Mr. Moonis Shah, Alumnus (2013-2017 Batch) of UMISAA from India Exhibiting- Anarchic Archive: Spectres of Inconsistencty
Margaret Lawrence Gallery -
19th February 2021
Moonis Ahmad, born in Srinagar, Kashmir is an interdisciplinary artist who works with hybrid practices involving mediums like video, photography, painting, programming and installation. He has shown his work at various exhibitions nationally and internationally such as his solo show at Rohtas Gallery Lahore in (Dec-Jan) 2016-17; Group Show “Sleepless Constellations” at 1×1 Gallery, Dubai 2017; Group Show “Past as Present”, at Ghandara Art Space 2017, Group Show “A Million Mutinies Later – India at 70”, at Turner House, Cardiff, UK and through his participations in “New Wight Biennale”, UCLA, USA as Seh Rang Collective (Sept’16); “Close Together” Borderlines Production, Texas, United States 2014; “Borders and Disorders” Venice Art House 2015. He has also participated in a residential programme “The Shifting Place: Understanding Territorialities: Identity, Place & Possession” at UNIDEE, Cittadelarte 2016, where he was fully funded by EU.
Ahmad was a UMISAA ( UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute of South Asian Arts ) scholar at Beaconhouse National University, Lahore and graduated in Fine arts (BFA) with a Gold Medal majoring in Digital Arts. Ahmad is also a recipient of VCA Access Mentorship Program at the University of Melbourne. Currently, he is a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Melbourne and is a recipient of Australian Graduate Research and Training Programme scholarship.