Fatima Al Qadiri: Chinas of the Mind

Fatima Al Qadiri is a New York-based artist, musician, and composer. Born in Dakar, Senegal, she grew up Kuwait, where her family is from, before moving to the United States after the first Gulf War.

Al Qadiri’s music articulates the disconnect between what is experienced and imagined; how places are distorted and romanticized in our collective memory, and how they can endure as a feeling or a mood. Through her compositions, she builds a sonic architecture that spatializes both past and future.


MOCA Cleveland, 2015

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