Acme Studios — Nayab Noor Ikram

Supporting Artists since 1972

Nayab Noor Ikram

Finnish Institute UK and Ireland  

Nayab Noor Ikram is a Turku-based visual artist and photographer of the Pakistani diaspora born on the Åland Island, an autonomous, demilitarised, Swedish-speaking region of Finland. 

In her artistic practice, Ikram works with moving image, photography, performances, and installations exploring concepts dealing with the feeling of in-betweenship, cultural identity, and memory through rituals and symbolism.

Ikram has exhibited in Finland and internationally. Her work can be found in public and private collections of the City of Helsinki managed by the Helsinki Art Museum and The Åland Art Museum. In 2019 she was the recipient of a Culture Award from the Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland and the Anna-Lena Dreijer Art Fund on The Åland Islands in 2022.

Finnish Institute UK and Ireland  

The Institute supports the internationalisation of Finnish contemporary art and helps artists, researchers and social and cultural actors to create international networks. The Institute was founded in 1991 and it is a non-profit, private foundation funded by The Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.   

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