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    Grants and Awards
  • Semi-finalist for Institute for Public Art’s 2nd International Award for Public Art. 2015
  • Peace Innovations Fund Grant. United States Institute of Peace. 2013-2014
  • New York Foundation for the Arts’ Artspire fiscal sponsorship for Mera Karachi Mobile Cinema.
  • National University of Singapore grant for collaborative research on (MKMC) with Nausheen H. Anwar
    Selected Exhibitions
  • Ancestors: Architecture of Memory. The Gandi Engine Commission.
    Curator, Natasha Ginwala. Commissioned by Lahore Biennale Foundation. Lahore. 20, Sept. 2015.
  • Digital Marrakech Festival 4th edition. A Pakhtun Memory.
    Arab Media Lab Foundation. Marrakech. Nov. 28, 2014
  • CityPossible Film Festival III. A Pakhtun Memory. Singapore. Nov. 6, 2014
  • Karachi Conference Film Festival. A Pakhtun Memory. Karachi. Nov. 23, 2014
  • 10 curated screenings by the Tentative Collective’s Mera Karachi Mobile Cinema
    in various neighborhoods of Karachi. 2012-2014
  • Pursukoon Karachi Art Festival. The Kolachi Brothers (Mera Karachi Mobile Cinema). Karachi. 2013.
  • Galerie Polaris. Mera Karachi Mobile Cinema, a project of the Tentative Collective. Paris. 2013
  • VBB (Voices Breaking Boundaries). Exploring Rituals Production. Houston, TX. 2013
  • Syracuse International Film Festival. A Pakhtun Memory. Syracuse, NY. 2012
  • Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Regional. University Art Museum. A Pakhtun Memory
    .Winner of the Juror’s Award by Nato Thompson. Albany, NY. 2012
  • VBB. Women Under Siege, Parts 1, 2: A Living Room Art Production. Houston, TX. 2012
    Talks
  • Tentative Collective: Projections project. Karachi Literature Festival:
    in conversation with Nausheen Anwar. Feb 8, 2015
  • A Pakhtun Memory. CityPossible Film Festival III. Asia Research Institute NUS. Singapore. Nov 6 2014
  • Mera Karachi Mobile Cinema: Projection,Perception. The First International Karachi Conference. 2013
  • Creative Leadership: Mera Karachi Mobile Cinema. National Museum, Karachi. 2014
  • Art Politics. Aga Khan University. Humanities and Social Sciences Lectures, Karachi. 2013
    Writing
  • Chaudhri, Yaminay N., and Nausheen H. Anwar. “Mera Karachi Mobile Cinema: Projection,
    Perception & Public Space.” Web log post. Asian Urbanisms Blog. Asia Research Institute,
    National University of Singapore, 4 Dec. 2013. Web..
  • Chaudhri, Yaminay N. “Karachi: Cell Phone Videos Tell Stories of Migrant Life.”
    Creative Time Reports
    . 9 Jan. 2013. Web.
  • Chaudhri, Yaminay N. “Karachi: Cell Phone Videos Tell Stories of Migrant Life.”
    Web log post. 3quarksdaily. 2 Feb. 2013. Web.
  • Chaudhri, Yaminay N. “Karachi: Cell Phone Videos Tell Stories of Migrant Life.”
    Web log post. ArtAsiaPacific Blog. 22 Jan. 2013. Web.
  • Chaudhri, Yaminay N. “Mera Karachi Mobile Cinema.” Ed. Gemma Sharpe and Framji Minwala.
    Indus: A Journal of Art, Culture and Design 1
    (forthcoming) Print.
  • Chaudhri, Yaminay N. “Mera Karachi Mobile Cinema: Methodology of Representation.”
    Karachi Conference Journal 1
    . Comp. Aliya I. Naqvi. (forthcoming). Print.
    Selected Press
  • Chaudhri, Yaminay N. "Films by Rickshaw: The Tentative Collective."
    Interview by Hira Nabi. Rising Voices. 22 Apr. 2013. Web.
  • Chaudhri, Yaminay. "The Tentative Collective: Karachi Mobile Cinema."
    Interview by Hira Nabi. Mashallah News→ The Tentative Collective.
  • Farrukh, Niilofur. "Critical Space: Art That Does Not Alienate." Dawn.com.
    DawnNews, 4 Nov. 2012. Web.
  • Malkani, Zahra. "Art Now Pakistan | Parde Mein Rehne Do, Parda Na Uthao:
    Opacity And The Refusal To Represent In Contemporary Artworks In Karachi."
    Art Now Contemporary Art of Pakistan
    . Dec. 2013. Web.
  • Siddiqui, Nadir. "The Art of Protest." Dawn.com. DawnNews, 23 Dec. 2011. Web.
  • Siddiqui, Nadir. "Going "Beyond Walls"" Dawn Multimedia. DawnNews, 20 Dec. 2011. Web.
    Thompson, Nato. "Occupy Everything."2012 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region.
    Albany: U at Albany, 2012. 8-19. Print. (Exhibition Catalogue).