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Public Lecture Series: Hasan Elahi

  • Washington University Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts (map)

6p reception, 6:30p lecture
Steinberg Auditorium

Interdisciplinary media artist Hasan Elahi will deliver a talk titled "Overexposed" as part of the Public Lecture Series. Elahi’s 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 Georges Pompidou, Sundance Film Festival, Gwangju Biennale, and Venice Biennale. His work is frequently in the media and has 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.

Recent awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Alpert/MacDowell Fellowship, grants from Creative Capital, Art Matters Foundation, the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, and he is a recipient of a Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award. He currently serves on the Board of Directors at Creative Capital and is Associate Professor of Art at University of Maryland.

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Image credit: "Stelae," pigment prints on lightboxes. 10.4' x 32.5' x 20" as installed at Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Germany, 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe. Photo credit: Anatole Serexhe/ZKM.

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