Asma Kazmi: Cranes & Cube and Other Works
Friday, Jun 30, 2017, 6:30PM
Lecture Hall
800 Chestnut Street
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Cranes & Cube and Other Works


Asma Kazmi will present her current on-going project called Cranes & Cube, which is a broad exploration of looking at the architecture, architectural heritage, and spatial practices of parts of the Islamic world. To contextualize Cranes & Cube in relation to her broader art practice, Kazmi will show a diachronic development of selected artworks as part of the presentation.

Kazmi creates transdisciplinary works where people, media, and objects come together. She has exhibited at venues such as the T2F Farar Gallery, Karachi; Taubman Museum of Art; Utah Museum of Contemporary Art; Queens Museum of Art, NY; Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley; Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis; H&R Block Space, Kansas City; Grand Arts, Kansas City; University of Missouri, St. Louis; The Guild Gallery, New York; Galerie Sans Titre, Brussels; and Gallery 400, University of Illinois. Kazmi has taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Kansas City Art Institute, and CalArts. Currently, she is an assistant professor at UC Berkeley. Kazmi was born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan.


Asma Kazmi, Cranes & Cube, 2017. Graphite on paper; 36 x 24 inches. Image courtesy of the artist.