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Hasan Elahi

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, Sundance Film Festival, and at the Venice Biennale. His work is frequently in the media 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 the Tate Modern, Einstein Forum, the American Association of Artificial Intelligence, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, TED Global, and The World Economic Forum. His recent awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2016, an Alpert/MacDowell Fellowship in 2010, and grants from the Doris Duke Foundation in 2014, Art Matters Foundation in 2011, and Creative Capital in 2006. He is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Art at University of Maryland and from 2011 to 2014 was Director of the Design, Cultures, and Creativity program in the Honors College and in 2009, was Resident Faculty at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.

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