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CHOKRA

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Al-Mtsaalh Haal (Trucial Case), 2010 Performance At The Watermill Center © CHOKRA
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Bond on Blonde, 2012 Performance At Mo Ma (Museum Of Modern Art) © CHOKRA
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Al-Mtsaalh Haal (Trucial Case), 2010 Performance At The Watermill Center © CHOKRA
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Al-Mtsaalh Haal (Trucial Case), December 18, 2010 Performance At Robert Wilson's Watermill Center Robert Wilson's Watermill Center © CHOKRA
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
United Arab Emirates
Lives in
New York
Works in
New York
Schools
Representing galleries
P.S.1, Kumu Art Museum, Kunstmuseum, Caixa Forum Museum, CICA Museum, Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Scope Art & Art Basel, MoMA, Saatchi Gallery, The Watermill Center, New Museum, Centre Pompidou
Tags
sculpture, performance, digital, exhibition/performance
Statement

Multimedia performance and music artist CHOKRA harnesses rhymes, light, pyrotechnics, video, scents, vivid powders, traditional ceremonial practices and attire, and gender-bending posturing to present performances full of joy.

CHOKRA’s works have been presented at MoMA, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, The Watermill Center, New Museum, KUMU Art Museum, Kunstmuseum, Centre Pompidou, Caixa Forum Museum, CICA Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Drawing Center Museum, Palazzo Morando, Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Scope Art, Saatchi Gallery, Art Basel and numerous prestigious venues worldwide.

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