Artist

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Mariam Ghani

Via New York, NY, USA

Mariam Ghani (b. New York, 1978) is a visual artist whose work explores how histories, places, identities and communities are constructed and reconstructed. Her exhibitions and screenings include dOCUMENTA (13) [2012], the Museum of Modern Art, New York (2011), Sharjah Biennials 10 and 9 (2011, 2009), National Gallery, Washington DC (2008), Tate Modern, London (2007), EMAP, Seoul (2005), Liverpool Biennial (2004) and transmediale, Berlin (2003). Public projects have been commissioned by Creative Time and the Arab American National Museum, among others. Critical texts have appeared in FUSE, Viralnet, Pavilion, Sarai Reader, Radical History Review and the Journal of Aesthetics and Protest. In spring 2012 she collaborated with Afghan Films and the media archive collective pad.ma to launch a digitization project in the Afghan Films archive.

 

Mariam Ghani's Articles

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    Radical Archives

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    Guantanamo Is Not an Exception: U.S. Prison Policy, from California to Cuba

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    Afghanistan: Parable of the Garden

  • The Guantanamo Effect

    The Guantanamo Effect

  • Afghanistan: In Search of an Independence Day

    Filming the Many Afghanistans