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SELECTED PROJECTS AND EXHIBITIONS

2019 Art and Music, Whitney Hall, Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville, KY

2019 Frame and Frequency: Fantastic Bodies, Visual Arts Center, Rockville, MD

2019 Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA

2018 Wilbur Laboratory, Mountain Lake Biological Station, University of Virginia, Pembroke, VA

2018 Floodwall Studios, Manchester, Richmond, VA

2017 Wilbur Hall, Mountain Lake Biological Station, University of Virginia, Pembroke, VA

2017 Homeward Bound, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA

2017 Floodwall Studios, Manchester, Richmond, VA

2016 Amplifications and Measures, Neil Britton Gallery, Virginia Wesleyan College, Norfolk, VA

2015 Recursion, Artprize, Grand Rapids Downtown Market, Grand Rapids, MI

2015 The New Unconscious, SciArt Center of New York, NY

2014 InLight, 1708 Gallery, Monroe Park, Richmond, VA

2013 RVA Art Festival, Historic Greater Richmond Transit Company Depot, Richmond, VA

2013 Rice River Center, Research Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University, Charles City, VA

2013 The Human Kind, The Cluster Project, Online Web Series

2013 Underlying Conditions, Carriage House, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

2013 InLight, 1708 Gallery, Canal Walk, Richmond, VA

2012 Centers, 423 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2012 Recursion, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA

2012 First Hour, Art 6, Richmond, VA

2011 Black Desk, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA

2010 The SOLA Project, ISHQ Fine Arts Gallery, Richmond, VA

2010 The SOLA Project, Edison, NJ

2009 Street Stories Project, Metro Art Space, Richmond, VA

2009 Broken City Series, Metro Art Space, Richmond, VA

2008 Spades Play, The Fire House Theatre, Richmond, VA

2008 The Street Stories Project, Firehouse Theatre, Richmond, VA       

2007 The Street Stories Project, Greater Richmond Transit Company Buses, Richmond, VA

2006 Print Show, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA

SELECTED SCREENINGS

2019 Festival All’ Improvviso, [SET.mefree] Dance & Movement on Screen, Bolgna, Italy

2018 Lewis Laboratory, Mountain Lake Biological Station, University of Virginia, Pembroke, VA

2017 The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy, Burgundy, France

2017 The Fine Arts Film Festival, Institute of Contemporary Art, Venice, CA

2017 The Big Muddy, Department of Cinema and Photography, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL

2017 Frame and Frequency, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Bogota, Columbia

2017 Frame and Frequency, Visual Arts Center, Baltimore, MD

2016 Dance Cinematic, Electric Cinema, FLATPACK Film Festival, Birmingham, UK

2016 Hull Independent Cinema, Hull, UK

2016 Richmond International Film Festival, Richmond, VA

2016 Layers #4 Fads and Freud, Dutch Art Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2016 Richmond International Film Festival, Richmond, VA

2016 New Media Film Festival, Los Angeles, VA

2015 Leeds 29th International Film Festival, Leeds, UK

2015 Animation Day in Cannes, Quebec Canada

2015 Yorkshire Dance, Everyman Cinema, Trinity Leeds, UK

2015 Antimatter [Media Art], Victoria, BC

2015 The Indie Gathering International Film Festival, Cleveland, OH

2015 The Moonrise Film Festival, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2015 Richmond International Film Festival, Richmond, VA

2015 All Media International Film Festival, Sacramento, CA

2015 The Accolades Global Film Competition, La Jolla, CA

2015 Manchester Film Festival, Official Selection, Experimental Film, Manchester UK

2015 Access Code Short Film Festival, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

2015 Extremely Shorts Film Festival, Houston, TX

2015 ANIMAZE – Montreal International Animation Film Festival, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2015 Twelve Gates Video Art Festival, Drexel University, Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, Philadelphia, PA

2014 We Have Never Been Modern, International Experimental Film and Video Exhibition, Dope Chapel, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

2013 Richmond Radicals Film Screening, Association of Moving Image Archivists, Richmond, VA

2013 Conference on the Image, Chicago Art Department Gallery, Chicago, IL

2012 Film and Video Series, Studio Two Three, Richmond, VA

RESIDENCIES, FELLOWSHIPS, & GRANTS

2018 Artist Residency, Art Lab, Mountain Lake Biological Station, University of Virginia, Pembroke, VA

2017 Artist Residency, Art Lab, Mountain Lake Biological Station, University of Virginia, Pembroke, VA

2015 Award, Best Film, Leeds International Film Festival, Leeds, UK

2015 Adjunct Research Grant, School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2015 Professional Fellowship, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

2015 Award of Merit, Accolades Global Film Competition, La Jolla, CA

2013 Graduate Research Grant, School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2010 Community Arts Residency, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2010 Fellowship Grant, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2008 Public Arts & Community Service Grant,  Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America, Richmond, VA

2007 Dean’s Award, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

The Bloomsbury Companion to Dance Studies, 2019

Keith Waits, Music and Risks, 2019

Bill Doolittle, Abrams and Artists Add Sights and Sounds for Louisville Orchestra, 2019

Marty Rosen, Art and Music, ‘adventurous’ combo for Abrams + LO, Leoweekly, 2019

Mariam Eqbal Opens New Avenues to Animation, Whitman Wire, 2018

Nicki Stein, The Silos Artist Collective, Whurk Magazine, 2018

The Gravity of the Situation, Culture Works, 2017

Art in Motion, Virginia Wesleyan Univeristy, 2016

International Journal of Screendance Studies, Field Perceptions, Ohio State University, 2016

The Case for Global Films: Leeds Film Festival Short Film Winners, 2015

Hamish MacPherson, “What are Screendance Competitions Even for? Response to the 2015 Leeds International Film Festival Screendance Competiton”, The International Journal for Screendance, 2015

Shiftwork: Unspooled, Leeds International Film Festival, 2015

“Art in Motion”, Amplifications and Measures, Neil Britton, 2015

Guy Madden, “The Review”, TIFF.40, Issue 09, November 22, 2015                  

“Glitch”, Please Hold Magazine, Issue 4, September 2015

“VideoFocus”, Stigmartpress, Art Press Biennial Edition, Stigmart 10, April 17, 2015

Paul Bond, “The Cluster Project: Artists against cluster bombing of civilians”, World Socialist Web Site, July 20, 2013

“Underlying Conditions”, VCU Scholar Compass, May 2013.

Karin Kapsidelis, “Muslims in Richmond strive to show true face of Islam”, Richmond Times Dispatch, September 7, 2011

Karin Kapsidelis, “Artist creates project to denounce terrorism”, Richmond Times Dispatch, January 8, 2010

“Zero Hour” with Tim Bowring, (interview) WRIR Radio, Richmond, VA, 2010

Article, Written on Cloth”, Style Weekly, January 14, 2009

Bob Paris, “As if Human”, Surfing the Spectacle, 2008

Press Release: 1708 Gallery, Art for All, The Examiner online, 2008

Michael Paul Williams, “VCU students’ moving exhibit tells stories of homeless” (feature), Richmond Times Dispatch, April 15, 2007

EDUCATION

2013    MFA, Kinetic Imaging, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2007    BFA, Communication Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

1997    Advance Level Studies, Cambridge University, British Council, Karachi, Pakistan