EDUCATION AND DISTINCTIONS

January 2000 B.A. summa cum laude with honors in Comparative Literature, New York University.

Areas of Specialization: Italian Literature, Cinema Studies, Middle Eastern Studies

Distinctions: Sir Harold Acton Memorial Scholarship, National Merit Scholarship, Dean's Undergraduate Research Grant, Italian Departmental Award for Best Student, elected to Phi Beta Kappa in junior year.

May 2002 MFA summa cum laude in Photography, Video & Related Media, School of Visual Arts

Areas of Specialization: Video, Installation + New Media

Distinctions: Aaron Siskind Memorial Scholarship, 2001.

 

FELLOWSHIPS / AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

Akademie Schloss Solitude Fellowship, 2006-07

Longwood Digital Matrix Commission, 2006

Smack Mellon Artist in Residence, 2005-06

NYFA Fellowship in Computer Arts, 2005

Eyebeam Atelier Artist in Residence, 2004

Turbulence.org Net Art Commission, 2004

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Artist in Residence, Woolworth Building, 2003-04

Artist in the Marketplace, Bronx Museum of the Arts, 2002-03

Soros Fellowship for New Americans, 2001-02

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS

*indicates solo or collaborative presentation

2006

Underfire. September 8th – October 8th. I Space Gallery, Chicago.

Fair Play 2006 Video Festival. July 13th-31st. Play Gallery, Berlin, Germany.

Sommerfest 2006. June 24th. Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany. 

Fast Futures: Asian Video Art. May 22nd-27th. Bose Pacia Gallery / Rubin Museum of Art, NYC.

If a cat gives birth to kittens in an oven, are they kittens or biscuits? April 29th – May 30th. Roebling Hall, NYC.

Interdigitate New Media Festival. April 22nd – May 5th. Galatos, Auckland, New Zealand.

d/Art/2006. April 12th – May 6th, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia.

Detained. March 24th - May 5th. Asian American Art Center, NYC.

Site 92. January 21st – March 5th. Smack Mellon, NYC.

Moving Time: Tribute to Nam June Paik. January 20th – February 10th. Gallery Korea, NYC.

The Studio Visit. January 7th - February 10th; February 21st - March 25th. Exit Art, NYC.

2005

America: Are We Drowning? December 10th – February 4th, 2006. Art Murmur, Los Angeles

*Security Blanket: 55 Washington Recording Sessions. October 14th-16th. d.u.m.b.o. Art Under the Bridge Festival 2005. (site-specific installation/performance in collaboration with Nini Hu)

In the Shadow of Heroes. October 7th – 23rd. ArtEast, Bishkek, Kyrgysztan.

The World Is a Safer Place: A Survey of Nonconformist Art. September 23rd – December 10th. The Globe City Gallery, Newcastle, UK.

Puntos Cardinales. September 10th – October 2nd. PS122, NYC.

After Effects. September 8th – 11th: What Comes After: Cities, Art + Recovery. Tribeca

Performing Arts Center, NYC. October 18th – November 4th: 15 Nassau, NYC.

18th Annual Dallas Video Festival. August 3rd – 7th. Dallas Museum of Art & Dallas Theater Center, Dallas, TX.

Media in “f”: 5th Ewha Media Art Presentation. June 21st – 30th. Ewha Art Center, Seoul, Korea.

BROOKLin Video. May 28th – August 30th. Futura, Prague, Czech Republic.

Political Video from New York. May 26th-29th. Objectnotfound, Monterrey, Mexico.

IN/VISIBLE: Contemporary Art by Arab American Artists. May 20th - October 31st. Arab

American National Museum, Dearborn, MI. (commissioned project for inaugural exhibition) 

The Taste of Others. March 5th. Apex Art, NYC.

Independent Heroines 2005 Film Festival. February 9th. The Cube Cinema, Bristol, UK.

Produced@Eyebeam: Work in Process. January 20th - March 5th, 2005. Eyebeam Atelier, NYC.

2004

Democracy Was Fun. November 19th – December 11th. White Box, NYC.

CPH:DOX. November 7th-16th. Danish Film Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark.

d.u.m.b.o. Short Film & Video Festival. October 15th – 17th, Brooklyn, NY.

