Bouchra Khalili

Wednesday, February 20, 6:00 p.m.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Rubloff Auditorium
230 S. Columbus Dr., Chicago, IL
United States

Presented in partnership with the Society for Contemporary Art and SAIC’s Office of Multicultural Affairs

Bouchra Khalili is a Berlin-based Moroccan French artist working with film, video, installation, photography, and prints. Khalili’s practice articulates language, subjectivity, orality, and geographical explorations. Each of her projects investigates strategies and discourses of resistance as elaborated, developed, and narrated by members of political minorities.

Khalili’s recent solo exhibitions include, Blackboard, National Gallery of Jeu de Paume, Paris (2018), Tempest Society & Twenty-Two Hours, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany (2018); Bouchra Khalili, Association of Visual Artists Vienna Secession, Vienna (2018); Living Labour, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio (2017); The Mapping Journey Project, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2016); Foreign Office at Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2015); Garden Conversation, MACBA, Barcelona, Spain (2015), and Living Labour, Pérez Art Museum Miami (2013–14). Her work has been included in collective exhibitions and biennials, such as Documenta 14; Triennale di Milano (2017); Telling Tales, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney (2016); The Future of History, Kunsthaus Zürich (2015); Positions, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands (2014); Here and Elsewhere, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (2014), and The Encyclopedic Palace, 55th Venice Biennale (2013). She was nominated for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation's Hugo Boss Prize 2018, and for the Artes Mundi 8 Prize, 2018. In 2017 she was awarded a Radcliffe Institute Fellowship and an Ibsen Award. 

Bouchra Khalili's website

“Twenty-Two Hours: Bouchra Khalili & Hendrik Folkerts in Conversation,” Mousse Magazine

Peetz, John Arthur. “Bouchra Khalili,” Artforum

Fraser, Holly. “Bouchra Khalili,” Hunger

Latimer, Quinn. “Disregard the Forms: The Mapping Journey Project,” Online Brochure, MOMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Khalili, Bouchra. “Portfolio: Bouchra Khalili,” Frieze