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Nationality Pakistani-Canadian
Born b. 1985

Mariam Magsi

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Mariam Magsi is a Pakistani-Canadian contemporary artist working in photography, performance, video, sound, installation, documentary, poetry and other arts. Magsi holds an MFA from OCAD University in Interdisciplinary Art, Media and Design. Magsi's practice focuses on cultural research, intersectional feminism, South Asian Diaspora, contemporary Islam, gender, sexuality and migration.

Lot number
#22
Artwork
Artwork: Where is Home?
Artist:
Mariam Magsi
Title and Year:
Where is Home? | 2017-2019
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  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2014
    TRANS:formation Solo Show
    Process Gallery, Toronto, Canada

     

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2020
    (re)presenting the Diaspora
    OCAD University, Toronto, Canada

    2019
    (mis)interpreted
    Daniels Spectrum Gallery, Toronto, Canada

    Ghosts & Matter
    Glory Hole Gallery with Trinity Square Video, Toronto, Canada

    In Print
    Pen & Brush Foundation, New York, New York

    Little Islands Festival
    Greece

    Tilt Shift
    Koffler Centre of the Arts, Toronto, Canada

    The Doll Project
    Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Canada

    Salon 44
    Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, Canada

    TRANS:formation
    Queer Moving Image, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    2018
    Emergence Symposium
    Humber College, Toronto, Canada

    (mus)interpreted
    Artscape Youngplace, Toronto, Canada

    Art & Storytelling: SPEAK UP!
    Sheridan Galleries, Brampton, Canada

    50×50
    Contact Festival, Toronto, Canada

    Jahez | Dowry
    Art Gallery of Mississauga, GTA, Canada

    Purdah | Shui with Eric Chengyang
    Glory Hole Gallery, Toronto, Canada

    Liminal Forms
    OCAD University, Toronto, Canada

    Response
    A.Smith Gallery, Texas

    The Portrait
    Praxis Gallery and Photographic Art Centre, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    2017
    The Public
    AGO-Art Gallery of Ontario, Y+ Contemporary, Toronto, Canada

    X, Y & Zed
    Glory Hole Gallery, Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada

    Mourning
    AGO-Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

    Purdah, MFA Thesis Show
    OCAD University, Toronto, Canada

    The (Un)Othered Body
    205 Richmond W, Toronto, Canada

    2016
    LOGS
    Y+ Contemporary, Toronto, Canada

    2015
    TRANS:formation Group Show
    Open Studio, Sudbury, Canada

    TRANS:formation Group Show
    John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Canada

    Lines Group Show
    Darkroom Gallery, Essex, Vermont

    2014
    Group Show
    Gallery 44, Toronto, Canada

    Contact Photography Festival
    OCAD Gallery, Toronto, Canada

    City Love
    Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, Canada

    2013
    Fear
    Project Gallery, Toronto, Canada

    Group Show
    Gallery Hittite, Toronto, Canada

    The Geometric State
    Artisans At Work Gallery, Toronto, Canada

    2012
    Connection Lost
    Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Canada

    2011
    Not Quite How I Remember It Performance
    Power Plant Gallery, Toronto, Canada

    Tactical media
    Queen West Art Crawl, Toronto, Canada

  • 2017
    OCAD University
    MFA, Interdisciplinary Art, Media & Design, Toronto, Canada

    2015
    George Brown College
    Digital Photography Diploma, Continuing Studies, Toronto, Canada

    2008
    University of Toronto
    BFA with Honours in Studio Art & English Literature, Toronto, Canada

  • 2019
    Emerging Individual Visual Arts Grant, Toronto Arts Council

    2017
    Local & International Recognition & Creative Research Excellence Award, OCAD University

    2015
    First Place, Pride Photo Awards, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Third Place, Monochrome Awards

    2014
    Silver Award, San Francisco International Photography, San Francisco, California

    2012
    World Poetry Movement Publication Award
    Second Place Award, Tashadud Na Manzur, Pakistan