Liverpool Biennial 2004: The Transparent Eyeball. September 18th – 19th: FACT Centre for

Film, Art & Creative Technology; September 18th – October 23rd: Biennial Mobile Cinema,

55 New Baird St. Warehouse, Independent Quarter. Liverpool, UK.

5th Biennial New Arts Program Video Festival. September 7th – 25th. Paula CooperGallery, NYC. (tour selection, honorable mention for experimental video; jurors John Hanhardt & Sally Berger)

Fear Will Not Silence Us. August 21st. Alwan, NYC.

*Six Feet Under: Make Nice : Chitra Ganesh & Mariam Ghani. July 27th-31st, 2004. White Box, NYC.

Blow the Conch. July 24th, 2004. PS122, NYC.

Explosion LTTR: Elusive Quality. July 19th, 2004. Participant Inc., NYC. 

Subway Series: The Mets & Our National Pastime. July 18th-October 24th, 2004. Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY.

Theater, Music, Words & Film on the Immigrant Experience. July 15th, 2004. The Asian American Writers Workshop, NYC.

Un-American Films. July 4th, 2004. Rooftop Films Summer Season, The River Project, Pier 26, NYC.

In a Time of War. Allied Media Conference Film Festival curated by Rooftop Films. June 16th-18th, 2004. Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.

Tactical Action: Hit 'n Run. May 11th-20th, 2004. Gigantic Art Space/Pier 63, NYC.

Martha & Me. June 12th - July 17th, 2004. Gallery Onetwentyeight, NYC. 

Contemporaneity: An Exhibition of Contemporary Video Works. April 24-30, 2004: Peace & Respect Festival, Museum of Fine Arts, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic; May 2-7, 2004: Academy of Fine Arts, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Open House: Working in Brooklyn. April 16th-August 15th, 2004. Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY.

*Seeing Through Afghanistan: Afghanistan Re-Viewed Through Music & Film. March 26th-28th, 2004. Wesleyan University, CT. (solo screening, performance & lecture within three-day event)

[R][R][F] 2004 : [Remembering-Repressing-Forgetting]. February 20th - March 15th, 2004.

National Museum of Contemporary Art Bucaresti, Romania, BEK Bergen, Norway and Folly

New Media Institute, Lancaster, UK. April 1st - May 16th, 2004: 2nd Thai New Media Art Festival, Bangkok, Thailand; Now Music Streaming Festival, Berlin; BASICS Festival, Salzburg, Austria; Pescara Electronic Arts & Media Festival, Pescara, Italy;

Version04Festival, Chicago, IL. June 21st –August 3rd: VI Havana Salon y Coloquio de

Arte Digital, Cuba; Split Festival of New Film & New Media, Croatia; public_space_festival Yerevan, Armenia; West Coast Numusic & Electronic Arts Festival Stavanger, Norway. September 13th-30th: Perth Biennale of Electronic Arts, Australia. Online at www.newmediafest.org/rrf2004/ through December 2004.

Universal Games/Everything Is Gonna Be Alright. February 19th, 2004. Cantor Film Center, New York University, NYC. (two-person screening within the spring season of Cinema East, co-sponsored by the Directors' Series of the NYU Film Department)
5th Biennial New Arts Program Video Festival. January 12-February 27, 2004, Marywood University Art Galleries, Scranton, PA.

2003

13a Mostra Curtacinema. November 27th - December 7th, 2003, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (opening night selection)

Canal Street Projection Project. October 26th-November 1st, 2003. New Orleans, LA.

Permanent Transit. October 30th, 2003. Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

5th Biennial New Arts Program Video Festival. October 12, 2003 - January 3, 2004, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ.

Breaking News. October 9th, 2003. stART@Judson Church, NYC.

AIM 23. July 16-September 28, 2003. Bronx Museum of the Arts, NYC.

The New York Video Festival. July 23-27, 2003. Film Society of Lincoln Center, NYC.

Open Zone XII. June 29, 2003. Ocularis at Galapagos, Williamsburg, NYC.

Exit Biennial: The Reconstruction. March 8-May 31, 2003. Exit Art, NYC.

transmediale.03: play global! February 2003. Berlin, Germany.

[BLANK]: In Pursuit of An American History. January 24-February 12, 2003, SAC Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

Init.Two. January 2003, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY.

2002

Media(less) Medium. November 17 & 23, 2002. Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston.

Afghan-American Women in Film. October 2002. Asia Society, NYC.

=7. September 19, 2002. Brooklyn Academy of Music Rose Cinemas, Brooklyn, NY.

