Bouchra Khalili

Bouchra Khalili is a Moroccan-born Berlin-based visual artist. Her work in film, installation, photography and printmaking has been shown internationally at exhibitions including documenta 14, the 55th Venice Biennal, the 18th Sydney Biennal, the 10th Sharjah Biennal, the 6th Marrakech Biennal and the 8th Goteborg Biennal.

Selected solo exhibitions include Poets and Witnesses, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2019; Blackboard, Jeu de Paume National Gallery, Paris; The Tempest Society / Twenty-Two Hours, Museum Folkwang, Essen; Bouchra Khalili, Secession, Vienna, all 2018; The Mapping Journey Project, MoMA, New York, 2016; Bouchra Khalili, PAMM Miami, 2013-14; Garden Conversation, MACBA, Barcelona; and Foreign Office, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, both 2015.

Khalili has been the recipient of several awards including the Ibsen Awards, 2017; the Abraaj Group Art Prize, 2014; the Sam Art Prize, 2013-15. In 2017-18 she was a fellow at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She was a finalist of the Guggenheim’s Hugo Boss Prize 2018 and the Artes Mundi Prize 2018.

A long-time educator, Khalili is currently a Professor of Contemporary Art at Oslo National Art Academy, and a founding member of La Cinémathèque de Tanger, an artists-run non-for-profit organisation promoting film culture in Northern Morocco.


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