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SCREENINGS | INSTALLATIONS
2012: "Shisha (Mirror)". Media City Film Festival, Windsor, ON.
2011: "Housing a Home". Installation and public intervention, Urban occupation / Urbaines, Montreal, QC.
2010: "Amanat". 4th Cairo Film Festival, Cairo, Egypt.
2010: "Amanat". Regent Park Film Festival, Toronto, ON.
2010: "Amanat" and "27,000 Frames". STEM Cell: the Sub Terranean Media Arts Festival, Edmonton, AB.
2009: "City Green". Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF), Toronto, ON.
2009: "Amanat" screening for MONEY PROJECT at Cool Hand of a Girl, Toronto, ON.
2008: “Karachi: Alif Bay Pay”. 35 Channel Video Installation, IVS Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan.
2008: “Atan”. Edges Video Festival, MediaNet, Victoria, BC.
2008: "Hill Station". d2d=direct to documentation, 7th International 7a*11d Performance Art Festival, Toronto, ON.
2008: "27,000". Narrative Short Film + Video Festival, California State University, Chico.
2007: Gallery Lambton, First Friday Video Screening Series, Sarnia, ON.
2007: "Atan". Regent Park Film Festival, Toronto, ON.
2007: "Baghdad 1001". REHAB: 9th Annual Parkdale Film and Video Showcase, Toronto, ON.
2007: "Baghdad 1001". OK.MILITIA: Jakarta Video Festival, Indonesia.
2007: "Baghdad 1001". New Jersey Independent South Asian Cine Fest. USA.
2007: "Scripts for War." Video installation at Factory Theatre, Toronto, ON.
2006: "Peace Taxi". Citizen Shift: Free Range Media for Social Change- National Film Board of Canada.
2005: "27,000 Frames" and "Mona Lisa" . Medal Winners Installation/Screening. OCAD, Toronto, ON.
2005: ‘Go West’. OCAD Juried Thesis Exhibition. Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON.
2004: "Peace Taxi" screening at Artsweek, 401 Richmond, Toronto, ON.
2004: "Peace Taxi" screening at Royal Ontario Museum as part of South Asian Heritage Month, Toronto, ON.
2004: "Peace Taxi" screening at Regent Park Film Festival, Toronto, ON.
2003: 3rd Year Juried Exhibition. Jackman Hall, AGO, Toronto, ON.
2003: "Control" screened at The March Goes On- OCAD, Toronto, ON.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011:AGW Biennial, Art Gallery of Windsor, curated by IAIN BAXTER& Windsor, ON.
2011: Work It! SB Contemporary Art, Windsor, ON.
2011: DOUBLETAKE, A Space, 401 Richmond, Toronto, ON.
2011: MINNING, SOVA Projects Gallery, (LeBel) University of Windsor. Curated by Lydia Burggraaf
2011: MAKE IT WORK: Creativity in the Great Recession, SOVA Projects Gallery, (LeBel) University of Windsor. Curated by Amanda White and Mike Marcon.
2010: The Rising Tide- New Direction in Art from Pakistan 1990-2010, Mohatta Palace Museum, Karachi, Pakistan. Curated by Naiza Khan.
2010: Drift Lines/À la dérive, articule, Montréal, QC.
2010: Put the Moves On, Ed Media Centre, Guelph, ON.
2009: ISHQ VISHQ, IVS Gallery, Indus Valley School of Art, Karachi Pakistan.
2008: Writing Home About Home, IVS Gallery, Vasl International Artists' Collective, Pakistan.
2007: (pre)occupation, Garage installation at Alleyjaunt, Toronto, ON.
2004: NO SIGN OF ART, OCAD, Toronto. “March Goes On” curated by Tania Arsalan.
2003: PEACE TAXI. Site-Specific intervention in Toronto Taxis, curated by Cyrus Irani.
2011: THRUM- interactive performance with Noiseborder, Studio A, Lambton Tower, University of Windsor.
2010: REAL WORLD - VIRTUAL TOURS- performance and installation. ECLECTIK 2010, MAI, Montreal, QC.
2007: BANFF TO BANKHEAD- performance and site specific intervention. Banff, Bankhead, AB.
2007: HILL STATION- an interactive public performance. Banff, Alberta.
2007: SNOWBANK- group performance led by Diane Borsato for the Art Gallery of York University. Toronto, ON.
2005: SAVAC SEVEN – photo-based intervention with SAVAC as part of TAAFI, Toronto, ON.
2004: November: FRAME- performance at OCAD main entrance, Toronto, ON.
2004: October: (GUARD)IAN- performance at Toronto Alternative Art Fair International (TAAFI).
-- Alleyjaunt Joyride by Sheila Gostick, NOW Magazine, August 16-22, 2007.
-- Cabbie art show is a gas by Leah Rumack, The National Post, August 9, 2003.
-- Cabbies give art a chance by Rebecca Caldwell, The Globe and Mail, August 9, 2003.
Member of Articule Board of Directors, Montreal, 2008- 2010.
Member of Ministry of Walking, 2007 - present.
Member of SAVAC (South Asian Visual Arts Collective), 2001- 2009.
Member of SAVAC Programming Committee, 2001- 2007.
Member of SAVAC Board of Directors, 2002-2006.
ARTIST TALKS | PRESENTATIONS
2010: Artist talk, Video Art: Creative Communication, Atwater Library, Montreal, QC.
2009: Member's Presentation, articule, Montreal, QC.
2008: Artist talk, Indus Valley School of Art, Karachi, Pakistan.
2007: Member's Presentation, SAVAC, Toronto, ON.
2004: Artist talk, Royal Ontario Museum/Asian Heritage Month, Toronto, ON.
2009 Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Visual Arts Grant, Toronto.
2004-07 MONITOR: SAVAC’s International South Asian Short Film & Video program, Toronto.
2005-07 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grants, Toronto.
AWARDS | GRANTS
2012: Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant.
2012: Dr. Ross H. Paul Scholarship in Graduate Studies, University of Windsor.
2012: A.R. and E.G. Ferris Awards, University of Windsor.
2011: Graduate Student Society Scholarship, University of Windsor.
2010: Visual Arts MFA entrance award, University of Windsor.
2008: Canada Council Travel Grant for Media Artists.
2007: Most Meaningful -The Children's Choice Awards.
2005: Birks Medal and Award.
2005: M. Joan Chalmers Scholarship.
2005: Ontario College of Arts and Design Medal.
2005: Nora E. Vaughan Award.
2005: Canada Millennium Scholarship
2004: SAVAC Most Valuable Volunteer Award.
EDUCATION | RESIDENCIES
MFA Fine Arts, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON , 2010–2012.
Diasporics International Artists' Residency, Vasl International Artists' Collective, Karachi Pakistan, Fall 2008.
Walking and Art Residency, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff Alberta, September- November 2007.
Associate of Ontario College of Art & Design Diploma (Integrated Media Program) OCAD, Toronto 2001-2005.
BSc. (Civil Engineering), University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan. 1989-1993.
Tate Modern Liverpool.
VASL (Artist run center), Karachi
Private Collections, Pakistan and Canada.
Updated May 2012