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Mariam Ghani

Outcasts: Women in the Wilderness
Glyndor Gallery | April 8–July 9, 2017

Pictured above:
White Sands #2
from the series Landscape Studies: New Mexico, 2008-10
dye transfer print on aluminum, 20 x 30 inches
© MARIAM GHANI & ERIN ELLEN KELLY; Courtesy of the artists and RYAN LEE, New York, NY

Mariam Ghani is an artist, writer, filmmaker and teacher whose research-based practice spans video, installation, photography, performance and text. Her exhibitions and screenings include Rotterdam and CPH:DOX film festivals, Sharjah and Liverpool Biennials, Documenta 13 in Kabul and Kassel, Guggenheim Museum, Met Breuer, Queens Museum and MoMA in New York. Since 2004 Ghani has collaborated with the artist Chitra Ganesh on Index of the Disappeared, an experimental archive of post-9/11 detentions, deportations, renditions and redactions; since 2006 she has collaborated with the choreographer Erin Ellen Kelly and the composer Qasim Naqvi on Performed Places, a video series.Ghani has been awarded the NYFA and Soros fellowships and many other grants, and her residencies include Eyebeam Atelier, Smack Mellon, Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University and the Schell Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School. She holds a BA in comparative literature from New York University and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts. Ghani teaches at Cooper Union and in the social practice MFA program at Queens College.

 

Pictured above:
Black Coal Dust #1
from the series Landscape Studies: New Mexico, 2008-10
dye transfer print on aluminum, 20 x 30 inches
© MARIAM GHANI & ERIN ELLEN KELLY; Courtesy of the artists and RYAN LEE, New York, NY

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The Arts at Wave Hill are supported by the Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc.; Michael J. Shannon; Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation; the National Endowment for the Arts; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; New York Community Trust Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; The Pollock-Krasner Foundation; The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation; and by the Cathy and Stephen Weinroth Commissioning Fund for the Arts.