Amin Rehman / Other Histories @ The New Gallery, Calgary [from 7 to 21 July]

Amin Rehman / Other Histories


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7 - 21
July
20:00 - 18:00

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The New Gallery
208 Centre St. SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 2B6
The New Gallery is pleased to present our new Main Space exhibition, «Other Histories», by Amin Rehman.

Join us for the opening reception, taking place on Friday, July 7 at 8PM.

The exhibition will be on view until Saturday, August 5, 2017. Attendance is free and all are welcome.

Amin Rehman (Toronto, ON) is a multidisciplinary visual artist who has been exhibiting since the 1980s. Rehman’s interests are primarily drawn from his experience of living in Pakistan and Canada. His work engages with and comments on the current effects of neo-colonialism and globalization, encompassing multiple artistic mediums such as installation, painting, video and neon. Originally from Pakistan, he studied at the National College of Arts (Lahore, PK), the University of Punjab (Lahore, PK), the University of Manchester (UK), and the University of Windsor (ON). Rehman has exhibited extensively in exhibitions and festivals across Canada and abroad. Recent exhibitions and awards include; the Art Gallery of Regina (2014); the McIntosh Gallery at the University of Western Ontario (2012); the Art Gallery of Mississauga (2011); the Queens Museum of Art in New York (2009); with multiple Ontario Arts Council and Toronto Arts Council grants awarded between 2008 to 2017. Rehman was the recipient of Chalmers Fellowship Award in 2008, and named Artist of the Year in 2005 by the South Asian Visual Arts Collective. This fall, Rehman will be working on the Acme Artist Residency project in London, England.

For more information on this exhibition, including an exhibition essay by Nadia Kurd, visit our website: thenewgallery.org/other-histories
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