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Exhibitions

August - December 2017
"The Land in Between"
Group Show curated by Samantha Ripa di Meana
Roots Contemporary Gallery, Kenya

11 May - 14 May 2017
Uniforms for "Pop-Up Store L'EQUIPPEE"
Le Perchoir, Paris

17 Oct - 16 Dec 2016
UNI-FORM/MULTI-FORM (or mistaken identity)
Curated by Samantha Ripa di Meana, Roots Contemporary Gallery, Kenya

2 Nov - 29 Nov 2015
"PhotoWerkBerlin Award 2015 - Germany"
EyeContact - The 25 Shortlist

December 2012
"Tajikistan"
Humboldt University, Berlin

22 May - 24 May 2011
"Plastic Flowers Dancing in Russia's Backyard - Tajikistan
Gene Frankel Theatre, New York

Nura Qureshi is a photographer, and mixed media visual artist. Her photojournalism practice centers on historical documentation. In 2008, Qureshi was awarded a grant to travel to Cambodia and document survivors of the Khmer Rouge. She has also documented concentration camps in Europe, sites and participants of the Mau Mau resistance in Kenya, and medical missions in Ghana and Guatemala. In her art photography and mixed media work, Qureshi investigates sites and practices connected to humanity’s dark histories, such as those of war, colonialism, and genocide. Based on archival and interview research, Qureshi’s work explores themes related to collective memory, the historical archive, and people’s relationships with their shared past.

 

15 May - 11 Jul 2011
"Biennial Juried Photography Exhibit 2010"
Edward Hopper House, Nyack, New York

7 October 2009 & June 2010
"Underwater New York"
Proteus Gowanus Gallery, New York
The Frying Pan, New York

15 Jan - 19 Apr 2008
7-Sep - 23 Sep 2007
"Diversity of Devotion: Celebrating New York's Spiritual Harmony"
Safe-T Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn Public Library

13 Feb - 21 Apr 2007
7 Oct - 3 Nov 2006
"Footprint: Portrait of a Brooklyn Neighbourhood"
2006 Brooklyn Arts Council Community Arts Grant Recipient
Brooklyn, New York

October 2007
"Sudamerica - Un Solo Pueblo"
Bürgerhaus (Cultural Center) Bremen, Germany

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