Lost & Found. July 11-27, 2002. Visual Arts Gallery, SoHo, NYC.

Mango. June 28-July 27, 2002. Talwar Gallery, NYC.

(far from) Home Videos. June 16, 2002. Remote Lounge, NYC.

* Parallel Frames. February 10, 2002. Fletcher School of International Diplomacy, Tufts University, Boston. (Solo screening & artist talk)

2001

* Parallel Frames. August 22, 2001. Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art,

Yerevan, Republic of Armenia. (Solo screening & artist talk)

Progress/Armenia Dreams Gasoline. Sept-Oct 2001. Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art, Yerevan, Armenia.

* Parallel Frames. November 30, 2001. Middle East Film Series, Kevorkian Center & Center for Media, Culture, & History, New York University, NYC. (Solo screening & artist talk)

2000

Works in Progress. January 2000. The Clairaudience Collective, Williamsburg, NYC.

1999

Repeat Fugitive/Nachdenkung uber die Einsamkeit. March 1999. Dreams Cafe, Florence, Italy.

 

CATALOGUES AND PUBLICATIONS

"Divining the Question: An Unscientific Methodology for the Collection of Warm Data." Viralnet, Issue Viralzerosix. Los Angeles: Center for Integrated Media, CalArts, 2006.

The World Is a Safer Place: A Survey of Nonconformist Art. Newcastle: The Globe City Gallery, 2005.

"Unwritten Histories & the Digital Divide: On Critics, Archives and Networks." Arts & Leisure. New York: e-flux / Art in General, 2005.

Index of the Disappeared: Catalogue .100. ‘zine co-edited & produced with Chitra Ganesh, distributed by LMCC during the “Cities, Art & Recovery” conference on the fourth anniversary of 9/11. Black and white, run of 150, 8.5” x 7”, 2005. Includes contributions by Ghani, Ganesh, Jenny Polak, Joan Linder, and the Visible Collective.

"Seeing the Disappeared," with Chitra Ganesh. Samar Issue 19: Spring/Summer 2005.
IN/VISIBLE: Contemporary Art by Arab-American Artists. Detroit: Arab American National Museum, 2005.

"How Do You See the Disappeared?" Journal of Aesthetics & Protest #4. Los Angeles: AK Press, 2005.

"Towards a Visual Language of Resistance: Notes on the Disappeared," with Chitra Ganesh. Bare Acts: The Sarai Reader 05. Edited by Raqs Media Collective. New Delhi: Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, 2005.

d.u.m.b.o. Short Film & Video Festival. New York: d.a.c., 2004.

Liverpool Biennial 2004: The Transparent Eyeball. London: Black Diamond, 2004. With essay by Lauren Cornell.

Subway Series. New York: ZingBooks, 2004. With essay by Carlo McCormick. 

Open House: Working in Brooklyn. With essay by Charlotta Kotik & Tumelo Mosaka. New York: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.

13a Mostra Curtacinema. Rio de Janeiro: Quid Cultura, 2003.

5th Biennial New Arts Progam Video Festival. With essay by Ann Sargent-Wooster. Berks: New Arts Program, 2003.

AIM 23. With essay by Lydia Yee & Amy Rosenblum-Martín. New York: Bronx Museum of Art, 2003.

transmediale.03: play global! Berlin: Hauptstadtkulturfonds, 2003. 

Mango. New York: South Asian Women's Creative Collective, 2002.

Pour La Victoire. Edited by surface2air. Paris: Spoon, 2002.

 

SELECTED REVIEWS AND INTERVIEWS

"Writing Politics on Your Flesh: An Interview with Mariam Ghani." Interview with Tom Leeser & Beth Rosenberg. Viralnet, Issue Viralzerosix. Los Angeles: Center for Integrated Media, CalArts, May 2006.

"Moving Time: A Tribute to Nam June Paik." Review by Harry Perlmutter. Art Asia Pacific Issue #49, Summer 2006.

"Kabul: Reconstructions." Review by Shaheen Rassoul. NYArts Magazine Vol. 11, No. 5/6, May/June 2006.

"The Idea of 'Illegality': Sarai Reader 05: Bare Acts." Review by Nivedita Menon. Economic and Political Weekly, November 26th, 2005.

"Piecing it Together: Storytelling in the Digital Age." Feature by David Alm. The Independent, Vol. 28, No. 8. October 2005.

