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Osman Khan

The Day After I Learned the World was Round


Thursday, January 29, 2015
5:10 pm


In-person Event

Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104


Penny Stamps Speaker Series
Open to the public
Free of charge
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Born in Pakistan but raised in New York, Osman Khan creates work that plays with themes of identity, home/​land, and social/​public space through participatory and performative installations and site-specific interventions. His work has been shown at the Shanghai Biennale; Zero1 Festival/​ISEA; Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam; Ars Electronica Center, Linz Austria; OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz Austria; Socrates Sculpture Park, NYC; SangSangMadang, Seoul; SIGGRAPH, San Diego; LACMA, Los Angeles; Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids; and MOCAD, Detroit. He is a recipient of an Art Matters grant, Ars Electronica’s Prix Ars Award of Distinction and The Arctic Circle 2009 Residency.


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