about

 

 

 

Ayesha Sultana is an artist living and working in Dhaka.

 

 

CONTACT

ayeshasultanastudio@gmail.com

 

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS / PRESENTATIONS

 

2017     FIAC, Secteur Lafayette, Solo Booth, Paris, FR
2017     Making Visible, Experimenter, Hindusthan Road, Kolkata, IN
2016     A Space Between Things, Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, BD
2014     Blue Velvet, Galleria Valentina Bonomo, Rome, IT
2014     Outside the Field of View, Experimenter, Hindusthan Road, Kolkata, IN

 

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS / PRESENTATIONS


2018     
upcoming, 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT9), QAGOMA, Brisbane, AU
2018     upcoming, CONDO New York, NY
2018     New Configurations, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi, IN

2018     Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PRC
2018     Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
2018     Invitation to Action, Mubarak Haveli, Lahore Biennale 01, Lahore, PK
2018     I Wish To Let You Fall Out Of My Hands (Chapter II), Experimenter, Ballygunge Place, Kolkata, IN
2018     Planetary Planning, Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, BD
2018     India Art Fair, New Delhi, IN
2017     298 111, Silesian Museum, Katowice, PL
2017     Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PRC
2017     Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
2017     India Art Fair, New Delhi, IN
2016     Random, Britto Space, Dhaka, BD
2016     You Cannot Cross the Sea Merely by Staring at the Waves, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, AT
2016     11th Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju, KR
2016     Discoveries Section, Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PRC
2016     Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
2016     welcome to what we took from is the state, Queens Museum, New York, NY, US
2016     India Art Fair, New Delhi, IN
2015     Immateriality in Residue, Experimenter, Hindusthan Road, Kolkata, IN
2015     Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
2015     India Art Fair, New Delhi, IN
2015     Approaching Abstraction, Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai, IN
2015     1mile² Dhaka, Panch Bari, Shyam Bazaar, Dhaka, BD
2014     Ethereal, Leila Heller Gallery, New York, NY, US
2014     The Language of Human Consciousness, Athr Gallery, Jeddah, SA
2014     1134 – Lives Not Numbers, Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, Dhaka, BD
2014     B/Desh, Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, BD
2014     Samdani Art Award, Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, BD
2014     Listen Up! Delhi, Qutub Minar, Garden of Five Senses, New Delhi, IN
2014     Cross-Casting, BRITTO SPACE a contemporary art hub, Dhaka, BD
2012     Senses 7, Dhaka Art Center, Dhaka, BD
2012     ‘INexactly THIS’ Kunstvlaai: Festival of Independents 2012, Amsterdam, NL
2012     Freefall, Bengal Art Lounge, Dhaka, BD
2012     Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, BD
2012     SPACE, BRITTO SPACE a contemporary art hub, Dhaka, BD
2011     Longitude Latitude 4, Beauty Boarding, Dhaka, BD
2011     Hear Me Roar! thejamjar, Dubai, UAE
2011     FemLink Video-Collage, Eindoven, NL; Fitchburg US; Nicosi, CY
2010     Dhaka Safe and Sound, Dhaka Art Center, Dhaka, BD
2010     Sanjh, Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore, PK
2010     Rise to Ruin, Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore, PK
2010     Strange Days: the uncanny in contemporary Pakistani art, Drawing Room, Lahore, PK
2009     1mile² Dhaka, Bulbul Lalitkala Academy, Dhaka, BD
2009     Self as Other, Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore, PK
2008     Processing, Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore, PK
2008     Group Show, Unicorn Art Gallery, Karachi, PK
2007     Degree Show, Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore, PK

 

 

AWARDS / GRANTS

 

2016     Iaspis Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2014     Nominated, APBF Signature Art Prize
2014     Samdani Art Award, Dhaka Art Summit 
2007     Graduated with Distinction, Beaconhouse National University
2003  08     UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Scholarship Award, South Asia Foundation

 

 

RESIDENCIES

 

2018     upcoming, Artist-in-Residence, Bellas Artes Projects, Bataan, PH
2017     
Artist-in-Residence, Bellas Artes Projects, Bataan, PH
2016     Artist-in-Residence, Iaspis, Stockholm, SE
2014     Artist-in-Residence, Delfina Foundation, London, UK
2013     Curatorial Research Residency, Gasworks, London, UK
2008     VASL Artists’ Collective, Karachi, PK

 

 

ARTIST BOOKS

 

2018     Form Studies, Experimenter Books, Kolkata
2014     Napoli Drawings, Self-published, Dhaka

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2007 – 08     Post-graduate Diploma, Art Education, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore
2003 – 07     BFA with Distinction, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

2017     Tutor, Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, Dhaka
2015     Tutor, Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, Dhaka
2013     Guest Lecture, Dept. of English and Humanities, Brac University, Dhaka
2007  2009     Lecturer, School of Visual Arts and Design, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore