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 the Department of Media Study at University at Buffalo, SUNY, where she taught courses in video and sound production, as well as film seminars such as World Cinema, among others. Maryam has exhibited her work in various curated exhibitions, juried festivals, and screening programs in galleries of London, Tokyo, Seoul, Berlin, Poznan, Warsaw, Florence, Brussels, Zagreb, Athens, New York, Buffalo, and Tehran, since 2007. Her current research/practice explores how media can engender fictional places and possible urban imaginaries through feminist tactics. Maryam has published her research 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 grant award Dissertation Fellowship from UB Gender Institute for her project “Feminist Media Archaeologies as Countermappings.”
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. She is the editor of MAST Journal (NeMLA’s new journal of Media Art Study and Theory), at the University at Buffalo, SUNY.