Ye gaane ka mood kya hai?/ What is the mood of this song?
with Rehana Zaman and Sharlene Bamboat
Sunday, June 27
2PM EST / 7PM GMT
A love letter as call and response between artists Rehana Zaman and Sharlene Bamboat, where they discuss Pakistani disco, love and solidarity, narration, low frequencies and mutability in their work.
In conjunction with Jupiter in Aries, Moon in Virgo a primary exhibition with the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.
Rehana Zaman is an artist from Heckmondwike based in London. Her work speaks to the entanglement of personal experience and social life, where moments of intimacy are framed against cultural orthodoxies and state coercion. Conversation and cooperative methods sit at the heart of her practice. Forthcoming exhibitions in 2021 include Trinity Square Video, Toronto, Borås International Sculpture Biennial (Sweden), Artist Film International Whitechapel, London, British Art Show 9 (Touring) and Serpentine Projects, London, UK. In 2019 she co-edited Tongues with Taylor Le Melle, published by PSS and was shortlisted for the Film London Jarman Award. She is currently a board member of not/nowhere artist workers cooperative and Lux Moving Image, who also distribute her films.
Sharlene Bamboat is a video and installation artist. She has screened and exhibited internationally, including: International Film Festival Rotterdam (Netherlands), Art of the Real (NYC), Addis Video Art Festival (Ethiopia), the Sharjah Film Platform (U.A.E.), Berlinale: Forum Expanded (Germany), Mantiq of the Mantis (Pakistan), Mercer Union Gallery (Toronto) and Henry Art Gallery (Seattle). Sharlene frequently works in collaboration with Bambitchell. The duo were long list recipients of the 2020 Sobey Art Award.
image credit: Still from Nazia Hassan – Aap Jaisa Koi (1980) youtube video of live TV performance edited by AGENTELUCHO luis