Biography

English bio (version française plus bas):
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 internationally exhibited such as at documenta 14 (2017); “The Mapping Journey Project”, solo exhibition, MoMa, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2016); “Foreign Office”, solo show at Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2015); “Garden Conversation”, solo show at MACBA, Barcelona (2015); 8th Goteborg Biennale (2015); “Europe: The Future of History”, Kunsthaus, Zurich (2015); “Here & Elsewhere”, New Museum, New York (2014); “Positions”, Vanabbe Museum (2014); “The Opposite of the Voice-Over”, solo show at Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto (2013); “The Encyclopedic Palace”, International Exhibition of the 55th Venice Biennale (2013); “Living Labour”, solo show at PAMM, Miami (2013); “Bouchra Khalili”, solo show at DAAD Galerie, Berlin (2013); “Intense Proximity: La Triennale”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2012); the 18th Biennale of Sydney (2012); and the 10th Sharjah Biennial (2011); among others.
She was the recipient of “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 for 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.

French Bio:
Bouchra Khalili (née en 1975 à Casablanca), est une artiste franco-marocaine 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.
Bouchra Khalili a participé à de nombreuses expositions, telles que récemment: documenta 14 (2017); “The Mapping Journey Project”, exposition personnelle, MoMa, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2016); “Foreign Office”, exposition personnelle, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2015); “Garden Conversation”, exposition personnelle, MACBA, Barcelone (2015);  8th Goteborg Biennale (2015); “Europe: The Future of History”, Kunsthaus, Zurich (2015); “Here & Elsewhere”, New Museum, New York (2014); “The Opposite of the Voice-Over”, exposition personnelle, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto (2013); “The Encyclopedic Palace”, Exposition Internationale de la 55ème Biennale de Venise (2013); “Living Labour”, exposition personnelle PAMM, Miami (2013); “La Triennale”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2012); 18ème Biennale de Sydney (2012); et la 10ème Biennale de Sharjah (2011); parmi d’autres.
Elle a reçu plusieurs prix et distinctions, dont : “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).