Film Screening and Talk by Haseeb Ahmed
2020 Earth Water Sky artist in residence Haseeb Ahmed (Sky) will present his film “The Wind Egg” and discuss his body of work, notably on particulates and the particular narratives carried by the wind, which is also the subject of his residency at Science Gallery Venice. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session open to the public, moderated by residency producer/curator Ariane Koek.
HASEEB AHMED (US) (b.1985) is a research-based artist from the US, now based in Brussels. He produces objects, site-specific installations, films, and writes. Often working collaboratively Ahmed integrates methodologies from the hard sciences into his art production. His recently completed Wind Egg Trilogy blends art and aeronautics, myth and technology, to create new narratives for the present. His work with the wind and science began during his Masters from the MIT Program in Art, Culture, and Technology completed in 2010. He is currently an artist in residence at Science Gallery Venice.