Runa Islam

born 1970

Runa Islam, ‘First Day of Spring’ 2005
First Day of Spring 2005
© Runa Islam, courtesy White Cube, London
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Runa Islam (Bengali: রুনা ইসলাম; born 10 December 1970) is a Bangladeshi-born British visual artist and filmmaker based in London. She was a nominee for the 2008 Turner Prize. She is principally known for her film works.

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Film and audio

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  • Tate Papers

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