Zalika Azim

Zalika Azim is an artist and curator based in Brooklyn, NY. Conceptualizing her practice through photography, installation, performance, sound, and text, she investigates the ways in which memory, migration, movement, and the body are negotiated throughout the African diaspora. Azim’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including the Dean Collection, the International Center of Photography, Dorsky Gallery, Diego Rivera Gallery, the Instituto Superior de Arte, and the African American Museum in Philadelphia. She has completed solo projects with the Baxter Street Camera Club of New York and SOHO20. Zalika recently served as Imaging and Permanent Collections Associate at The Studio Museum in Harlem. She has assisted on curatorial projects and publications at The Walther Collection, and as the 2014-15 Friends of Education Twelve-Month Intern in the Department of Photography at The Museum of Modern Art. Azim holds a BFA in Photography and Imaging from the Tisch School of the Arts and a BA in Social and Cultural Analysis from New York University.

Selected work

Countermythologies, NXTHVN Gallery, March 2020

Tracing Existence, Studio Magazine, Fall/Winter 2017

Collection Visit: Marilyn Nance, with Doris Zhao, Studio Magazine, Winter/Spring 2017

Remix Rememory, No Longer Empty, December 2016

A Milestone for Postcolonial Thought: Examining Art and Race in Florence and Venice, MoMA Inside/Out Blog, August 2015