Umber Majeed


(b. 1989, lives and works in New York and Pakistan)

Umber Majeed is a multidisciplinary visual artist, working in New York and Pakistan. She received her MFA from Parsons School of Design, New York (2016) and graduated from Beaconhouse National University, Lahore, Pakistan (2013). Majeed has taken part in group exhibitions, including, Promises to Keep, apexart, NY (2017), Witness- Karachi Biennale, Karachi, Pakistan (2017), and Volumes – Queens International, Queens Museum, NY (2018). In October 2018, she had her debut solo exhibition ‘In the Name of Hypersurface of the Present’ at Rubber Factory, NY. She is the recipient of fellowships including the HWP Fellowship, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon (2017), Refiguring Feminist Futures – Web Residency, Akademie Schloss Solitude & ZKM, Germany (2018), The Digital Earth, Hivos, the Netherlands (2018-19), and Technology Residency, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, USA (2020).