"U.S. Exhibition Depicts Realities of Life for Arab Americans." Article by Ramsay Short. The Daily Star (Beirut), October 13th, 2005.

"Artists Seek to Fill 9/11 Voids." Article by Christine Lagorio. CBSNews.com, September 12th, 2005.

"IN/VISIBLE Art Exhibition Inaugurates Arab American National Museum." Article by Maymanah Farhat. The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, Vol. XXIV, No. 6. August 2005.

"In/Visible: Contemporary Art by Arab-American Artists." Contemporary Art from the Islamic World, Issue 11, July 2005.

"Fast Tracks: Brooklyn, Brooklyn and BROOKLin VIDEO." Review by Lizzy Le Quesne. The Prague Post. July 7th, 2005.

"Transnational Artists: Arab American Artists Remapping the Boundaries of Art." Essay by Salwa Mikdadi in Neighbors in Dialogue, ed. Beral Madra and Aype Orhun Gültekin, Istanbul: Norgunk Yayyncylyk, 2005.

"Detroit Iraq City." Article by Edward Houghton in The Fader Issue 31. May/June 2005. (preview of Points of Proof Detroit edition)

"Revealing the Unseen: Mariam Ghani." Article by David Alm. RES vol. 8, no. 2: Coming Up / New Talent. March/April 2005. (cover/lead article)

"Women & Political Power." BBC Persian radio series produced by Yassaman Ameri, February 2005.

"Contemporary Art in Central Asia." Essay by Leeza Ahmady with work from the Contemporaneity exhibition. Lemar – Aftaab | afghanmagazine.com, July 2004.

"Contemporaneity: International Video Art in Kyrgysztan." Contemporary Art from the Islamic World, Issue 7 – June 2004.

"In an Unrecognizable and Unrecognized Central Asia." Marshall Swatt interview with Leeza Ahmady. NYArts Magazine, July/August 2004.

"The Art & Artists of the Year." Article by Roberta Smith. The New York Times, December 28th, 2003.

"Kabul: Reconstructions." Feature by Melissa Hibbard. ArteNews Issue 2 (Winter 2003-04) 

"Pluralidade em Curtas." Article by Dominique Valansi. Estaçao Virtual, December 2003.

"Cineasta registra a difícil reconstrução do Afeganistão." Article by Cristina Azevedo. O Globo, December 1st, 2003.

"Tamanho não é documento." O Dia, November 27th, 2003.

"Personal Work & Videogames in the Spotlight at 2003 New York Video Festival." Article by Eugene Hernandez. Indiewire.com, July 15th, 2003.

"Exit Biennial: The Reconstruction." Review by William Powdha. The Brooklyn Rail, June-July 2003.

"Mariam Ghani's Kabul: Reconstructions." Profile & interview with Yassaman Ameri on This Week In New York. BBC World Service Farsi radio broadcast, May 28, 2003. Text article published on BBC Persian website, June 2003.

"Kunst Gegen Krieg." Article by Markus Wieland. Falter No. 16/03 (Vienna, Austria: April 16, 2003).

"A Space Reborn, With A Show That's Never Finished." Article by Roberta Smith. The New York Times, April 4th 2003.

"Victory Dance: A New Fashion-Art Collective Turns Out the Season's Must-Have Book." Article by Janet Ozzard. Style.com, June 24th 2002.

"Mango." Review by Holland Cotter. The New York Times, June 22nd 2002.

 

SELECTED LECTURES, PANELS AND ROUNDTABLES

Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Mariam Ghani. Center for Integrated Media, California Institute for the Arts, Valencia, CA.

IN/VISIBLE and the Inauguration of the Arab American National Museum. Roundtable with Salwa Mikdadi, Joe Namy & Sumaya Samaha, moderated by Shiva Balaghi. September 19th, 2005. Kevorkian Center for Middle East Studies, NYU, NYC.

Cities, Art & Recovery: The Art of Aftermath. After Effects artist talk with Chitra Ganesh, Pia Lindman, Conor McGrady, & Amie Siegel. Moderated by Erin Donelly of LMCC. Sunday, September 11th, 2005. Tribeca Performing Arts Center, NYC.

Sites in Translation. Discussion organized and moderated as guest co-moderator for month of September, with Ricardo Miranda Zuñiga, Angel Nevarez, Lana Lin and Lan Thao Lam. -empyre- new media discussion list.

