Rehana Zaman
(b. Heckmondwike)
Based in London.
Work distributed by LUX.

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2023 / Everything Worthwhile, Serpentine Projects, London UK (forthcoming)
2023 / Alternative Economies, Videotank #27, Foreman Art Gallery, Sherbrooke, Canada
2022 / Donut/Phalanx, ICA Miami Digital Commissions
2021 / Tell me the story Of all these things introduced by Prem Sahib, The Roberts Institute of Art, London
2021 / Artist Film International: Sharla Shabana Sojourner Selena, Whitechapel, London
2021 / Jupiter in Aries, Moon in Virgo, Trinity Square Video & Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival, Toronto, Canada
2021 / Rehana Zaman: Alternative Economies, Borås International Sculpture Biennale, Borås, Sweden
2019 / Your Ecstatic Self, ICO/LUX Black Workshops Film Commission, Touring
2018 / How Does an Invisible Boy Disappear?, Rehana Zaman, Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018, Kerala, India
2018 / How Does an Invisible Boy Disappear?, 14th Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival
2018 / Tell me the story Of all these things, MUBI online
2018How Does an Invisible Boy Disappear?, Rehana Zaman with Liverpool Black Women Filmmakers, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool
2018 / Speaking Nearby, CCA, Glasgow
2017 / Rehana Zaman, Material Art Fair, Mexico City
2016 / Tell me the story Of all these things, Tenderpixel, London
2015 / Projections, Art Rotterdam, Netherlands
2014 / Some Women Other Women and all the Bittermen, The Tetley, Leeds
2013 / What an artist dies in me/Exit the Emperor Nero, OUTPOST, Norwich
2013 / I, I, I, I and I, Studio Voltaire, London

Selected Group Exhibitions
2023 / Counterimaginaries, cur. Mike Sperlinger,  Tromsø Kunstforening, Norway
2022 / British Art Show 9, Hayward Gallery Touring, UK
2021 / Sala-Jardin- Bar ‘Espacio Objeto’, cur. Anna Goetz, Lodos, Mexico City
2021 / Radical Intimacies, Kolkata Centre for Creativity, Kolkata, India
2021 / Radical Intimacies; Beatrice Gibson, Rehana Zaman and Stephen Sutcliffe, Artspace Aotearoa, New Zealand
2020 / Songs from a Forgotten Past, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2020 / Public Knowledge: F(r)ictions, Camden Arts Centre, London
2020 / Tell me the story of all these Things, Firstsite, Colchester
2019 / Songs from a Forgotten Past, CentroCentro, Madrid, Spain
2019 / Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
2019 / Get Up, Stand Up, Somerset House, London
2019 / Lateral Recovery Position, Bétonsalon, Paris
2019 / The Range, curated by Rehana Zaman, Eastside Projects, Birmingham
2018 / Shift, RCA Dyson Gallery, London
2018 / For all Intensive Purposes, Aspect/Ratio, Chicago, US
2018 / Multilogues on the Now, TranzitDisplay, Prague, Czech Republic
2017 / Policy Show, Eastside Projects, Birmingham
2016 / Dry Goods, Syndicate, Cologne, Germany
2016 / Exhaust, Contemporary Art Tasmania, Australia
2014 / Acting Truthfully Under the Circumstances, Tenderpixel, London
2013 / Home Theatre, Baro Galeria, Sao Paolo, Brazil
2012 / GDR goes on!, The Showroom, London
/ The London Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Film Festivals, Screenings and Performances
/ Some Women, Other Women and all the Bittermen, in Consider Labour: Harun Farocki, Cooper Gallery, Dundee
/ The Only Lasting Truth is Change, BEK, Bergen, Norway
2022 / Rubus with Nat Raha, Séan Elder, Daniella Valz Gen, Hospitalfields, Scotland
/ New Cinema Awards: Alternative Economies, Berwick Film and Media Festival, UK
2021 / Cinematics of Soil: Your Ecstatic Self and I,I,I,I and I, Silent Green Film Feld Forschung, Berlin
2021 / Sharla Shabana Sojourner Selena, AFI, Hammer Museum, LA, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, MCAD, Manila
/ Rituals for Temporal Deprogramming cur. by The Otolith Group, Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh
/ Special Focus: Shapes That Move, Sheffield International Documentary Festival, UK
/ They Failed to Remember Us: Expanding Intersectional Feminisms, ICA Miami, US
/ International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany
2019 / How Does an Invisible Boy Disappear? As part of Sandra Mujinga: Shadows of New Worlds, Bergen, Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
/ Monitor 13, cur. Sharlene Bamboat and Priya Sen, SAVAC, Toronto, Canada
/ This is Britain: The Female Gaze, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Switzerland
/ International Competition, The 18th Seoul International New Media Festival, South Korea
/ Echo: A performance with Gail Lewis, Rights to the City, Serpentine Gallery, London
/ International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany
/ PAF, curated by Anne Duffau Olomouc, Czech Republic
/ Diagrams of Friction #2: Observing Algorithms, curated by Shama Khanna, Warehouse, Witten, Germany
/ Domestic, Model, Camera, Raven Row, London
/ We [Not I] Speculative Value, Alison Jacques Gallery, London
/ Syndicate, Snehta Residency, Athens, Greece
/ Deep Clean, Pavilion at Hyde Park Picture House, Leeds
/ Shades of Opacity, Jerwood Gallery, London
2016 / Social Identity and the Moving Image, AMIF, ICA, London
2015 / 3rd International Short Film Award, Berwick Film and Media festival
2015 / Cinenova: Now Showing Rehana Zaman, Lai Ngan Walsh, The Showroom, London
2015 / Protest Cinema, Irish Film Institute, Dublin, Ireland
2015 / Filming Abstraction, Whitechapel Gallery, London
2015 / Some Women Other Women and all the Bittermen, Konsthalle C, Stockholm

