About the Artist

Utsa Hazarika (she/her) is an artist and writer based in Queens. Her research-based practice ranges across video, installation and sculpture, and explores how an interdisciplinary dialogue between art and social research can push us to think about power, memory and resistance. Her work has been exhibited internationally, including a solo exhibition at the Queens Museum (US), and group shows at Museum of the City of New York (US), Hessel Museum of Art (US) and Cemeti Institute for Art and Society (Indonesia). She has been awarded residencies and fellowships in Asia and the United States, including Pioneer Works (US), Asian Cultural Council (US), Lijiang Studio (China), and Khoj International Artists’ Association (India). She holds an MFA in Fine Arts from The New School, an MPhil in Social Anthropology from the University of Cambridge, and attended the Whitney Independent Study Program. Her art and academic research has been published in Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology (UK), Trans Asia Photography Review (US) and The Caravan (India).