Ancestry: Banurh, Patiala
Bani Abidi lives and works in Berlin and Karachi.
Her group exhibitions include: Documenta 13, Kassel; No Country: Art from South and South East Asia, Guggenheim Museum, NY; The Global Contemporary. Art Worlds After 1989, ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe; Blockbuster: Cinema for Exhibitions, MARCO, Monterrey;Where Three Dreams Cross – 150 Years of Photography from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; Xth Lyon Biennale: The Spectacle of the Everyday, France; 7th Gwangju Biennale 2008, Kwangju, South Korea; Singapore Biennale, Singapore (2006); Sub-Contingent- The South Asian Sub Continent in Contemporary Art, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy (2006); 3rd Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Fukuoka, Japan (2005); . Solo shows include: Then it ws moulded Anew, Experimenter Gallery, 2013; Bani Abidi – Baltic Center for Contemporary Art, 2011; Green Cardamom- London,2010; Project 88 – Bombay,2010; TPW Gallery- Toronto 2007, V.M Art Gallery, Karachi 2006. Her work is in the collections of the The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Tate Modern, London; the British Museum, London and the Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas among others.
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