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Rijksakademie Residency Amsterdam (2016-2017), Netherlands
Sacatar Instituto, Bahia, 2014, Brazil
Gasworks, London, 2013, UK
ARCUS Project, Ibaraki, 2012, Japan
Casa Dell'Arte Residency, 2012, Turkey
Akademie Schloss Solitude Fellowship, Stuttgart, (2011-2012), Germany

Solo Exhibitions

“We are what we eat” at Grey Noise, 2013, Dubai
“I won’t leave you till I die” Akademie Schloss Solitude, 2012, Germany and Grey Noise Lahore, 2011, Pakistan
“In the time of telling” Grey Noise Lahore, 2010, Pakistan

Selected Group Exhibitions

Directing the Real, VISIO. European Programme on Artists’ Moving Images, Sala delle Carrozze, Palazzo MediciRiccardi, 2017 Florence, Italy.
RijksakademieOPEN 2017, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, 2017 The Netherlands.
Set in Motion, IDFA at the Eye Museum, Amsterdam 2017, The Netherlands
la pensÚe du tremblement at Les Grands Voisins, Paris 2017, France
Tableaux Vivants, Foundation Etrillard, Paris 2017, France
Planet 9, Kunsthalle Daramstdt, 2017, Germany
Contour Biennale 8, Mechelen, 2017, Belgium
Transformations, Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, 2017, Netherlands
The Open Hand at Gujral Foundation, Jor Bagh, New Delhi, 2017, India
Yinchuan Biennial, Yinchuan, 2016 , China

“Syntax and Society” at The Abraaj Group Art Prize 2016. Dubai
“Time of Others” at Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 2016, Australia
“Time of others” at Singapore Art Museum (SAM), 2015. Singapore
FIVA 05 at the National Library, Buenos Aires, 2015. Argentina
“Time of others” at National Museum of Art Osaka (NMAO), 2015. Japan
Art Prize CBM at Premio Carlo Bonatto Minella, Turin, 2015-2016. Italy
“Ich und Du” at The Hospitalhof, Stuttgart, 2015. Germany.
“Time of others” at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), 2015. Japan.
Alchemy at Southbank Center, London, 2014. UK.
Les Rencontres Internationales, at GaţtÚ Lyrique and Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2014, France.
“Des hommes, des mondes”, college des bernardins, Paris, 2014, France.
“At Intervals” Cooper Gallery Project Space, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, 2014, UK
Survival Kit Festival, Umeň, 2013. Sweden
“PARALLEL VIENNA 2013” Video program by Galerie Utopia, Vienna, 2013, Austria
18o Festival Internacional de Arte ContemporÔnea Sesc_Videobrasil, SŃo Paulo, 2013. Brazil
Sharjah Biennial 11, 2013. Sharjah
Art Dubai, (with Grey Noise, Dubai), 2013. UAE
LISTE 18, Basel (with Grey Noise, Dubai), 2013. Switzerland
V-Kunst, Frankfurt, 2013. Germany
‘Rencontres Internationales’ at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2012, France
APT 7, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 2012, Australia
Melancholy in Progress-2012 Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition organized by the Hong-Gah Museum, 2012, Taiwan
Inaugural Show, Broad Museum, MSU, Michigan, 2012, USA
The Garden of Eden, Video Program at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2012, France
III Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow, 2012, Russia
The first AIVA 2012 Angelholm International Video Art Festival, 2012, Sweden
‘Hidden & Forbidden Identities’, Venice, 2012, Italy
‘The Divided Self’ , Slought Foundation, 2012, USA
‘RÍMER #11 – A CLOSER VIEW’, R÷merstra▀e 2, Stuttgart, 2012, Germany
‘Rencontres Internationales’ @ GA╬T╔ LYRIQUE, Paris, 2011, France
India Art Summit, New Delhi, 2010, India
‘The Rising Tide’ , Karachi, 2010, Pakistan
Cairo Film Festival, Cairo, 2010, Egypt

Selected Artist Talks

Thank you for coming, F3 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldrof 2016, Germany
A memory, a monument, a material, Harvard University, Cambridge 2015, USA
Contemporary Art Talks, Goldsmiths University London 2013, UK


VISIO Young Talent Acquisition Prize (3rd edition), 2017, Florence Italy.
The Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) Production Programme Grant 2016, Sharjah

Abraaj Group Art Prize shortlist, 2016, Dubai
South Asia Institute 2015 Emerging Artist Award, Harvard University 2015, USA
Art Prize CBM at Premio Carlo Bonatto Minella, Turin, 2015-2016, Italy
Award winner of 18th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil Prize, SŃo Paulo, 2013, Brazil
Awarded Filminute 2011 Jury Commendation for a Short Film 'Dot In the Line'.
Distinction in BFA Fine Arts, BNU 2010, Pakistan
Film “Gheera Chaasma” Nomination, at Zabist Film Fest Karachi, 2009, Pakistan
Best Actor Nomination, at YPAF 2007, Pakistan
Three Best Director Awards, Kalakar HUM TV, 2007 Pakistan
Two Best Performance Awards, Kalakar HUM TV, 2007 Pakistan


Writer, Director, DOP and Producer, Short Film Moonlight Midnight 2015
Writer, Director, DOP and Producer, Short Film Dot in the line 2011
Writer, Director and Producer, Tele Film Thuug 2009
Actor and Art Director, Tele Film Bhuto 2009
Writer and Director and Producer, Short Film Gheera Chaasma 2008
Writer and Director, Short Film Hitch 2008
Writer and Director, Tele Film Naamod 2008
Writer and Director “ Aurre Jayaa Gaa”, Kabir Festival, Kabir Project 2007


Pollinatary Project by Chatwin: Martin, project of WWF Pakistan and Art Council England, 2008


Director, Aki or Aki Giyaara, Annual Play CMH Medical Collage, Lahore, 2008, Pakistan
Writer and Director, 300, Nestle Annual Function, PC Lahore, 2008, Pakistan
Actor, Writer and Director, 8 Bajaay, YPAF 2008, Lahore, Pakistan
Writer and Director, “Just Like Hitler”, YPAF 2008, Lahore, Pakistan
Actor, Writer and Director, Waasaq, YPAF 2007 Lahore, Pakistan
Actor, Writer and Director, Meter Reader, Kalakar, HUM TV, 2007, Pakistan
Actor, Writer and Director, Love Story, Kalakar, HUM TV, 2007, Pakistan
Actor, Writer and Director, Ikhtaalaf, Kalakar, HUM TV, 2007, Pakistan