The Serpentine Gallery Garden Marathon was the sixth in the Gallery's acclaimed Marathon series. This two-day event explored the concept of the garden.
Zarina Hashmi, (born 1937 in Aligarh, India) lives and works in New York. After receiving a degree in mathematics, she studied printmaking with S. W. Hayter at Atelier-17 in Paris. Hashmi has participated in numerous exhibitions, including at MoMA and the Guggenheim Museum, New York; and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. Her work is in the permanent collections of the V&A; the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris; the Hammer Museum, LA; the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Guggenheim Museum and MoMA, New York. Hashmi was one of the artists representing India at the 54th Venice Biennale (2011).
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