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Jamilah Sabur

Notions of time and place collide in the work of Jamilah Sabur. In her multidisciplinary practice, the artist considers the past, present, and future along with complex relationships between varied geographies. Born in St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica, Jamilah Sabur lives and works in Miami, Florida. Sabur received her MFA in Visual Arts from the University of California, San Diego in 2014 and her BFA in Interdisciplinary Sculpture from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2009. Recent solo exhibitions include Un chemin escarpé / A steep path at The Hammer Museum as well as Memory Palace at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum. Sabur has been included in group exhibitions at Copperfield, London; the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Perez Art Museum Miami, Frost Art Museum, Miami; ICA London; The 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, Havana, Cuba; (S8)Mostra de Cinema Periférico, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain; Busan Corner Theatre, Busan, South Korea. Her work is included in the permanent collection at the New Orleans Museum of Art and Perez Art Museum Miami