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Jala Wahid

Born in 1988

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom


Working in sculpture, sound, video, text and installation, Jala Wahid explores notions of migration, diaspora and nationhood. The Kurdish-British artist is concerned with the ways Kurdish identity has been shaped through global, local and interregional politics. Deeply symbolic in its materiality and archival structure, her multidisciplinary practice intertwines political and cultural discourses with fiction and personal memory. For example, in her piece Born from and Buried in Baba Gurgur (2018...Read more