Born in Karachi/Pakistan in 1986.
Zahra Malkani is a multidisciplinary artist and Assistant Professor of Practice in communication and design at the Habib University in Karachi. She completed her MA in contemporary art theory at Goldsmiths University of London/UK (2013) and her BA in studio art at Bard College, New York/USA (2009).
Her research-based art practice spans multiple media including text, video, and web, and explores the politics of development, infrastructure, and militarism in Pakistan. Together with Shahana Rajani she is the co-founder of Karachi LaJamia, an experimental pedagogical project founded in 2015.