2020 - Present
/ PSS publishing
2019 - Present
not/nowhere Co-Op member
2016 - 2018
/ WOCI Reading Group with Michelle Williams Gamaker and Samia Malik
Awards and Residencies
2023 / Hangar,  Triangle Arts Residency, Lisbon, Portugal
/ Hospitalfields Studio Time Residency and Commision
2017 / Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards for Artists
2016 / The Elephant Trust
2015 / AIDF, Arts Council & British Council research grant, Mexico City
2015 / Hospitalfields Autumn Residency
2013 / LUX Associate Artists Programme
2013 / CSM Cocheme Fellowship
2013 / Gasworks International Residency Programme, Beirut, Lebanon
2012 / Space Permacultures Residency, London
2011 / Red Mansion Art Prize and Residency, Beijing, China

/ Wasafiri Issue 112, ed. Darren Chetty, Angelique Golding, and Nicola Rollock
/ Artwork Magazine, ed. Roisin Tapponi
/ Therapeutic Aesthetics: Performative Encounters in Moving Image Artworks, Maria Walsh
/ Women Artists, Feminisms and the Moving Image, Maria Walsh, ed. Lucy Reynolds
/ Fandom as Methodology, Catherine Grant and Kate Random Love, Goldsmiths, London
/ The Place is Here, Nottingham Contemporary and Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
/ Tongues, edited by Rehana Zaman and Taylor Le Melle, CCA Glasgow and PSS, London
/ The Grand Domestic Revolution Goes On!, CASCO, Utrecht
/ Proto-Tools, Event Media Projects and Flat Time House, London
/ A Couple Walk into a Bar, 2HB (Volume 9), CCA, Glasgow

