Rehana Zaman - Where’s Lefty?
590 x 840mm
black & white
dibond aluminium mounted
Edition of 7 + 1 AP
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Collaged image using found photograph of beer brewing vessel from Tetley Brewery archive and text from Waiting for Lefty, a 1935 play on workers strike meeting by american playwright Clifford Odets. Commissioned by the Tetley, centre for Contemporary Art as part of the larger project ‘Bittermen’, funded by Arts Council England and the Elephant Trust.
Rehana Zaman (1982 in Heckmondwike UK), lives and works in London. She frequently collaborates to produce deadpan, narrative based works exploring neurotic social relationships upended by race, gender and the failures of language.
She holds a BA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths, University of London and completed her MFA in Fine Art at the same place in 2011. Zaman took part in the LUX Associate Artists programme in 2012- 13.
Recent prizes include residency in Hospitalfields, Scotland, September 2015; the Gasworks International Fellowship in Spring 2013 for a residency in Lebanon and the Red Mansion Art Prize in 2012. Her solo exhibitions include Marcel Tarelkin/ Rehana Zaman, Joint Venture, Cologne DE (2015); New Feminism: Some Women Other Women and all the Bittermen, Artycok.tv (2015); Some Women, Other Women and all the Bittermen, The Tetley, Leeds UK (2015); I, I, I, I and I, Art Rotterdam Projections NL with Tenderpixel (2014); What an Artist Dies in Me / Exit the Emperor Nero, Outpost, Norwich UK (2013) and I, I, I, I and I, Studio Voltaire, London UK (2013). Recent group exhibitions include exhaust, Contemporary Art Tasmania Au (2016); OFF-Biennale Budapest, Tranzit, Budapest HU (2015); Filming Abstraction, Whitechapel Gallery, London UK (2015); Cinenova: Now Showing, The Showroom, London UK (2015); Multiplexing, LUX AAP, Peckham Plex, London UK (2014); Acting Truthfully Under the Circumstances, Tenderpixel, London UK (2015); Some Women, Other Women and all the Bittermen, Konsthall C, Stockholm SE (2015); Things You Think in Order, Tenderpixel, London UK (2013); Home Theatre, Baro, São Paulo BR (2013), The GDR Goes On!, The Showroom, London UK (2012); The London Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London UK (2012); Octave, Chisenhale Gallery, London UK (2012); We Love You, Limoncello, London UK ( 2012); and Other People’s Problems, Project Space Leeds, Leeds UK (2011). Among other activities she also holds workshops, participates in and organises talks and events lectures at Goldsmiths College London, Birkbeck University of London UK, ICA London UK, Studio Voltaire, London UK, The Tetley, Leeds UK and The Showroom, London UK.