Nisrine Boukhari (1980, Damascus) studied Sculpture in the Faculty of Fine Arts in Damascus University/Syria , finished her M.A. in Social Design at Angewandte Kunst Wien (University of Applied Arts Vienna/Austria).
Since 2012, Boukhari works on her art based research project on the concept of “Mind Wandering” where she has coined the term “Wanderism” and announced it as “State of Mind”.
Boukhari was artist in residency at Iaspis/Sweden, Trapholt Museum/ Denmark, MAWA art residency Winnipeg/Canada, NKDALE art center Norway, Art Omi in NYC, and many other residencies. She exhibited her work internationally and locally, at Buildmuseet Umea/Sweden, Trapholt Museum Kolding/Denmark, The World Culture Museum Gothenburg/Sweden, The National Museum of Contemporary Art (Museu do Chiado) Lisbon/Portugal, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde/Denmark, Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam/Netherlands, Casoria International Contemporary Art Museum Casoria/Italy, and other places.
Boukhari is a co-founder for AllArtNow the first independent contemporary art organisation in Damascus since 2005.
Nisrine Boukhari lives and works in Stockholm.