Shaheen Merali is a independent curator and writer, based in London, UK. Previously, he was a key lecturer at Central Saint Martins School of Art (1995- 2003); a visiting lecturer at University of Westminster (1997- 2003) and the Head of Exhibitions, Film and New Media at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (2003-2008) where he curated several exhibitions accompanied by publications, including The Black Atlantic; Dreams and Trauma- Moving images and the Promised Lands; and Re-Imagining Asia, One Thousand years of Separation.
Merali was the co-curator of the 6th Gwangju Biennale, Korea (2006) and curator of Berlin Heist or the enduring fascination of walled cities for the 4th Mediations Biennale, Posnan, Poland (2014). His recent exhibitions include Refractions, Moving Images on Palestine, P21 Gallery, London; When Violence becomes Decadent, ACC Galerie, Weimar; Speaking from the Heart, Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam and Fragile Hands, University of Applied Arts, Vienna. Merali’s monograph essays include writings on Agathe de Bailliencourt, Jitish Kallat, Sara Rahbar, TV Santhosh, Cai Yuan and JJ Xi (Madforeal) amongst others.
Pieces of Home: In conversation with Tanmoy Samanta
Fugitive Memories: Visualizing Tibetan Liberation Struggles by Arushi Vats
Scrolling through the Remnants: Ganesh Haloi's The Architectonics of Form by Brishti Modak
Current and Future Imprints in Jaipur’s Textile Landscape by Mrinalini Vasudevan
Walking with the Waves
Stars and strikes ... the imagination of an artist by Shaheen Merali
Fragile Hands by Shaheen Merali
Destroying the destroyed by Shaheen Merali