Mariam Ghani is a Brooklyn-based artist whose work in video, installation, new media, performance, photography, text, and public dialogue examines how history and memory are constructed and reconstructed as narrative. She has been awarded the NYFA and Soros New Americans Fellowships, grants from the Experimental Television Center and the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, and residencies at LMCC, Eyebeam Atelier, Smack Mellon, the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, and Gemak in Den Haag. Her work has been screened and exhibited widely, including at the Tate Modern, the Liverpool Biennial, the New York Video Festival, the Asia Society, the Danish Film Institute, the Stadsgalerij Heerlen, transmediale and PLAY in Berlin, Futura in Prague, Smart Project Space in Amsterdam, Curtacinema in Rio, EMAP in Seoul, and the Brooklyn, Bronx and Queens Museums.
Her community-based and interactive projects have been commissioned by Turbulence, CEPA, artwurl, the Longwood Digital Matrix, and the Arab American National Museum, and her critical texts have appeared in the Sarai Reader, Arts & Leisure, -empyre-, Samar, Viralnet, Pavilion, FUSE, and the Journal of Aesthetics and Protest. She has a B.A. in Comparative Literature from NYU and an MFA from SVA, and teaches in the Art & Technology program at the Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey.