates othering, surveillance, cultural exploitation, anti-blackness, and xenophobia within our public and private spaces – and proposes avenues for protection and liberation. The works express Khan’s interest in revealing the...

Baseera Khan: I Am an Archive exhibits rich and multilayered sculptures, installations, collages, drawings, photographs, textiles, and a video in which Khan investigates othering, surveillance, cultural exploitation, anti-blackness, and xenophobia within our public and private spaces – and proposes avenues for protection and liberation. The works express Khan’s interest in revealing the economics of goods and materials – such as oil, hair, architecture, and art – as commodities that create inequalities and otherness and that are historical and contemporary drivers of global change.

Khan is the recipient of the second UOVO Prize, which recognizes the work of emerging Brooklyn artists. As part of the prize, they receive a solo exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, a commission for a 50x50-foot art installation on the façade of UOVO's Brooklyn facility, and a $25,000 unrestricted cash grant. The mural is currently on view.

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Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: A Crack in the Hourglass, An Ongoing COVID-19 Memorial. (Until 9 July 2022)

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