Malik Irtiza (Kashmir) is a visual artist whose work traverses across various media such as installation, video, sound, text and sculpture. Situated at the intersection of artistic speculation and historical enquiry, her work seeks to develop possibilities of looking at time and voids to articulate the questions of language, memory, everyday life and history writing in contested territories. The work locates itself in the void(s), disrupted, incoherent, non-sensible, and de- ordered inarticulations. It takes recourse in the folklore, storytelling, myth-making and local histories to open up discussions about fragmented time. its articulations and inarticulations by taking recourse to the incoherent, non-sensible folklore, myth and voids in conflict zones such as Kashmir. Irtiza has a background in History and Visual Art studies.She has been a part of Khoj Peers Share 2023, recipient of FICA Emerging Artists Award 2022, and the National Award winner of Students’ Biennale Awards, Kochi Muziris Biennale 2022-23. She is also the recipient of Inlaks – Unidee Award for International Artists’ Residency in Biella, Italy 2023. Irtiza is based in Srinagar, Kashmir.