Research Affiliate and Artist

Rajni Shah is an artist whose practice is focused on listening and gathering as creative and political acts. They are a Horizon Postdoctoral Fellow 2018-2020 at Concordia University, working with Luis Carlos Sotelo Castro in the Acts of Listening Lab, as part of the Centre for Oral Histories and Digital Storytelling, which is situated on the unceded lands of the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation.

Key projects – always created alongside and in collaboration with others – include hold each as we fall (1999), Mr Quiver (2005-8), small gifts (2006-8), Dinner with America (2007-9), Glorious (2010-12), Experiments in Listening (2014-15), Lying Fallow (2014-15), I don’t know how (to decolonise myself) (2018), Feminist Killjoys Reading Group (2016-2020) and Listening Tables (2018-21).

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