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CV


Ayesha Sultana
Born Jessore, Bangladesh
Lives and works between Dhaka and New York


Solo Exhibitions / Presentations

2019  upcoming, Ayesha Sultana, Art Basel, Statements sector, Solo Booth, Basel, CH
2017  Ayesha Sultana, FIAC, Secteur Lafayette, Solo Booth, Paris, FR
2017  Making Visible, Experimenter, Kolkata, IN
2016  A Space Between Things, Dhaka Art Summit, Dhaka, BD
2014  Blue Velvet, Galleria Valentina Bonomo, Rome, IT
2014  Outside the Field of View, Experimenter, Kolkata, IN


Select Group Exhibitions / Presentations

2019  upcoming, M Woods Museum, Beijing, CN
2019  Frieze New York, NY, USA
2019  Shadow Lines, Shrine Empire Gallery, New Delhi, IN
2019  Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PRC
2019  Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
2019  India Art Fair, New Delhi, IN
2019  Deeper within its silence, Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi, IN
2018  9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, QAGOMA, Brisbane, AU
2018  XT><LX, Bellas Artes Projects Outpost, Manila, PH
2018  AD Design Show, NSCI, Mumbai, IN
2018  CONDO New York, Experimenter at Bridget Donahue gallery, New York, NY, USA
2018  New Configurations, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi, IN
2018  Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PRC
2018  Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
2018  Invitation to Action, Lahore Biennale 01, Mubarak Haveli, Lahore, PK
2018  I Wish To Let You Fall Out Of My Hands (Ch II), Experimenter, Ballygunge Place, Kolkata, IN
2018  Planetary Planning, Dhaka Art Summit, Dhaka, BD
2018  India Art Fair, New Delhi, IN
2017  298 111, Silesian Museum, Katowice, PL
2017  Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PRC
2017  Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
2017  India Art Fair, New Delhi, IN
2016  Random, Britto Space, Dhaka, BD
2016  You Cannot Cross the Sea Merely by Staring at the Waves, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, AT
2016  11th Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju, KR
2016  Discoveries Section, Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PRC
2016  Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
2016  welcome to what we took from is the state, Queens Museum, New York, NY, USA
2016  India Art Fair, New Delhi, IN
2015  Immateriality in Residue, Experimenter, Kolkata, IN
2015  Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
2015  India Art Fair, New Delhi, IN
2015  Approaching Abstraction, Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai, IN
2015  1mile² Dhaka, Panch Bari, Shyam Bazaar, Dhaka, BD
2014  Ethereal, Leila Heller Gallery, New York, NY
2014  The Language of Human Consciousness, Athr Gallery, Jeddah, SA
2014  1134 – Lives Not Numbers, Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, Dhaka, BD
2014  B/Desh, Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, BD
2014  Samdani Art Award, Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, BD
2014  Listen Up! Delhi, Qutub Minar, Garden of Five Senses, New Delhi, IN
2014  Cross-Casting, Britto Space, Dhaka, BD
2012  Senses 7, Dhaka Art Center, Dhaka, BD
2012  ‘INexactly THIS’ Kunstvlaai: Festival of Independents 2012, Amsterdam, NL
2012  Freefall, Bengal Art Lounge, Dhaka, BD
2012  Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, BD
2012  SPACE, Britto Space, Dhaka, BD
2011  Longitude Latitude 4, Beauty Boarding, Dhaka, BD
2011  Hear Me Roar! thejamjar, Dubai, UAE
2011  FemLink Video-Collage, Eindoven, NL; Fitchburg US; Nicosi, CY
2010  Dhaka Safe and Sound, Dhaka Art Center, Dhaka, BD
2010  Sanjh, Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore, PK
2010  Rise to Ruin, Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore, PK
2010  Strange Days: the uncanny in contemporary Pakistani art, Drawing Room, Lahore, PK
2009  1mile² Dhaka, Bulbul Lalitkala Academy, Dhaka, BD
2009  Self as Other, Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore, PK
2008  Processing, Post-Graduate show, Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore, PK
2008  Group Show, Unicorn Art Gallery, Karachi, PK
2007  Degree Show, Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore, PK


Awards & Grants

2016  Iaspis Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2014  Nominated, APBF Signature Art Prize
2014  Samdani Art Award, Dhaka Art Summit 2014
2007  Graduated with Distinction, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore
2003 – 08  Madanjeet Singh Scholarship Award, South Asia Foundation


Residencies

2018  Artist-in-Residence, Bellas Artes Projects, Bataan, PH
2017  Artist-in-Residence, Bellas Artes Projects, Bataan, PH
2016  Artist-in-Residence, Iaspis, Stockholm, SE
2014  Artist-in-Residence, Delfina Foundation, London, UK
2013  Curatorial Research Residency, Gasworks, London, UK
2008  Taaza Tareen III, VASL Artists’ Collective, Karachi, PK


Artist Books

2018  Form Studies, Experimenter Books, Kolkata
2014  Napoli Drawings, Self-published, Dhaka


Select Collections

Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi
Samdani Art Foundation, Dhaka
Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi
Tate, London
M Woods, Beijing
Art Jameel, Dubai
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles
Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), Brisbane


Education

2007 – 08 Post-graduate Diploma, Art Education, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore
2003 – 07 BFA Degree with Distinction, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore


Teaching Experience

2017  Visiting Faculty, Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, Dhaka
2015  Visiting Faculty, Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, Dhaka
2013  Guest Lecture, Dept. of English and Humanities, Brac University, Dhaka
2007 – 2009  Lecturer, School of Visual Arts and Design, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore


Other Work

2012 – Member and part of Working Group, Britto Arts Trust, Bangladesh
2011 – 2012  Artwork Production and Research, Studio Paolo W. Tamburella, Rome
2012  Assistant Curator, SPACE, Britto Space, Dhaka