Nabihah Iqbal

Biography

Nabihah Iqbal is a musician, producer, DJ and broadcaster from London. She is currently an artist-in-residence at London’s iconic cultural institution, Somerset House, where she is writing and recording her second album. She has toured extensively around the world, both as a live act and as a DJ. Performance highlights include the Tate Modern and Tate Britain, London; K11 Art Institute, Shanghai; MoMA PS1, New York; Synthposium, Moscow, Glastonbury Festival; Boiler Room, London and Bestival, Isle of Wight. Frequently taking on interdisciplinary projects, Iqbal has received several commissions from other corners of the arts: she has collaborated with Chinese artist Zhang Ding, been commissioned by the Tate to compose music for the Turner Prize, collaborated with Wolfgang Tillmans as part of his Tate Modern exhibition and was recently involved in a group performance at the Barbican, London as part of its major Basquiat retrospective. Iqbal has also been engaging with music from an academic perspective by giving lectures and participating in a number of discussions, including at the Tate Modern and Tate Britain, the Royal College of Art and the London Documentary Film Festival.

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