Qasim Riza Shaheen

Misplaced Memoirs

Qasim Riza Shaheen invites you to step into his world and experience his declarations of love and desire.

An entire show experienced at Contact in February 2012 has been reworked and condensed into a few static moments, declarations and an unexpected intervention. Qasim Riza Shaheen’s Misplaced Memoirs features Zaf Shabir. Limited one-on-one encounters.

Qasim Riza Shaheen is a British artist based in Manchester with an international repertoire. His work has been presented at prominent venues and festivals throughout the United Kingdom, including at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the National Review of Live Art, Glasgow; the Liverpool Biennial; and British Dance Edition. Internationally, Shaheen’s work has been programmed as part of several film festivals; British Council’s showcases of live art in Denmark, Spain and Belgium; and at numerous art museums and galleries in Pakistan, India and in the USA. His art works have been acquired by museums and collectors internationally.