Bouchra Khalili in conversation
Bouchra Khalili in conversation with Emma Gifford-Mead
1 hour 15 mins
Moroccan-French artist Bouchra Khalili discusses notions of borders and displacement with Emma Gifford-Mead, Lisson Gallery's Head of Exhibitions.
The talk was held on the occasion of Khalili's first solo exhibition in the UK at Lisson Gallery London (27 January–18 March 2017).
Video by Laura Bushell.
Emma Gifford-Mead is Head of Exhibitions at Lisson Gallery, London, where she has worked since January 2015. Prior to that, Emma worked as a Curator at British Council from 2009–2014, curating exhibitions including Jeremy Deller's Venice Biennale exhibition English Magic at the British Pavilion, Venice, Italy (2013); Moving Pictures (2014–2016) which featured the work of John Akomfrah, Elizabeth Price, Laure Prouvost and Ed Atkins; and Private Utopia (2014), a group show of works from the British Council Collection which toured Japan and New Zealand. In addition to curating exhibitions, Emma oversaw the development of visual arts projects across East Asia, working in China, Japan, Korea and Myanmar, where she led on the British Council's first photography training project in the country.