Maryam Muliaee is a media artist-researcher based in Buffalo, NY. Her work is multidisciplinary, ranging from video/sound installations to experimental animation, xerography and locative media. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Department of Media Study at University at Buffalo, SUNY, where she teaches courses in video and sound production, as well as film seminars such as World Cinema, and, Film and Immigration, among others. Maryam has exhibited her work in various international, curated exhibitions, juried festivals, and screening programs including in galleries in London, Tokyo, Seoul, Berlin, Poznan, Warsaw, Florence, Brussels, Zagreb, Athens, New York, Buffalo, and Tehran since 2007. Her current research/practice explores and examines how media can engender fictional places and possible urban imaginaries through feminist tactics. Maryam has published chapters with Peter Lang Publishing, and Bloomsbury Publication, and also in peer-reviewed journals such as Ekphrasis: The Journal of Images, Cinema, Theory, Media. She is the recipient of 2019-2020 award from Gender Institute Dissertation Fellowship for her project “Feminist Media Archaeologies as Countermapping.”
Since 2016, she serves as art director and animator at Buffalo Documentary Project. She is also the co-founder of Media-as-things, a collective media project (practice+research) with a focus on themes such as media archaeology, recycling, failure, noise and error in art practice.