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Artists in Residence

Shangri La hosts invited artists in residence whose work is related to, and advances the study and understanding of Islamic arts and cultures. Selected artists pursue their own creative work and present public programs such as lectures, workshops and performances.  Artists are invited based on professional qualifications and achievements, how closely the artist’s work compliments Shangri La’s mission, and the suitability of Shangri La for the artist’s activity.

 

Current and Upcoming Artists in Residence at Shangri La

There are no current or upcoming artists scheduled.

Ayodele Drum and Dance

Ayodele Drum and Dance

Chicago-based performing artist collective Ayodele Drum and Dance will be featured in a Shangri La Residency from February 14-23, 2020. “Ayodele” is a Yoruba word that means “Joy in the home” and the sister-circle collective of performing artists fosters community from a feminine perspective through diasporic African drum and dance, using the artform to heal, educate and motivate in an unending circle firmly rooted in joy.

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Studio Revolt: Anida Yoeu Ali and Masahiro Sugano

Studio Revolt: Anida Yoeu Ali and Masahiro Sugano

Studio Revolt, is an independent artist-run media lab that produces films, videos, installations and performance projects in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Papermoon Puppet Theatre

Papermoon Puppet Theatre

Papermoon Puppet Theatre, based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, will be in residence at Shangri La from October 15-30, 2019.

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The Reminders

The Reminders

Dynamic musical group, The Reminders, seamlessly blend hip hop, soul and roots music and melodies into powerful performances with insight and thoughtfulness.

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Hayv Kahraman

Hayv Kahraman

Los Angeles-based, Iraq-born Hayv Kahraman explores themes of gender, memory and exile through her paintings and sculptures.

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Faig Ahmed

Faig Ahmed

Faig Ahmed is an internationally-recognized artist from Baku, Azerbaijan known for his conceptual works utilizing traditional craft reimagined as contemporary sculptural artworks.

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