<!-- FAIR USE of Bhimji-Your-Sadness-Is-Drunk.jpg: see image description page at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Bhimji-Your-Sadness-Is-Drunk.jpg for rationale -->Zarina Bhimji
(born in Mbarara
, 1963) is a Ugandan Asian photographer and film maker, who was nominated for the Turner Prize
in 2007.Reynolds, Nigel The Daily Telegraph
online, May 10, 2007. Retrieved May 21, 2007
Life and work
Zarina Bhimji was educated at Leicester Polytechnic (1982 – 1983), Goldsmiths' College
(1983 – 1986) and Slade School of Fine Art
, University College London
(1987 – 1989).
In 2001 Bhimji won the EAST award at EASTinternational
selected by Mary Kelly
and Peter Wollen
The artist participated in Documenta 11 (June - September 2002) with her 16mm film "Out of Blue".
2003–2007, she travelled widely in India
, East Africa
, studying legal documents and the stories of those who formed British power in those countries, carrying out interviews and taking photographs.
In 2003 Zarina Bhimji received the ICP's (International Center for Photography, New York City) Infinity Award in the Art Photography category. Other recipients for this award category have included David Hockney (1985), Chuck Close (1990), Cindy Sherman (1994), Sigmar Polke... Read More