Alia Pathan

Alia Pathan is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, musician and researcher invested in the conditions of memory, technology and subjectivity in our socio-political landscape.

They have exhibited nationally and internationally including: Mount Florida Screenings at GoMA, “Material Cryptographies” at Tenderpixel London, Independent Art Spaces Festival Beijing, Sunscreen collateral project 56th Venice Biennale, 4th Moscow International Biennale of Young Art and LOOP Barcelona.

Alia Pathan is the recipient of numerous awards including 2 Arts Council Grants in 2017, the ASC Development Fund 2017, Red Mansion Art Prize Beijing Residency 2016, A-N Go and See Venice Bursary 2015, Goldsmiths/ICA Moscow Scholarship Residency 2014. Their pioneering research in the ‘White Tiger Project’ manifested as the first archive of second generation East African Asian Diaspora in UK focusing on women/non-binary/queer women’s stories from the second generation.

Their solo exhibition ‘Fire Rooster’ at ASC Gallery 2017 comprised opera, animation, film, audio and 4D sculpture to negotiate intra-cultural identity assembled through popular culture.

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Alia Pathan
Lacia Ch’Io Pianga / 04:33 / 2017 ▶
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