Naeem Mohaiemen (BD/USA)

Naeem Mohaiemen is an artist working in Dhaka and New York. His projects include Visible Collective/Disappeared In America (2006 Whitney Biennial: Wrong Gallery), Muslims Or Heretics: My Camera Can Lie (UK House of Lords), Light - Silence/Lonely Death in Penn Station (w/ Gensler+Gutierrez, Exit Art), and System Error: War is a Force that gives us Meaning (curatorial project w/ Lorenzo Fusi, featuring 40 artists, Palazzo Papesse, Siena). Upcoming projects are Grounded: Was Man Meant To Fly (w/ Jacob Mikkelsen, Danish Arts Council), and Young Man Was No Longer Terrorist (excerpt presented @ Dictionary of War, Mufathalle, Munich). Recent essays include Fear of a Muslim Planet: Islamic Roots of Hip-Hop (Sound Unbound, DJ Spooky ed., MIT Press, forthcoming), Guerillas in the Mist (Sarai Turbulence, part of Documenta 12 journal project), Beirut: Illusion of a Silver Porsche (Men of Global South, Adam Jones ed., Zed Books) and Why Mahmud Can't be a Pilot (Nobody Passes, Matt Bernstein ed., Seal).