Artist Rashid Rana is creating a new work of art that will premiere as part of the Museum’s upcoming Image? exhibition (opening Spring 2022). Rana’s #Solo4Art will be one of the largest selfie compilations ever created, using images posted to social media to reflect on how we choose to present ourselves online. Contribute your own selfie and return to the Museum to see the image Rana has created from this global crowd-sourcing project. Read more and upload your image at https://rashidrana.com/current/.
One of the leading artists of his generation in South Asia, Rashid Rana has been creating a new kind of art from Pakistan since 2000. Notable for his ideas, imagery, and pictorial strategies, he has exhibited extensively at international galleries and museums and his works are part of several public and private collections, including The British Museum in London, Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Fukuoka Art Museum in Japan, and Saatchi Gallery, London. He is the recipient of the prestigious Asia Arts Game Changer Award and the South Asian Visual Art Centre’s (SAVAC) International Artist of the Year Award, 2003.
Primarily known for his art practice, Rana occupies several other profiles: artist, curator, and educator. He is also a founding faculty member of and currently Dean of the School of Visual Arts and Design at Beaconhouse National University in Lahore.