2021 / B3 Biennale, Talk on Financing with Hetain Patel and Johannes Grenzfurthner, Frankfurt
2021 / Talking in Tongues: Rahila Haque and Rehana Zaman, Research Network: Archipelagoes in Reverse series. INIVA, London
2021 / On Practices of Care with Jemma Desai, Artist Film International Podcast, Whitechapel Gallery
2021 / Women and Work Roundtable Discussion with Amy Tobin, Griselda Pollock and Linsey Young, Tate Gallery
2021 / In Conversation with Jemma Desai, Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival
2021 / Ye gaane ka mood kya hai?/ What is the mood of this song? with Rehana Zaman and Sharlene Bamboat, Trinity Square Video, Toronto
2021 / A conversation with Chandra Frank and Rehana Zaman, Trinity Square Video, Toronto
2021 / Artist Talk, DJCAD, University of Dundee
2020 / Everything Worthwhile is Done with Other People: Amal Khalaf and Rehana Zaman in conversation, Other Cinemas
2020 / New Commissions Screen Talk (Second Sight) with Morgan Quaintance and Onyeka Igwe chaired by Matthew Barrington, Barbican Cinema
2020 / Participatory Practices Talk with Andrea Luka Zimmerman and Marysa Dowling, London College of Communication 2020 Artist Talk, Glasgow School Art
2020 / Artist Talk, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL
2020 / Questioning Authorship panel discussion with Basir Mahmood, Lina Mannheimer and Abby Sun. Open City Docs Festival
2020 / Panel Discussion: Exploring the Legacy of the UK Black Film Workshop Movement, HOME Artist Film Weekender, Manchester
2019 / In conversation with Aditi Jaganathan, MA Creative Documentary by Practice, UCL and Open City Docs Festival
2019 / Moderator Q&A with Priya Sen, Open City Docs Festival
2019 / The Place is Here Book Launch with Marlene Smith, Nick Aikens, Elizabeth Robles, Nottingham Contemporary
2018 / Hyphen: An Evening with Nang, panel discussion curated by Shama Khanna, Julian Ross and Maryam Tafakory, Regent Street Cinema for Open City Docs Festival
2017 / We (Not I) Speculative Value: The Future Of Women’s Value In The Arts, Panel Discussion, Alison Jacques gallery, London
2017 / Domestic Model Camera, panel discussion with Carry Gorney and Lucy Clout, Raven Row, London
2016 / Shades of Opacity, panel discussion, Jerwood Space, London
2015 / Chick Strand: Soft Fiction Panel discussion with So Mayer, Jemma Desai, Kathryn Elkin and Rehana Zaman, Tate Modern
2015 / Cinenova Now Showing: Rehana Zaman and Lai Ngan Walsh, The Showroom


2012 – 2013
/ LUX Associate Artist Programme with Ian White
2009 – 2011 / MFA Fine Art Goldsmiths, University of London
2001 – 2004 / BA Fine Art Goldsmiths, University of London

Selected Press
Sept 2021 / Tax the Rich, Caitlin Merrett King, Map Magazine
June 2021 / Feeling Seeing, Hearing’ Josefine Wickstrom, Kunstkritikk
June 2020 / (REVIEW) Tongues by Taylor Le Melle, Rehana Zaman, Rhian Williams, SPAM Zine
March 2019 / The Range, Reviews: Exhibitions, Tom Emery, Art Monthly
January 2019 / A Pakistani, with Curiosity, Shevlin Sebastian, The New Indian Express
October 2018 / Take yourself to the centre of Otherness: Looking at identity, belonging & representation from the margins at BFMAF, Divya Osbon, AQNB 
July 2018 / 10th Liverpool Biennial: Beautiful world, where are you?’, Tom Emery, Frieze 
May 2018 / Whose Rights, Whose City?, Isobel Harbison, Frieze
May 2018 /Profile: Rehana Zaman, Adam Benmakhlouf, Art Monthly 
Feb 2018 / Art Review: Rehana Zaman at CCA, Susan Mansfield, The Scotsman 
Feb 2018 / Peripheral Visions: Interview with Rehana Zaman, Adam Benmakhlouf, The Skinny
June 17 / 9 Important South Asian Artists You Should Know, Simran Hans, The Fader
Mar 17 / Rehana Zaman, Stephanie Bailey, Artforum
Feb 17 / Rehana Zaman, Tenderpixel, exhibition review, Isobel Harbison, Art Monthly
Tell me the story of all these things, Bianca Baroni, Rehana Zaman ★★★★, Eddy Frankel, Time Out
Rehana Zaman at Tenderpixel, Zarina Mohammad,
Jan 2014 / Pop Art, Sarah McCrory, Ponystep magazine
Feb 2013 / Rehana Zaman, I, I, I, I and I, George Vasey, This is Tomorrow
July 2012 / Bright Young Things, Ben Luke, Evening Standard