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Opens May 5 2015 Last Man in Dhaka Central (world premiere)
2015 Venice Biennale
Curated by Okwui Enwezor
Central Pavilion, Giardini di Castello
Until 12.04.15 Mario Merz Prize
Finalists Show
Fondazione Merz, Torino


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Until 29.03.15 Kochi Muziris Bienniale
Whorled Explorations
Durbar Hall, Kochi
Until 15.03.15 Signature Art Prize
Finalists Show
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Oct 17 Frieze Talks
The Anthropological Turn
Frieze, London
Oct 17 BFI London Film festival
Material Evidence
BFI, London
Until Sep 27 The Young Man Was (cont.)
Rita Datta review
Experimenter Kolkata
Sep 27 Visualizing the Real
New South Asian Film
NYU Cinema Studies
Until Aug 24 Prisoners of Shothik Itihash
Solo show
Kunsthalle Basel
Until Aug 31 Kazi in Nomansland
Where do I end and you begin
Edinburgh Art Festival
Apr 19 Working in the Archive
The Shobak Tapes
Images, Toronto
Mar 3 Apr 19 Otondro Prohori, Guarding Who?
Waiting for the Wind group show
Exerimenter Kolkata
Mar 31 May 30 Double Bind
William Paterson Gallery
William Paterson University, New Jersey
May 4 Afsan's Long Day
International Competition
Oberhausen, Germany
Apr 6 Occupied Territory
Plotting Movements
New Museum, New York
Mar 14 Mar 16 Rankin Street, 1953
Framed Works
Sundance Kabuki Cinema, San Francisco
Feb 25 Afsan's Long Day (Young Man Was, Part 2)
World Premiere
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Until Feb 2 Kazi in Nomansland
Lines of Control
Nasher Museum, Durham
Feb 1 Feb 28 Praxis
Arcus Center for Social Justice
Kalamazoo College
Feb 7 Feb 9 Shokol Choritro Kalponik
Main Project Space
Rankin Street, 1953
B/Desh group show
Experimenter Booth
Dhaka Art Summit
Jan 25 A Missing General
India in the World
University of Michigan
Dec 5 Pulp, a Fiction
Creative Time Global Residency
Joe's Pub, New York
Sep 21 Nov 23 Pulp, a Fiction
Sholette's Imaginary Archive
Rotor, Graz
Nov 20 From Lod to Dhaka
Illiberal Politics Panel
AAA Annual Meeting, Chicago
Until Nov 11 Ideological Guide to Venice Biennial
Jonas Staal project, Venice Biennial
Oct 17 Oct 18 Prisoners of Shothik Itihash
Bangladesh Preconference
South Asia Conference
University of Madison Wisconsin
Jun 28 Sep 29 United Red Army
Migrating Identities
Yerba Buena, San Francisco
Until Sep 30 United Red Army
Zones of Contact
Kiran Nadar Museum, Noida
Sep 22 9.5 Theses on Art & Class
Discussion of Ben Davis' book
New York Art Book Fair, PS1 MoMA
Until Sep 1 Kazi in Nomansland
The art of influence
British Museum permanent collection, London
Jun 11 Jun 23 Dying of the Light
Curated by Rasha Salti
Jeu de Paume, Paris
Jun 13 Jun 16 Rankin Street
Art Basel, Switzerland
Jun 15 Royal Anthropological Institute
University of Edinburgh
Jun 6 Speculations (the future is...?)
PS1 MoMA, New York
Jun 7 United Red Army
MoMA PS1, New York
Apr 19 Apr 23 United Red Army
Curated by Brian Hu
SDAFF, San Diego
Apr 13 The Red Tapes, 1977-79
Kevorkian Center, NYU
Until Apr 15 Sarai Reader 09, Episode 3
Devi Art Foundation, Delhi
Mar 2 United Red Army screening
FDF, Ljubljana
Mar 20 Mar 23 Experimenter booth
Art Dubai
Until Feb 20 Latitude Longitude V
Dhanmondi, Dhaka
Feb 24 Critical Spatial Practice
MoMA PS1, New York
Feb 26 United Red Army screening
Beirut Beirut, Cairo
Until Feb 21 Cartographies of Hope
Dox Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague
Feb 1 Feb 3 Experimenter
India Art Fair, Delhi
Nov 01 Dec 15 The Art of Conversation
PSM Gallery, Berlin
Dec 6 Dec 12 (des formes de vie)
Maison Rouge, Paris
Archives, Aubervilliers
Nov 28 Transnational/Radiate and Rotate
Gallery 400, Chicago
Nov 20 Nov 24 European Premiere of URA
IDFA, Amesterdam
Oct 31 Dec 14 Study of Interruptions
Kresge Gallery, New Jersey
Jul 14 Nov 04 Sub Tropical
Govett Brewster, New Zealand
Oct 27 After Midnight: Indian Modern and Contemporary Visual Art
A/P/A Institute, NYU
Oct 6 Riot is language of the unheard
Cooper Union, New York
Oct 14 Australian Premiere of URA
Antenna Film Festival, Sydney
Apr 14-21 Silvia Kolbowski & Naeem Mohaiemen
A Space Gallery, Toronto
May 01-03 United Red Army
Hot Docs, Toronto
May 04-07 Frieze New York
May 20 United Red Army
Anthology Film Archives, New York
Mar 19-28 Guest Lecturer
Academy of Contemporary Art, Tromso
Apr 12-15 Dhaka Art Summit
Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
Apr 13-14 Seven on Seven
Rhizome, New Museum
Until Apr 1 Lines of Control
Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell
Apr 9 Guest Lecturer
Class of Dominika Laster, Yale University
Opens Feb 23 Nandan, Kala Bhavan
Shantiniketan, Kolkata
Mar 17 Beyond Occupy
w/ Mark Tribe, Aaron Levy, Yaelle Amir
Marginal Utility, Philadelphia
Until Mar 18 5 Acts: Chronicles of Dissent
w/ Yael Bartana, Sharon Hayes, Mark Tribe, Andrea Bowers
Marginal Utility, Philadelphia
Feb 29 AMT Artist Lecture
Parsons The New School for Design
Sheila C. Johnson Design Center
Mar 4 Symposium
w/ Seher Shah, Shuddhabrata Sengupta
Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell
Feb 24 Conversations in South Asian Politics
Public Talk, New York
Until Jan 29 India Art Summit
NSIC, New Delhi
Until Nov 27 Entre Utopia y Dystopia
w/ Rirkrit Tiravanija, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Desire Machine...
MUAC, Mexico City
Until Dec 1 Lines of Control
British Council, London
Until Dec 10 The Uncanny Familiar
w/ Walid Raad, Thomas Hirschorn, Gael Peltier, Natalie Czech...
C/O Berlin, Berlin
Nov 25 United Red Army
98 Weeks, Lebanon
Nov 18 Out of the Archive
w/ TJ Demos, Zineb Sedira, Mark Nash...
Tate Modern, London
Oct 20 United Red Army
New Museum, New York
Opens Oct 13 Step Across This Line
Asia House, London
Until Oct 2 6th Momentum Biennial
Moss, Norway
Until Sep 17 Collectif Visible
Institut des Cultures d'Islam, Paris
Sep 11 Global House Video
w/ Joan Jonas, Leila Michelle Khastoo, Shigeyuki Kihara...
Kunsthalle, Gwangju
August 24 Global House Video
w/ Joan Jonas, Hammad Khan,Yossi Atia/Itamar Rose, Mehreen Murtaza, etc.
Kunsthalle, Gwangju
August 26 Ucaklar, Trenler, Otomobiler ve Tekneler
w/ Guy Ben Ner, Robert Smithson, Wael Shawky, Anri Sala, Dani Gal, etc.
Salt, Istanbul
Until May 9 Beauty Boarding
Old Dhaka
Until May 16 10th Sharjah Biennial
United Arab Emirates
Until Jun 9 The Young Man Was
Experimenter, Kolkata
Oct14-17 Frieze Art Fair:Frame
Experimenter Gallery, London
Jul31-Sep5 ISEA2010, Electronic Art
Dortmund, Germany
Until Jan31 Im/possible Community
Shedhalle, Zurich
w/ Hassan Khan, Juliane Zelwies..
Sep10 to Oct31 Live True Life
Cue Arts, New York
solo show
Aug29 - Oct11, 09 Secrets In a Democracy
Ruth Chandler gallery, Claremont
w/ Mark Lombardi, Aaron Gach, Linda Pollack..
Until Nov22 Return of Repression
Pavillion, Romania
w/ Luke Fowler, Thomas Hirschorn..
Until Apr5 Angel of History
Laboral, Spain
w/ Hasan Elahi, Cao Fei..
