After receiving her BFA from the National College of Arts in Lahore, Aisha Khalid spent two years at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam in 2002. Her video and multi-media work combines multiple temporal, spatial, cultural, political and aesthetic references. Over the last decade she has had solo exhibitions in Pakistan, the US, India and the UK and has participated in numerous group shows including the 2009 Venice Biennale.

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 10


Khalid, Aisha

Kashmiri Shawl

Through Aisha Khalid’s labour-intensive process of inserting pins through a layer of two shawls, Kashmiri Shawl inspires contradictory responses.

Khalid, Aisha

Pattern to Follow

In Aisha Khalid’s Pattern to Follow series, the artist devises a contemporary approach to painting classical Islamic geometric patterns.