29 May-2 June – Rashid Rana (cancelled)
Rashid Rana (visit is cancelled)
Artistic Director Lahore Biennale 01 in 2017
Rashid Rana lives and works in Lahore. Distinct for his ideas, imagery and pictorial strategies, he has worked in dramatically different modes, such as paintings, stainless steel sculptures, video installation, photo-sculptures and photo mosaics. He has shown extensively at various public and private institutions all over the world including; Venice Biennale, Mohatta Palace Museum Karachi, Singapore Art Museum, Hong Kong Art Center, Cornerhouse Manchester, Musee Guimet Paris, Queensland Art Gallery Brisbane, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Whitechapel Gallery London, Saatchi Gallery London, Lower Belvedere Vienna, Asia Society Museum New York, National Fine Arts Museum Taichung, House of World Cultures Berlin, Kemper Art Museum St Louis, Fukuoka Museum of Art, Parallel to his art career he has been associated with academia for last two decades. He is the founding faculty member and currently the dean of the School of Visual Arts and Design at the Beaconhouse National University. He has recently been appointed as the artistic director of the first ever Lahore Biennale to be held in 2017.