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The HAT Project 2006/07 is supporting 20 exchange fellowships between England, South Asia and Australia

Rashid Rana

Residency at Manchester Metropolitan University

Born in Lahore, Pakistan, 1968 • Lives and work in Lahore (and Toronto) • 2006 Residency and public art commission, SHISHA Manchester • Residency: Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester • 2003 International Artists of the year award; SAVAC(South Asian Visual Arts Collective); Hathor Prize, 9th Cairo International Biennale; Artist in residence, Gasworks, London • 2000 ARTLINK workshop, Sri Lanka • 1994 MFA, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston • 1992 BFA, National College of Arts, Lahore.

Selected Recent Solo Exhibitions • 2005 Philips Contemporary, Mumbai• 2004 Identical Views, Nature Morte, New Delhi; and V.M. Art Gallery, Karachi• 2000 Rohtas Gallery, Islamabad; Non-Sense, Zahoor ul Akhlaq Gallery, NCA, Lahore.

Selected Recent Group Exhibitions • 2006 Singapore Biennale; Art Basel, Switzerland; Art Taipei, Taiwan ; Beyond the Page: Contemporary Art from Pakistan, Asia House London and Manchester Art Gallery; Asian Contemporary Art Week, Gallery Korea, NY; Mirror Worlds, Institute of the Modern Art, Brisbane. • 2005 Bitmap: International Digital Photo Project, Loop, Korea; KOvideo: 1st Durban Video Festival, South Africa; 3rd Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan and Blackburn Museum UK; Three Person Show, Bose Pacia, New York; Mirror Worlds, Australian Centre for Photography; Beyond Borders, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai• 2004 Playing with a Loaded Gun, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany and Apexart, New York; LA Freewaves - Festival of film, video and new media, Geffen Contemporary - Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Art Summit IV Exhibit, National Gallery of Art, Jakarta; Along the X axis: Video Art from India and Pakistan, Apeejay Media Gallery, New Delhi; 10th Asian Art Biennale, Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka; 9th Cairo International Biennale, Cairo

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY • 2006 Atteqa Ali, Art Asia Pcific issue; 2005 Quddus Mirza, ‘Rashid Rana at Nature Morte’, in Flash Art (Milan), Issue 239; Zehra Jumabhoy ‘All in the Details’, TimeOut (Mumbai), Feb.• 2004 Kavita Singh, ‘Between the whole and the Parts’, in ArtIndia, Vol. 9; Lilly Wei, ‘The Cairo Effect’, Art in America

UPCOMING SHOWS Oct 2006 Grid <>Matrix | Kemper Art Museum | St Louis USA Oct 2006 Desi pop, Lille3000 Maison Folie-wazemmes, France Nov 2006 Group Exhibition | Gallery Vitamin | Turin | Italy Nov 2006 Inaugural Show- New venue for National Art Gallery | Islamabad | Pakistan Dec 2006 Asia Pacific Triennale | Queensland Gallery of Art | Australia Jan 2007 Solo Show | Nature Morte | New Delhi |India Mar 2007 Solo Show |Gellery Chemould | Mumbai | India