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Moonis Ahmad Shah | Studio Residency 2018

Switzerland | Visual Art

27 April - 23 July 2018 — Visual Art

Moonis Ahmad, born in Srinagar Kashmir is an interdisciplinary artist who works with hybrid practices involving mediums like video, photography, painting, programming and installation. He has shown his work at various exhibitions nationally and internationally such as his solo show at Founders Gallery University of Melbourne 2018, Rohtas Gallery Lahore in (Dec-Jan) 2016-17; Group Show “Boxed Light” at Mars Gallery, Melbourne “Sleepless Constellations” at 1×1 Gallery, Dubai 2017; Group Show “Past as Present”, at Ghandara Art Space 2017, Group Show “A Million Mutinies Later – India at 70”, at Turner House, Cardiff, UK and through his participations in “New Wight Biennale”, UCLA, USA as Seh Rang Collective (Sept’16); “Close Together” Boderlines Production, Texas, United States 2014; “Borders and Disorders” Venice Art House 2015. He has also participated in a residential programme “The Shifting Place: Understanding Territorialities: Identity, Place & Possession” at UNIDEE, Cittadelarte 2016, where he was fully funded by EU. Moonis Ahmad was a UNESCO, (United Nations Madanjeet Institute of South Asian Arts) UMISAA scholar at Beaconhouse National University, Lahore and graduated in Fine arts (BFA) with a Gold Medal majoring in Digital Arts with CGPA of 3.96/4. He also is a recipient of VCA Access Mentorship Program at the University of Melbourne. Currently, he is a Doctoral Candidate and an Academic Assistant at the University of Melbourne and is a recipient of Australian Graduate Research and Training Programme scholarship which fully funds his studies and living in Australia. He lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.

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