Hira Nabi is a filmmaker, multimedia artist, and a writer/researcher. Her work looks at repressed memory in urban landscapes, imagined histories and possible futures, movements and migrations, botanical exchanges, infrastructures, and the environment.
She has exhibited and screened at Alwan Center for the Arts in New York, Union de Escrituras y Artistas de Cuba, in Havana, The Second Floor, and Vasl Artists Association in Karachi, Twelve Gates Arts Gallery in Philadelphia, Festival de Cine Pobre, Gibara, L’Alternativa Festival, Barcelona, Colomboscope, Colombo, CPH:DOX, DokuFest, and the first Lahore Biennial among others.
She earned a BA in video and postcolonial studies from Hampshire College in 2010, and an MA in cinema and media studies from The New School in 2016. Her most recent work is a study of the shipbreaking yard at Gadani, in southwest Pakistan.