Naeem Mohaiemen

Artist, Filmmaker and Author

Naeem Mohaiemen is a Turner Prize nominated artist, filmmaker and author. Mohaiemen uses film, installations and essays to reflect the legacy of decolonisation. His work imagines socialist utopias, malleable borders, and rhizomatic families– beginning from Bangladesh’s two rupture milestones after the ouster of British empire (1947, 1971) and radiating outward to unlikely transnational alliances.

In Britain, his work is on display at the British Museum and has shown at cinema halls as part of LUX/Independent Cinema Office’s “Artists Cinema”, EVA (Ireland) and Liverpool Biennial, CCA Derry, British Council, ICA, and Tate Britain.

He is the author of Midnight’s Third Child (Nokta, forthcoming) and Prisoners of Shothik Itihash (Kunsthalle Basel, 2014); and co-editor w/ Eszter Szakacs of Solidarity Must be Defended (Tranzit, forthcoming).

He was a 2018 Turner Prize nominee, received support from the Arts Council and Elephant Trust, and is a member of the film council of ICA, London.