Basma al-Sharif is an artist of Palestinian heritage raised between France, the US, and the Gaza Strip who developed her practice nomadically. She works between cinema and installation to explore the legacy of colonialism through satirical, immersive, and lyrical works. Major exhibitions include: the Ruttenberg Contemporary Photography Seriesat the Museum of the Art Institute of Chicago, Modern Mondays at MOMA, CCA Glasgow, the Whitney Biennial, les Rencontres d’Arles, les Module at the Palais de Tokyo, Here and Elsewhere at the New Museum, Al Riwaq Biennial Palestine, The Berlin Documentary Forum, the Sharjah Biennial, Videobrasil and Manifesta 8, and has participated in international film festivals in Locarno, Rotterdam, Berlin, Milan, London, Toronto, New York, Montreal, and Yamagata. Basma is represented by Galerie Imane Farés in Paris, and distributed by Video Data Bank and Arsenal. She is currently based in Berlin.