in collaboration with documenta 14 in Athens

Photo Credits: Centre Familial de Ben Aknoun, Ben Aknoun Area, Algiers  / Location of Katib Yacine’s house. Fig. 1: Théâtre de Verdure (C-Print, 2015. 100cmx120cm)
Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Polaris, Paris

Bouchra Khalili participated in the Occupy Atopos residency from September 8 to December 14 2016.

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

Khalili’s work is internationally exhibited. Her recent solo shows include “The Mapping Journey Project”, MoMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York, (2016), “Foreign Office”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2015), “Garden Conversation”, MACBA, Barcelona (2015), Living Labour, PAMM, Miami (2014). Her work is also included in international group exhibitions, such as at The Museum of Contemporary Art of Sydney  (2016),  the 8th Goteborg Biennale (2015), Kunsthaus, Zurich (2015), The New Museum, New York (2014), Van AbbeMuseum (2014), 55th Venice Biennale (2013), ZKM, Karlsruhe (2013), DAAD Galerie, Berlin (2013), “La Triennale – Intense Proximité”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2012), 18th Sydney Biennale (2012), 10th Sharjah Biennale (2011), among others.

She was the recipient of Abraaj Group Art Prize 2014, Sam Art Prize 2014, DAAD-Artists in Berlin (2012), Vera List Center for Art and Politics Fellowship (2011-2013).