Photography by Paul Tucker. Courtesy of The Ingram Collection & Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop
Kazimi is a visual artist based in London. Orna’s work and research explore
personal encounters with migration in relation to collective trauma and memories of
displacement through drawings, installation and writing.
Her work has received
recognitions and nominations for a wide range of prizes and grants such as Ingram Art Prize in 2021 (shortlisted) and the Writers
Grant funded by Creative Debuts in 2020.
Her works have been shown at Void Gallery (Northern Ireland), Unit1 Gallery
and Workshop (London), Lethaby Gallery (London), Tate Exchange - Tate Modern (London), Centre de la Gravure - La Louviere, TCNJ Art Gallery (New Jersey), Imago
Mundi (Milan), Theca Gallery - Milan, Queen’s Palace (Kabul). She was awarded the
Caspian Arts Foundation Scholarship (2016) and completed a master’s degree in
Fine Art at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London (2018).
Education 2018 MA Fine Art [Grade: Distinction] - Central Saint Martins -University of the Arts London Selected Exhibitions
2022 Twenty Years: The War in Afghanistan - Blacktown Arts Centre - Australia 2022 Above Us the Milky Way - Void Gallery - Derry - UK
Death Starts from Toes - Artist Talk -
The Mosaic Rooms - London
2021 Ingram Prize 2021 - Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop - London 2021 contact - Kerry Packer Civic Gallery - Adelaide - Australia 2019 Alter Us Collective Manifesto Declaration Event - Old Bath - London 2019 The Horse’s Mouth Open Art Crit - The Bomb Factory Art Foundation - London 2018 Degree Show, Lethaby Gallery - London 2018 Overpr!nt - Centre de la Gravure - La Louviere 2018 What Can We Make and Become - Art Exposed Project Gallery - London 2018 Sight and Sound Workshop at Tate Exchange - Tate Modern Gallery - London 2018 Overprint Presentation- Tate Exchange - Tate Modern Gallery - London 2017 Round-table Discussion on “Art and Activism”- SOAS - London 2017 Somehow You and I Collide -MA Interim Show- Mangle gallery - London 2015 Map of The New Art - Imago Mundi - Milan 2015 The Collective - Theca Gallery - Milan 2014 Art Amongst War: Visual Culture in Afghanistan - TCNJ Art Gallery - New Jersey 2013 4th Afghan Contemporary Art Prize - Queen’s Palace - Kabul 2013 Beirut Contemporary Art Fair - Nikki Diana Marquardt Gallery - Paris
Solo Show 2013 Birth - Institute of France in Afghanistan - Kabul