recently, now + soon
*A new wall drawing, It takes a thousand years…, is in the 2nd Yinchuan Biennale: Starting from the desert – Ecologies on the edge, curated by Marco Scotini. June 9th – September 19th, 2018.
*Photographs from the Speculations series (2006-16) are in As we become, curated by Meenakshi Thirukode, at Exhibit320 in Delhi, August 9th to September 15th, 2018.
*To Live will be at Hollybush Gardens in London as part of Where I Am is Here, curated by Helen Nisbet, August 31st to September 2nd, 2018.
*Index of the Disappeared’s The Guantanamo Effect will be in Revolutions & Movements at Dupont Underground, Washington, DC, September 4th-9th, 2018.
*Blind Crossing and What News from the Sea? are in Waste Lands, curated by Piedad Solans, at the Casa Arabe in Cordoba, September 13th to November 17th, 2018.
*Like Water from a Stone screens at the Tretyakov Modern in Moscow as part of Music in Action, curated by Yulia Aksenova, September 15th to October 15th, 2018.
*A new film commissioned for Germ City: Microbes & the Metropolis will premiere at the Museum of the City of New York, opening September 14th, 2018. With a joint residency at the Graduate Center, CUNY, and the New York Public Library, January-July 2018, as part of the international Wellcome project Contagious Cities.
*When the Spirits Moved Them, They Moved will screen at the Hancock Shaker Village, MA from October 13th to November 10th 2018, with a closing panel and reception on the 10th at 5 pm.
* October 22nd at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
*November 7th at the Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Red Hook, NY.
*The Garden of Forked Tongues, originally commissioned by the Queens Museum of Art in conjunction with Nonstop Metropolis: The Remix. A collaboration with the Endangered Language Alliance, Effi Ibok and Josh Begley.
*Rhizome recently preserved the 2004 web project How Do You See the Disappeared? A Warm Database as part of Net Art Anthology; Chitra and I had a conversation with Michael Connor about it and I was also on a New Museum panel about net art, dispersion and disappearance after 9/11 with Eva & Franco Mattes, David Joselit, and Aria Dean in November 2017.
*A conversation about art, activism, and how to win by losing with Vince Warren, director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, moderated by curator Amara Antilla, in August 2017
*A brief interview about public vs. private narratives for the Pew Center in April 2017
*October 2016 talk with Tricia Paik and Erin Ellen Kelly at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, during the show Mariam Ghani & Erin Ellen Kelly: Water, Land, City
*February 2016 talk about What we left unfinished and artists in times of war, as part of Critical Writing Ensembles at the Dhaka Art Summit
*Words on Terror, a 2016 poetry reading for the launch of Solmaz Sharif’s Look at the Asian American Writer’s Workshop, on the AAWW podcast
*Five artists you need to know, in Elle India (June 2018)
*I responded to Frieze’s survey on the importance of art as a form of protest (March 2017)
*Interview for the Guggenheim MAP about A Brief History of Collapses (May 2016)
*Interview with Sophia Guy-White about What we left unfinished for InRussia (December 2016)
*Interview with Owen Duffy in Artspace (September 2016)
*”Shahrazade in the Archives: A Testimony from Fragments” in Critical Writing Ensembles (Mousse, 2017).
*Portfolio in Frieze, September 2016.
*”Notes from a boycott” in Manifesta Journal 18, November 2014; reprinted in Shangri-La: Imagined Cities, 2014; and expanded in collaboration with Haig Aivazian for The Gulf: High Culture, Hard Labor (OR Books, 2015) and Assuming Boycott: Resistance, Agency and Cultural Production (OR Books, 2017). Bonus video: book launch panel at the Vera List Center.
*”Field notes for ‘What we left unfinished'” in Ibraaz Platform 006, December 2013; reprinted in Dissonant Archives: Contemporary Visual Culture and Contested Narratives in the Middle East (IB Tauris, 2015).