Performative Screenings #66: Sitara Abuzar Ghaznawi, bookshelf 3
Wed 26 Aug
18:00 - 21:00
with essays by Olamiju Fajemisin Semuel Lala and Michael Zimmermann Nils Amadeus Lange Sophia Rohwetter Sera Serpas The exhibition will be on view August 27 - September 12, 2020 Saturdays 5-8 pm and by appointment Sitara Abuzar Ghaznawi lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland. By investigating normalized notions of aesthetics, craft and folklore, shared knowledge and self-sustained economies, Sitara Abuzar Ghaznawi addresses classicist implications of taste and politics of aesthetics, questioning existing power-structures, her surroundings, and the narratives present in contemporary art. Recent group exhibitions: Édouard Monatssut, Paris (2019); Stars are Blind at LC Queisser, Tbilisi (2019); Room of Requirement at NEST, Zurich (2018) ; Les Urbaines, Espace Arlaud, Lausanne (2018); Rich, since my pinky points at me at Alienze, Lausanne; Dynamo Space, Zurich (2017); ODE at Reto, Zurich. She is nominated for the Kiefer Hablitzel│Göhner Art Prize 2019.
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