Lecture by Mariam Ghani

Grad Fine Arts Satellite Lecture Series
October 1, 2012 7:15 pm

Interactive installation "Kabul Constitutions" in the Gemak Art Center in the Hague (2008). (Photo courtesy of Robert K.)

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Mariam Ghani is a Brooklyn-based artist whose research-based practice operates at the intersections between place, memory, history, language, loss, and reconstruction. She has been awarded the NYFA and Soros Fellowships, grants from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, CEC ArtsLink, the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, and the Experimental Television Center, and residencies at LMCC, Eyebeam Atelier, Smack Mellon, and the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart.

Her work in video, installation, and photography has been exhibited and screened internationally, including at the Sharjah Biennials 9 and 10, the 2005 Liverpool Biennial, the Beijing 798 Biennial, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Tate Modern in London, the National Gallery in DC, transmediale in Berlin, Futura in Prague, Curtacinema in Rio de Janeiro, EMAP in Seoul, d/Art in Sydney, and Bodhi Art in Mumbai.

She earned her BA in comparative literature from New York University and her MFA in Photography, Video + Related Media from School of Visual Arts.