A working session involving screenings, conversations and actions responding to the themes within Speaking Nearby.
Shama Khanna is an independent curator, educator and writer based in London. Since 2013 she has curated ‘Flatness’ (flatness.eu), a multi-format research and commissioning project engaging in ideas around the screen-based image and immaterial culture after the internet. She has presented screening and discussion events relating to Flatness at international venues including Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Chisenhale Gallery in London, Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Moderna Museet, Malmö, Western Front, Vancouver, Microscope, New York, Rupert, Vilnius and several others.
She has curated more than 70 artists' projects and commissions both independently and as part of collaborations with The Showroom, E:vent Gallery, BFI London Film Festival, and LUX /ICA Biennial of Moving Images in London, Spike Island in Bristol, Outpost in Norwich, Tramway in Glasgow, P.S. 1 and PERFORMA in New York, Documenta14 in Athens and others.
In 2017 Khanna collaborated with German curatorial collective super_filme, to produce ‘warehouse’, a intensive four month programming project. The project comprised an online platform (warehouse.indutstries), a series of events and workshops in Germany, UK and Spain, a digital residency programme and publication. She currently teaches at Kingston University and University of the Arts, London and writes for arts magazines and journals including Art Monthly and The White Review and I co-edit Aorist magazine with 7 other writers based internationally.
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