Saba Hasan is an artist with an eclectic contemporary repertoire consisting of installations, paintings, photographs, voice works and videos. Layered with undertones her work reveals the forces of time, nature and personal histories in a potent, nuanced voice. Saba is a recipient of fellowships from Syracuse University, New York; the George Keyt Art Foundation, Colombo 2002; the French Cultural Ministry, Paris 2006; the Oscar Kokoschka Academy, Salzburg 2010 and the Raza National Award for painting 2005.
Her painting Song of a Departing Day was exhibited at the Venice Biennale 2013 as part of the Imago Mundi Collection; her performance video Saba Hasan Reads Her Poems was screened at Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2015 and her acclaimed video La Verite/Haqeeqat/ The Truth project was a finalist for the Celeste Prize 2014.
Saba's photographs are a part of the UN campaign to focus attention on water issues worldwide 2016 and her series Walking in Deer Park got honorable mention at the Moscow photo awards 2014. Her soundscapes and voice works have been to art shows in Salzburg, Lisbon and at the Met Brauer as part of composer John Adams soundwalk 2016. Saba has also acted as an art educator conducting innovative workshops and community art projects at the Kiran Nadar Museum, Jamia University and Artreach.