Visiting Artist Hasan Elahi

Date: 01.08.2021 - 01.08.2021

Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Location: Online

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Hasan Elahi is an artist whose work examines issues of surveillance, citizenship, migration, transport, and the challenges of borders and frontiers. His work has been presented in numerous exhibitions at venues such as SITE Santa Fe, Centre George Pompidou, the Sundance Film Festival, the Gwangju Biennale, and the Venice Biennale. His work is frequently in the media and had been covered by the New York Times, Forbes, Wired and has appeared on Al Jazeera Fox News, and The Colbert Report.

Elahi has spoken about his work to a broad range of audiences such as Tate Modern, Einstein Forum, the American Association of Artificial Intelligence, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, TED, and the World Economic Forum.

His recent awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Alpert/MacDowell Fellowship and the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art. Elahi also serves on the Board of Directors at Creative Capital and on the Advisory Board for the New Media Caucus.

Elahi is currently Professor and Director of the School of Art at George Mason University.

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