Until Jan16 Freedom is Notional
Experimenter, Kolkata
w/ Shilpa Gupta, Bani Abidi
Spring 09 Collectives In Atomised Time
Idensitat, Mataro, Spain
book publication (+Doug Ashford)
Until Apr 17 Art vs Terrorism
ECA Gallery, Kolkata
group show, cur. Amit Mukhopadhyay
Mar - Apr Tools for Revolution
Villa Romana, Italy
group show, cur. Giacomo Bazzani
March 7-8 In 10 Days
Vooruit, Ghent
Until Mar 27 Lines Of Control
group show
Until Feb 20 Chobi Mela V
National Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
Jan 30 2009 The New Silent
New Museum, New York
Until Nov 24 Sedition
White Box gallery, New York
group show curated by Dread Scott, et al
Until Nov Manifesta 7
Trentino, Italy
contribution to Raqs Media Collective's book
October Pharmakon Library contribution
NY Art Book Far
Christina McPhee's project
August My Mobile Weighs A Ton
Gallery Chitrak, Dhaka
solo show
May23 to Jul3 Hopeless & Otherwise
Southern Exposure
group show
Jun 3 to 8 Scope Basel
Thomas Erben Gallery
"By All Means" group show
Jun12 Abecedarium for our Times
Apex Art, New York
Until May 25 Exploding Lotus
A&C, Florida
group show
Until Mar30 What's a Blank Canvas
Runa Islam: Modena
catalogue text
Until Mar30 Everybody Wants To Be Singapore
Carlos Motta: ICA
installation text
Until Mar19 Group Show
Asiatic Society, Dhaka University
group show
Spring 08 Dear Runa, I Found Your Props
Pawnshop/e-flux, New York
group show
Feb 08 One Bad Google Can Ruin Your Day
Transmediale, Berlin
Lecture Performance
Until Nov 07 Nightcomers
Istanbul Biennial
Video Dazibao
Until Jan 08 War of Six-Six-Six
Finnish Museum of Photography
Group show
Oct 07 Poetic Terrorism
FEM 7, Madrid
Video in Container
Sep 07 I Can't Find Dhaka
FM Ferry Experiment, New York
Neurotransmitter project
Jun 16
Kadist Art Foundation, Paris
Group show
Jun 6
System Error: War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
Palazzo Papesse, Siena
Curatorial project
Apr 30
La Celda Contemporanea, Mexico City
Group show
Mar 22 Monitor 3
SAVAC, Toronto
Video screening
Jan 6
curated by WHW, Zagreb
Group show
Dec 15 Fast Futures
curated by Johan Pijnappel, Mumbai
Group video screening
Dec 26 My Camera Can Lie
Liberation War Museum, Dhaka
2006 Whitney Biennial
Wrong Gallery
Video in curated intervention by Wrong Gallery
Fatal Love
Queens Museum of Art, New York
Visible Collective in Group show
When Artists Say We
Artist Space
Reading room
Knock At The Door
Cooper Union School of Art
Visible Collective Installation
Above Ground
Tenement Museum, New York
Installation (Visible Collective w/ Donna Golden)
Rule of Law
Broadway Gallery, New York
Group show
Asian Contemporary Art Week
Rubin Museum
Disappeared In America
Brecht Forum
Visible Collective Installation (w/ Jeeyun Ha)
Asian American Arts Center
Group Show
Amsterdam Film Experience
Group screening
Karlskrona Military Museum
Visible Collective (w/ Andrea)
Then Things Piled Up
FACT Museum, Liverpool
Animation (w/ Josh Nimoy)
Thousand Points Of Lights
Futuresonic, Manchester
Animation (w/ Josh Nimoy)
Short Film Festival
National Public Library, Dhaka
Group Screening
How Does It Feel To Be A Problem?
Project Row House, Houston
Visible Collective Installation
Peer Pleasure 2
Yerba Buena Center for Arts, San Francisco
Visible Collective, group show
Disappeared In America
UC Irvine Gallery, Irvine
Visible Collective, solos
Japan Center, Los Angeles
Group show
Muslims or Heretics
E-flux Video Rental
Group Video Rental Library


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Oct 15 2011 Beyond Security (conference)
Columbia University, New York
March 16-19 BAF Art School
XVA Gallery, Dubai
panels parallel to Sharjah Biennial
Mar 26 2008 Collabaration+Context
Art In General gallery
artist panel by Mariam Ghani+Chitra Ganesh
Mar 22 Who's Afraid of Promito Bangla
Kozmo Cafe, Dhaka
discussion with poet Bratya Raisu
Apr Interact or Die
Electronic Arts Fest, Rotterdam
Artist panel
Live Images 2
Images Festival, Toronto
Artist panel
Pratt University
Artist talk.
Mar Ithaca College
Artist talk.
Bangladesh Human Rights 2006
Ain o Salish Kendra, Dhaka
Annual Report
Visualization of Secrecy
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Artist panel
Feb 27 Looking For Cracks: Penn Station Kills Me
Architecture students collective, Dhaka
Art & Censorship
Cooper Union, New York
Artist panel
Jan 18 In Eye Of Media Storm
Here Arts Center, New York
Panel with Radhika Subramaniam (LMCC), Esther Kaplan (God on Their Side) and Sean Barry (CHAMP)
Continental Drift 2
16 Beaver, New York
Weekend discussions
Politics of Image
Staedelschule, Frankfurt
Theater der Welt
Talk w/ Walid Raad
Home Works III
Ashkal Alwan, Beirut
Artist talk presented by Walid Raad
Finnish Embassy, Stockholm
Kiasma Museum, Helsinki
Helsinki Process
Finlandia Hall, Helsinki
Media NGO-level meeting
Performance Studies International
University of London
Artist talk with Coco Fusco
Faith & Identity
Whitworth Gallery, Manchester
Panel with David Bailey
Hyphenated Identities
Bengal Gallery, Dhaka
Sarai Center, Delhi
Asia 21
Asia Society, Seoul
Is Your Gatorade Breeding Terrorists
Cornell University, Ithaca
Hyphenated Identities
Mess Hall, Chicago