Amin Rehman is a multidisciplinary international visual artist who has been working since the1980’s. Originally from Pakistan, He studied at the National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan, and the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. His work has been shown in over 100 art exhibitions both locally and internationally in solo, juried, and group art exhibitions.
Amin is a recipient of the British Council Fellowship in 1987, Smithsonian Internship in Washington D.C in 1988, Canada Council Artists Grant in 2014, and Chalmers Fellowship Award in 2008 and 2017.
At the arthere residency, Amin will be researching his current project ‘Melting Borders’ which will look into the communities living around the porous borders of Turkey and collecting and documenting the stories of war-torn areas of Syrian and Iraqi refugees and other immigrants in Turkey.