"Representation and Reception." Panel discussion with Ayreen Anastas and Abdelali Dahrouch, moderated by Sarah Rogers. New Forms and Meanings: A Symposium on Contemporary Arab-American Art. May 19th - 21st, 2005. Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI.

Paul Chan & Mariam Ghani: Art, War & Activism. Roundtable moderated by Shiva Balaghi. March 4th, 2005. Kevorkian Center for Middle East Studies & Center for Media, Culture & History, NYU, NYC.

"Creative Alliances for Effective Activism." Workshop/panel led with Chitra Ganesh. And So Forth: A Post-Inaugural Assembly, organized by the Amnesty International Firefly Project. January 23rd, 2005. Office Ops, NYC.

Arab-American Artists & the Legacy of Edward Said. Roundtable moderated by Shiva Balaghi. September 25th, 2004. Kevorkian Center for Middle East Studies, NYU, NYC.
ACCESS ZONE 0.3. Artist in the Marketplace artist talk & panel. September 7th, 2003. Bronx Museum of the Arts, NYC.

[BLANK]: In Pursuit of an American History. Panel discussion with Stephanie Dinkins (moderator), Jefferson Pinder, Karina Aguilera Skvirsky, Tracey Walters, Scott Neumann, and Christian Rogers. February 11th, 2003. Stony Brook University, Long Island, NY.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Fall 2005-present

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Art, Music + Technology, Stevens Institute of Technology.

Co-designed curriculum for Video I & II studio sequence, and co-taught both classes for the first year they were offered, academic year 2005-06. For academic year 2006-07, designed curriculum for and taught an introductory theory survey course, Media Culture & Theory, which is now required for DAMT majors and offered as a junior/senior elective for non-majors.

Spring 2005      

MFA Thesis Adviser, MFA Computer Arts Department, School of Visual Arts, New York. Co-advised student Danny McKernan on interactive video installation thesis project (with collaborator Ed Potter).

Winter 2004

Teaching Artist, Girls-Eye-View, Eyebeam Atelier. Developed curriculum, prepared lessons, and taught practical and project-based classes in the Girls-Eye-View after-school program for middle school students in conjunction with residency to develop interactive installation and public dialogue project.

1-12/05

Freelance video & copy editing for clients including SciMedMedia and the Overseas Development Institute.

11/04 - 6/05

Fundraising Consultant, Arte East. Developed funding plans, tracking documents, organizational and project narratives, researched prospects and advised on fundraising strategies for new nonprofit that presents and supports the cinema of the Middle East, including work towards the launch of their first film festival.

Spring 2004

Visiting Artist, MFA Computer Arts Department, School of Visual Arts, New York.

Gave lectures, audited courses and advised students in conjunction with residency to develop web project.

1/00 - 1/04

Grants Writer & Digital Projects Coordinator (formerly Development & Programming Assistant) at the nonprofit art center Exit Art in New York. Primarily responsible for developing project proposals & budgets, researching prospects, tracking and reporting on grants received, & managing relations with all institutional funders, as well as managing the launch of two new digital initiatives, Exit Art's Center for Digital & Cinematic Images and the Exit Art Digital Archive. Previous responsibilities included individual cultivation, board liaison, film/video review and curating, public program development, copy editing and archive management.

9/01 - 12/02      

Teaching assistant for Collier Schorr's first-year MFA Master Critique, MFA Photography & Related Media Department, School of Visual Arts, New York.

10/03

Guest lecturer, grants writing and professional practices, Pratt Institute MFA Fine Arts Internship Seminar, Brooklyn, NY.

8/03

Teaching Artist, Bronx Museum of the Arts. Created and implemented arts education project for 3 to 12-year-olds at the Museum.

2/03

Taught grants writing workshop for the Urban Artists Initative of the Urban Institute, New Haven, CT.

9/02-9/05

Guest lecturer, Intro to Arab-American Literature and Topics in West Asian Literature, Hunter College English Department and Asian Studies program. (One guest lecture per semester since fall 2002.)

Fall 2001

Guest lecturer, grants writing, Columbia University MFA Fine Arts Professional Practices Seminar.

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

Spring 2006 at the Asian American Art Center: Detained, an exhibition and public program series exploring the communal convergences and conversions and the political and spiritual issues raised across the ethnic boundary lines of Arab and Asian by the story of Captain James Yee, the Asian-American U.S. Army chaplain at Guantanamo Bay who converted to Islam, married a Muslim Arab, and was then detained himself for two years under suspicion of treason. Co-organized with artists Tina LaPorta, Trong Nguyen, and Tomie Arai, Rabab Abdulhadi of the Arab American Studies Center at the University of Michigan, and Bob Lee of the Asian American Art Center.

