Bouchra Khalili is a Moroccan artist based in Berlin. She studied film history at Sorbonne Nouvelle and visual arts at the École Nationale Supérieure d'Arts de Paris-Cergy. Her practice explores imperial and colonial continuums as epitomized by contemporary forced illegal migrations. At the intersection of history and micro-narratives, her work has been subject to numerous solo exhibitions. She also co-founded the Cinémathèque de Tanger, the first center promoting film culture in the region.