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Seher Shah

(b. 1975) Born in Karachi in 1975, Seher Shah has lived in several different countries including Pakistan, the United Kingdom, Belgium, and the United States. Shah graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, in 1998. The artist’s solo exhibitions include, most recently, ‘Radiant Lines’ at Nature Morte, Berlin, in 2012; ‘Paper to Monument’ at Nature Morte, New Delhi, in 2009; ‘Jihad Pop’ at Bose Pacia Gallery, New York, in 2008; and ‘The Black Star’ at Momenta Art, Brooklyn, in 2007. Her work has also been a part of several group exhibitions including ‘ The Phenomenal World’ at Otto Zoo, Generva in 2012; ‘Cynical Love : Life in the Everyday’ at the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi, in 2012; ‘How Nations are Made’ at Green Cardamom, London, in 2009; ‘The Last Sessions’ at the Flemish Cultural Center, Amsterdam, in 2009; ‘Bad Moon Rising’ at Galerie Sans Titre, Brussels, in 2009; and ‘The Labyrinth Wall: From Mythology to Reality’ at Exit Art, New York, in 2008. In 2007, Shah was voted one of the most significant emerging artists by Frieze Magazine. Seher Shah lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.