October 19th - 20th, 2000 at Exit Art: Coded Bodies, a two-day video and performance event featuring work by South Asian women that explored the coded meanings of the body through works examining traditional and non-traditional dress, private and public rituals, and body adornments and movements. In collaboration with Chitra Ganesh and Swati Khurana of the South Asian Women's Creative Collective. With program notes.

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member, College Art Association;

Appointed to CAA Diversity Practices Committee, serving 2004 through 2007

Member, South Asian Women's Creative Collective 

Member, Refuse and Resist!

Member, Rhizome.org

Member, Phi Beta Kappa

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Video editing & mixing: Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Premiere, AfterEffects, VLC, Max/MSP/Jitter.

Sound editing and design: ProTools, SoundEdit, Peak.

Multimedia design: Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, InDesign, Keynote, Cleaner, Director, Dreamweaver, Flash.

Programming and scripting: (X)HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, Lingo.

Web authoring: BBEdit, JEdit, SFTP, Fetch.

DVD authoring: DVD StudioPro, APack, iDVD.

Database: FilemakerPro, Access, Paradigm, MySQL, PHPMyAdmin.

Physical computing: Basic Stamp/Board of Education, MacBS2, PBasic, soldering, circuits, sensors, serial control.

Copy editing & proofreading experience including catalogue editing (Jan Rauschwerger's Portraits and Papo Colo's Coloisms, both with essays by Dominique Nahas, 2000) and fact checking (Village Voice 1999-2000).

Grants writing, budgeting & prospect research experience including Foundation Center certificate course in proposal writing, FC Search 7.0.

 

TRAVEL AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Fluent in Italian and French; working knowledge of German, Spanish and Arabic.

Have lived in Italy (2 years), Pakistan (1 year), and Germany; extended stays in Lebanon, Afghanistan, Switzerland, France & Armenia; travel frequently to Afghanistan, Lebanon, Turkey, Germany, France, Italy and the U.K.; have also spent time in Syria, Jordan, Spain, the Netherlands, Israel, Palestine, Thailand, Brazil and Russia.

 

VIDEOGRAPHY

1999

Repeat Fugitive (1 channel, 9:00)

Looped (2 channels, 14:00)

2000

Shahrazade Divided (1 channel, 50:00)

Blind Crossing/Crossing Blind (2 channels, 3:10)

Universal Games (1 channel installation, 2:20)

2001

My Name on Your Lips (sounds so foreign) (2 channel installation, 3:30)

For Your Safety: Reasons to Stay Inside (1 channel, 12:00) 

The Last Home Movie (2 channel installation, 3:00)

Armenia Dreams Gasoline (2 channels, 14:00) 

Beirut Nocturne (1 channel, 3:50)

2002

Permanent Transit (1 channel surround sound installation, 24:00)

Friendly Fire (1 channel installation, 3:10)

2003

Kabul: Reconstructions (3 channel installation, 6:24)

Miraculous Dissolves (Performance in the Age of Martha Stewart Living) (1 channel installation, 5:00)

The Glass House Home Movies (4-in-1 channel video installation with 5-channel interactive audio, 15:00)

2004

TRACEXCHANGEXCAVATE (1 channel installation, 19:40, collaboration with Emily Tepper & Michael Floyd)

How Do You See the Disappeared? (1 channel, 9:28)

2005

Kabul: Constitutions (3-channel interactive installation, 2:30:00)
Points of Proof (1 channel installation, 34:00)
The Studio Visit (1 channel, 5:48)

*Note that most video installations also exist in single-channel versions for screening.

 

WEB PROJECTS

In collaboration with programmer Ed Potter and the AINA Afghan Media Center in Kabul:
kabul-reconstructions.net

March 2003-present

In collaboration with composer Qasim Naqvi, poet Zohra Saed, & programmer Ed Potter:
Permanent Transit: net.remix
Project commissioned by PS122 for the August 2004 issue of artwurl.org

In collaboration with programmers Rob Durbin & Ed Potter and visual artist Chitra Ganesh:
How Do You See the Disappeared? A Warm Database

A 2004 commission by Turbulence.org, funded by the Jerome Foundation and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs