Morehshin Allahyari is a new media artist, activist, and educator. She has participated in numerous exhibitions around the world including at the Venice Biennale, Museum of Contemporary Art in Montreal, Dallas Museum of Art, Queens Museum (NYC), Pori Museum (Finland), Ex Teresa Arte Actual (Mexico City), and Museum für Angewandte Kunst (Frankfurt). She is currently an artist-in-residence at Eyebeam's Research Residency (2016-2017). Allahyari is the co-author of The 3D Additivist Manifesto and co-editor of The 3D Additivist Cookbook (2016), in collaboration with artist and writer Daniel Rourke. Her work has been featured in the New York Times,Wired, NPR, Parkett, Rhizome, Hyperallergic, Global Voices Online, and Al Jazeera, among others.
Banner image: Hassan Khan, The Knot, 2012, commissioned by dOCUMENTA (13), produced by Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, co-produced by the Young Arab Theater Fund (YATF), glass Sculpture 70 cm long x 3 cm thickness x 6.5 cm width in the middle of the knot. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Chantal Crousel. Photograph by Anders Sune Berg.