sohail khan
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  • Huddersfield West Yorkshire
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The Soft Rains of England Basement Arts Project

On Friday 16th March 2018 Basement Arts Project saw the return of Sohail Khan, this time in the guise of the Curator. Through the figure of the Curator, Khan...
Jun 8
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Nanka for your Heart

Invited by Artist Michael Mayhew to take part in "Off Beat"" Weekend of art in performance at his studio with five other Artists. Sohail presents two works a...
Apr 5, 2017
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50 yrs of LIVE ART-sohail khan

"Um...Er as it says in the Title???"
Jul 29, 2016
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50 yrs of LIVE ART-sohail khan

As it says in the Title: 50 yrs of Live Art ( Contemporary Performance or Performance Art for the (Mono) culturally confused. ) Artist : Sohail Khan Some of ...
Jul 29, 2016
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"A collaborative project exploring the need of artists for validation."
Nov 20, 2013
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Nanka at play Red Gallery

"Artist: Sohail Khan "Nanka @play" October 17th 2008 Commissioned by the Red Galley Hull "Nanka @ Play" A Galley to the public realm and back again performance. This work traversed a journey from the Gallery through the city…"
Jun 15, 2013
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nanka at play Red Gallery

October 17th 2008 Commissioned by the Red Galley Hull "Nanka @ Play" A Galley to the public realm and back again performance. This work traversed a journey f...
Jun 15, 2013
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""Here is some ongoing and recent collaboration...I do hope you will all like.""
Jan 22, 2013
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Oct 11, 2012
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Sep 26, 2012
sohail khan and Nuri Richards are now friends
Sep 26, 2012
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Your not coming IN ! Your not coming? Part ONE.

" Your not coming in Your not coming in ? " Live Art Bistro (LAB) LEEDS UK Nature of Work: Interactive Performance site specific and durational building base...
Aug 8, 2012
sohail khan and Tiffany Horan are now friends
Aug 8, 2012
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"The A-Liveness Project / Leeds UK . The Subject Live Art and Wider Public Engagement...Should we go there?"
Aug 8, 2012

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Performance Discipline
Artist working in the fields of Live Art- New Performance /Facilitator/Theatre Arts Professional
Bio
Sohail Khan is based in Huddersfield WEST YORKSHIRE and has been working in performance and related fields since 1984.
He studied at Dartington College of Arts where he obtained a degree in theatre. He also studied at the High School of the arts in Utrecht where he attended the International class and then went on to study at the institute of Cinematography in Moscow (VGIK) . It was there that he collaborated with Willam Pease in his first piece of live art which was a response to the 93 attempted coup that was taking place in Moscow at the time. Themes that he explores are the processes around notions of what, how and to whom culture(s) are as stories and products. His work relates to how we interpret these stories in our imaginative landscape and the ways we attempt to make a relationship with this to other peoples environments and language.
He collaborates with a diverse range of artists and practitioners. He also relates his performance based practice through work in the forms of writing, film, music, installation and visual art. Sohail most recently performed at the National Review of Live Art 09 and at Spill Festival National Platform. He is now involved in brokering a project with other specific artists and human beings in general that uses as its “in” or its “frame” themes, aesthetics and poetics that are drawn from Tarkovskys film “Stalker.”
As well as currently devising the performance work "O.C.D and the last clearance SALE" for performance installation in an urban environment which is scheduled for Leeds (UK) on the 11/11/11
The title, O.C.D. refers to the artist’s interest in looking at repetitive behaviours in our relationship to reality and imagination. The work attempts to also explore our notions of complicity, trust and responsibility. This performance is participatory where the audience is invited to become a part of the work taking place in the space. The audience is not only asked to interact with each other and the artist to create the performance together. But are also challenged to respond and inhabit the roles ,themes and ideas that occur in the space as the work evolves over 11 hours.

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