biography

Maryam is a media artist-researcher based in Buffalo, New York. Her work is multidisciplinary, ranging from video and sound installations to experimental animation, xerography, and locative media. She received her Ph.D. in Media Study (a practice-based research program that combines media art creations with theoretical investigations) from the University at Buffalo in 2020, where she also has taught courses in video/sound production, as well as film and media theory seminars since 2015. She is the founding editor of MAST (The Journal of Media Art Study and Theory), an open access blind peer-reviewed journal in the domain of media studies.

 

Maryam’s current work explores how media can engender architectural/urban imaginaries for multisensory experiences. She has exhibited her works in more than fifty curated exhibitions, juried festivals, and screening programs, and in the galleries of London, Tokyo, Seoul, Berlin, Poznan, Warsaw, Florence, Brussels, Zagreb, Athens, New York, Buffalo, and Tehran since 2007. She also has published her research with Peter Lang, and Bloomsbury Publishing, also in peer-reviewed journals such as Ekphrasis. She was the recipient of the advanced Dissertation Fellowship Award from the UB Gender Institute (2019-2020) for her doctoral project “Feminist Media Archaeology in Artistic Practice.” Since 2016, Maryam has been collaborating as a researcher, art director, and animator in Buffalo Documentary Project. She is also the co-founder of Media-as-things, a collective art-based research project with a focus on media archaeology. She was featured in LIVE YOUR ART, a documentary film that celebrates the spaces of art creation across diverse disciplines and portrays four female artists living and working in Buffalo.

To contact, please email: mary[dot]muliaee [at] gmail [dot] com