Baseera Khan: Finding Home Through Body and Space

“I am a confusing artist to someone who’s not paying attention,” Baseera Khan tells Wide Rainbow Studio during a virtual studio visit. “I make sculptures, I do performance, I like photography, and writing and I kind of try to swerve all over the highway and try to make as much different kinds of work as I can.”

The artist grew up in Denton, Texas, as a child of Indian immigrants. They describe being the bridge between America and her parents, putting them in a position of intersectionality between being Indian and Texan, Muslim and American (an identity often considered paradoxical in America), and identifying as queer in a patriarchal society.

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