Katayoun Vaziri

Via New York, NY, USA

Iranian-born visual artist Katayoun Vaziri draws on a wide range of cultural references to question the linearity of political and social narratives. Her work has been featured in exhibitions in San Francisco, London and Dubai. She has undertaken a residency at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and has co-curated a number of exhibitions and screenings, including “Handheld History” at the Queens Museum of Art in 2010. Vaziri also reports on the arts in New York for BBC Farsi (Tamasha Program). She received her MFA from Yale University in 2009. Though based in New York, she is currently a visiting Lecturer at Ohio State University.


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