Artist Talk: Hasan Elahi

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Join us for a talk by Hasan Elahi, whose work, Shroud, is presented at Objectifs as part of Stories That Matter.

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 Georges Pompidou, the Sundance Film Festival, the Gwangju Biennale, and the Venice Biennale. His work is frequently in the media and has been covered by The New York Times. Forbes and 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, grants from Creative Capital, Art Matters Foundation and the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, and he is a recipient of a Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award. He is currently Professor and Director of the School of Art at George Mason University and lives and works outside of Washington, DC.

This talk is co-presented by Objectifs and the Cultural Research Centre, National University of Singapore.

Part of Stories That Matter: Who Cares

Stories That Matter 2020: Who Cares is supported by the Cultural Matching Fund.

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Tue Mar 10, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM SGT
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