Maryam Muliaee is a media artist-researcher, and a PhD candidate in Media Study at University at Buffalo, where she teaches as an adjunct as well. Her current projects focus on media archaeology, failure, haptic image, the notions of place/space and mapping, ranging from video/sound installation to projection art and locative media. Her doctoral dissertation focuses on feminist media archaeologies and art practices that involve an embodied, and grounded approach to the themes of place/city. Maryam has been the art director for various documentary productions and interdisciplinary art projects over the last ten years. Her work has been exhibited and screened in the galleries and juried festivals around the world since 2007.