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Performance: Baseera Khan Presents I Am an Archive

Jul 07 | Thu |
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Artist Baseera Khan presents the debut live performance of their album I Am an Archive, accompanied by singer/bassist Caithlin De Marrais and guitarist Kaia Fischer of Rainer Maria, and drummer Stuart Gunter of Chamomile & Whiskey. The album was created for the special exhibition Baseera Khan: I Am an Archive—where, often using their own body as an archive, Khan engages colonial histories through collage, sculpture, performance, and installation to map geographies of the future. After the performance, stay for a conversation between the musicians about scoring an exhibition and how sound and installation work together in Khan’s artistic practice.

Tickets are $25 and include after-hours admission to Baseera Khan: I Am an Archive. Member tickets are $20. Not a Member? Join today!

This program will include ASL interpretation. For access needs, please email us at

Image caption and credit: Baseera Khan (born Denton, Texas, 1980). I Arrive in a Place with a High Level of Psychic Distress, (Blue), 2021. Collection of Debbie and Mitchell Rechler. © Baseera Khan. (Photo: Stephen Takacs)

Venue: Brooklyn Museum

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