Art Talk: Haroon Mirza in Conversation with Diana Nawi

London-based artist Haroon Mirza joined PAMM Associate Curator Diana Nawi in conversation. Mirza is best known for his immersive installations that rely on a precise material vocabulary to challenge our perceptions of visual, auditory, and spatial phenomena.

Haroon Mirza received his BA from Winchester School of Art at the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, and an MA from both Goldsmiths at the University of London and Chelsea College of Arts, London. His work has been featured in exhibitions worldwide, including the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; Pivô, São Paulo; Nam June Paik Art Center, Seoul; Museum Tinguely, Basel; the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; Villa Savoye, Paris; the Hepworth Wakefield, United Kingdom; and Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, United Kingdom. He is the recipient of the Calder Prize, the Nam June Paik Art Center Prize, the Zurich Art Prize, and the Silver Lion of the 54th Venice Biennale.

Diana Nawi is associate curator at Pérez Art Museum Miami since 2012 where she has organized such exhibitions as Adler Guerrier: Formulating a PlotIman Issa: Heritage Studies, and Nari Ward: Sun Splashed, among others.

 

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