Biography


English
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Bouchra Khalili is a Moroccan-French artist. Born in Casablanca, she later studied Film at Sorbonne Nouvelle and Visual Arts at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts de Paris-Cergy. She lives and works in Berlin and Oslo.
Working with film, video, installation, photography, and prints, Khaliliʼs practice articulates language, subjectivity, orality, and geographical explorations. Each of her projects investigates strategies and discourses of resistance as elaborated, developed, and narrated by individuals, often members of political minorities.

Khaliliʼs work has been subject to many international solo exhibitions, including recently at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2019); Museum Folkwang (2018); Jeu de Paume National Gallery, Paris (2018); Secession, Vienna (2018); Wexner Center for the Arts (2017); MoMa, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2016); Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2015); MACBA, Barcelona (2015); PAMM, Miami (2014-2013), among others.

Her work was also included in collective exhibitions and biennales, such as  documenta 14 and the Milano Triennale (2017); Telling Tales, MCA, Sydney (2016); The Future of History, Kunsthaus, Zurich (2015); Positions, Vanabbe Museum (2014); Here and Elsewhere, New Museum (2014); The Encyclopedic Palace, 55th Venice Biennale (2013); “Intense Proximity: La Triennale”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2012); the 18th Biennale of Sydney (2012); and the 10th Sharjah Biennial (2011); among others.

In 2018, she was nominated for the “Artes Mundi Prize 2018” and for the Guggenheim’s “Hugo Boss Prize 2018”.

She was the recipient of “Radcliffe Institute Fellowship”, Harvard University (2017-2018); “Ibsen Awards”, 2017; “Abraaj Group Art Prize”, (2014)”; “Sam Art Prize 2013-2015″, Sam Art Projects, Paris; “DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program” (2012); “Vera List Center for Art and Politics Fellowship” (The New School, New York, 2011-2013); “Villa Médicis Hors-les Murs” (2010); “Videobrasil Residency Award” (2009); “Image-Mouvement Grant” (French National Centre for the Arts, 2008); “Louis Lumière Award” (Film Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France, 2005). 

Among her affiliations: she is a Professor of Contemporary Art at The Oslo National Art Academy, and a founding member of La Cinémathèque de Tanger, an artist-run non-profit organization based in Tangiers, Morocco.


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Bouchra Khalili est une artiste franco-marocaine née à Casablanca et basée à Berlin et Oslo.
Élevée entre la France et le Maroc, elle a étudié le cinéma à la Sorbonne Nouvelle et est diplômée de l’École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts de Paris-Cergy.

Son travail en film, vidéo, installation, photographie et sérigraphie, articule langage, oralité, subjectivité et explorations géographiques. Chacun de ses projets peut s’envisager comme une plateforme depuis laquelle des membres de minorités peuvent articuler, proposer, mettre en oeuvre et partager, stratégies et discours de résistances élaborés depuis les marges.

Son travail a fait l’objet de nombreuses expositions personnelles, dont récemment : 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2019); Museum Folkwang (2018); Jeu de Paume, Paris (2018); Secession, Vienne (2018);
Wexner Center for the Arts (2017); MoMa, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2016); Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2015); MACBA, Barcelona (2015); PAMM, Miami (2014-2013), parmi d’autres.
Elle a participé à de nombreuses expositions internationales, telles que documenta 14 (2017); Milano Triennale (2017); Telling Tales, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (2016); The Future of History, Kunsthaus, Zurich (2015); Positions, Vanabbe Museum (2014);  “Here & Elsewhere”, New Museum, New York (2014); “The Encyclopedic Palace”, 55ème Biennale de Venise (2013); “La Triennale”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2012); 18ème Biennale de Sydney (2012); et la 10ème Biennale de Sharjah (2011).

Nominée pour le “Artes Mundi Prize 2018” et le Guggenheim’s “Hugo Boss Prize 2018”, e
lle a reçu plusieurs prix et distinctions, dont : “Radcliffe Institute Fellowship”, Harvard University (2017-2018); “Ibsen Awards”, Ibsen National Theater, Norway, 2017; “Abraaj Group Art Prize”, (2014)”; “Prix Sam pour l’Art Contemporain”, 2014, Sam Art Projects, Paris; “DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program” (2012); “Vera List Center for Arts and Politics Fellowship” (The New School, New York, 2011-2013); “Villa Médicis Hors-les Murs” (2010); “Videobrasil Residency Award” (2009); “Image-Mouvement” (CNAP, Paris, 2008); “Prix Louis Lumière” (Bureau du Film Documentaire, Ministère des Affaires Étrangères, France, 2005).