Hasan Elahi lecture at RMCAD’s Visiting Artist, Scholar, and Designer Program
Hasan Elahi is a Baltimore-based artist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Art at the University of Maryland. His work examines issues of surveillance, transport, border, and frontiers through a variety of media and has been exhibited extensively, notably at SITE Santa Fe, the Sundance Film Festival, The Hermitage, and the Venice Biennale.
Elahi has presented lectures at the Tate Modern, the American Association of Artificial Intelligence, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Ted Global, and the World Economic Forum. Awards for his artistic achievement include grants from the Creative Capital Foundation, Art Matters, and the Ford Foundation/Phillip Morris National Fellowship. Reviews of Elahi’s work can be found in The New York Times, Forbes, Wired, CNN, and Al Jazeera, among many others. The artist also appeared on The Colbert Report in 2008.Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. At the Mary Harris Auditorium