PARTICIPANT / Mehreen Murtaza

  • Name Mehreen Murtaza
  • Country Pakistan
  • Vocation Artist
  • Education Not Available
 

Mehreen Murtaza completed her BFA from Beaconhouse National University, Lahore in May 2008, received a post graduate diploma in teaching from Beaconhouse National University in 2009

Co-founder of Mantiq of the Mantis,
creative space & experimental publication house
Represented by Grey Noise, Dubai
and Experimenter, Kolkata

EDUCATION / TEACHING
2016-19 Associate Professor, Fine Arts Department,
National College of Arts, Lahore
2018 Visiting Professor, School of Visual Arts Department,
Beaconhouse National University, Lahore
2013- 14 Creating and Dispersing Universes that Work without Working
Jalal Toufic and Anton Vidokle, Home Workspace Program,
Ashkal Alwan, Beirut
2008 – 2009 Beaconhouse National University (Diploma in teaching),
Lahore, Pakistan
2004 – 2008 Beaconhouse National University (Bachelors in Fine Art),
Lahore, Pakistan
2016 ongoing co-founded and opened Mantiq of the Mantis, an alternative
creative space, experimental publishing house, private library Lahore, Pakistan

AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS
2015 Follow Fluxus Award – After Fluxus 2015,
Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Germany
2013
Royal Over-Seas League (ROSL) Arts Travel Scholarship,
Generator Projects, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath,
Scotland & London, UK
2009
Gasworks: The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust
Rangoonwala Foundation Award, London, UK
2008
Gold Medalist; Honors in Bachelor of Fine Art,
Beaconhouse National University, Lahore, Pakistan
2002 – 2004 Lahore Grammar School (A- Levels),
Regional Distinction in Advanced- Level Art, Lahore, Pakistan

RESIDENCIES / WORKSHOPS / SYMPOSIUMS
2019
Parasites and Parafictions
Story Sharing Initiative organized by Citizens Archive of Pakistan,
Shared_Studios, National History Museum, Lahore and
National Academy of Performing Arts, Karachi
2019
2018
“…how will you conduct yourself in the company of trees”:
an interdimensional journey into parafictions and para-sites,
Listening For The Future, a New North & South symposium in
association with Colombo Art Biennale, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Lahore Literary Festival 2018, Mixing Media: The agenda and
authenticity of popular history, Alhamra Art Center, Lahore
2018
Lahore Biennale 01, artSPEAK: artist talk on ‘…how will you conduct
yourself in the company of trees,’ Alhamra Art Center, Lahore
2015
Museum Global, Futur 3: Artist talk with Nora Lukacs Kunstsammlung
Nordrhein Westfalen, Düsseldorf
2015
Follow Fluxus Award – After Fluxus 2015,
Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden,Germany
2014 Fukuoka Asian Art Museum (FAAM) Art Exchange Program,
Fukuoka City, Japan
Impakt Works Residency, Utrecht, Netherlands
2013- 14
Creating and Dispersing Universes that Work without Working,
Jalal Toufic and Anton Vidokle, Home Workspace Program,
Ashkal Alwan, Beirut
Royal Over-Seas League (ROSL) Arts Travel Scholarship,
Generator Projects, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath,
Scotland & London, UK
2012 Sandarbh, The Jaipur Chapter in collaboration with
Neerja Modi Centre for Visual and Performing Arts, Jaipur, India
SITAC X (10th International Symposium on Contemporary Art Theory),
The Future: The Long Count Begins Again
T e a tro Julio Castillo, Centro Cultural del Bosques s/n, Mexico City
2010 Gasworks: The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust
Rangoonwala Foundation Award, London, UK
2008 VASL: International Artists’ Lahore Residency, Lahore, Pakistan
2007 UNESCO Photojournalism Workshop, Abbotabad, Jacobabad, Pakistan
2006 VASL: 13 Satellites I, Lahore, Pakistan
2005 Khoj: Coloring Outside The Lines, New Delhi, India

 

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